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Java Software Developer - J2SE / JavaFX

  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA, Pension, Travel
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Java Software Developer - J2SE / JavaFX

Ever fancied a role where you take the lead on a re-write from .NET to Java?

Oscar are working with a specialist software house based in Watford, supporting them in the search for a Java Developer in what will be the first Java Development role based in the UK.

The client were acquired by a German firm and in the process of rewriting their stack from C++ & C# into Java. The plan is to rewrite the stack into Core java & JavaFX based platform with Oracle on the back-end, with the Java Developer then having the latitute to introduce new frameworks like Spring, Spring Boot, etc into the architecture.

This position will involve some occasional travelling to European offices in Germany, Poland & Belgium, learning about how their products are developed and travelling back to the UK to provide a knowledge transfer to the UK based team who will be cross-training from .NET to Java.

The Company

Our client are a leading software business that produce an industrial ERP systems. The applications are developed with J2EE, Hibernate and a bespoke in-house GUI framework based on Swing, along with JBoss with Oracle used on the data-layer. They also use other languages such as Python and C++.


  • Development of the core products
  • Development of new functionalities to enhance the product
  • Travel to Germany & Belgian offices
  • Knowledge transfer & mentoring of UK team
  • Go from project requirements to standard features developments as much as possible
  • Integration of products with other applications
  • Improvement of usability and user experience
  • R&D to develop the next generation of products
  • Understanding the customer's requirements
  • Creating and performing test cases
  • Supporting system integration if required (pre-processing, post processing)
  • Designing and implementation of optimization models

Required experience

  • Experience as a Java Developer
  • Strong knowledge of GUI toolkits such as Swing or Java FX
  • JBoss
  • PL/SQL or SQL development
  • Maven
  • SVN or similar
  • JUnit for unit testing
  • UML modelling
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable experience

  • C++, Python & C#
  • German, Polish, Czech, French or Flemmish language skills

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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