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Software Engineer (2+ years upwards) - Java 8, Spring Boot

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Software Engineer (2+ years upwards) - Java 8, Spring Boot, Kubernetes

Want to work with cutting edge Java technology such as RxJava, Vert.x and Kubernetes (with Helm)? What about joining a stealth-mode start-up in Birmingham City Centre, backed by a cash-rich parent company? If you love developing micro-service architectures & having an influence over technology stacks, then please read on.

Our client are developing a disruptive platform for use in the healthcare sector, which is cloud-based & event-driven. The current architecture includes Java 8, Vert.x, RxJava, Docker, Kubernetes (with Helm), Sonar, GRPC and Protobuf.

They are looking for Software Engineers with a minimum of 2 years experience, that have experience in a micro-services architecture and that are not only passionate about Java & the supporting frameworks & technology, but also keen to use other languages like JavaScript, Node.js and Python as they seek to scale the platform further and use the right tech, for the right problem.

Fundamentally, they require candidates that have experience of developing fault tolerant, highly scalable applications using Java 8, within a service orientated / micro-services architecture.

The current stack is

  • Java8 (SE/EE) including JSO and JDBC
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • HTML, CSS
  • RESTful Web Services including JSON/XML
  • Kubernetes with Helm
  • Spring Framework
  • Hibernate
  • JUnit
  • Maven
  • Tomcat
  • MySQL
  • Intelli
  • Git
  • Docker

They are looking for:

  • 2 years experience with Java 8 & either Spring Boot, Vert.x or DropWizard.
  • Spring (Core, MVC, Security)
  • Hibernate
  • Docker or similar
  • Awareness of DevOps
  • Web Application Security (OWASP Top 10)
  • Understanding of responsive web design strategies
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as NodeJS

Nice to haves include:

  • RxJava
  • Asynchronous programming
  • BDD
  • Exposure to NoSQL databases
  • Kubernetes (k8s) with Helm
  • Protobuf and grpc
  • pantsbuild

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

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  • Colin Frontczak
    Java Software Development
    Call:+44 161 828 8140

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