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Software Engineer - Java 8 / Node.js / Spring Boot

  • Location: West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Life, Bupa
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Software Engineer - Java 8 / Node.js / Spring Boot

The Leeds office of a global software giant are looking for a Java Software Engineer to join one of their Agile teams. Working on SaaS Java products developed in Java 8, with Spring Boot and Hibernate, the client are looking for Java Developers with at least 2-3 years experience, ideally working across the full stack and comfortable employing Agile principles like TDD, CI and CDD.

They offer their employees great benefits from day 1, a City Centre working location with onsite parking (10 minutes walk from Leeds station) and the opportunity to work with a close-knit team that can boast low turnover.

The Team & Role

As part of the team producing a SaaS platform that is used massively in the education sector. You'll be working closely with other Java Software Developers and QA Engineers in an Agile (Scrum) environment. They are strong advocates of agile practices and XP principles such as pair programming, CI and CD.

Suitable candidates will have:

  • Have extensive Java development experience from working with both legacy and cutting edge applications
  • Have knowledge of key AWS services such as SQS, ECS, Lambda
  • Have good knowledge of database technologies, preferably Oracle and MongoDB
  • Experience of CSS, HTML, Spring, REST, NodeJS or Cucumber are also a distinct advantage.
  • Be able to demonstrate great design choices both for greenfield and legacy code
  • Be experienced in mentoring junior team members
  • Understand and promote the importance of testing using the likes of JUnit and be able to support the QA team in their creation of automated tests
  • Have experience of continuous integration using Jenkins (or similar) and collection of metrics using Sonar (or similar)
  • See the value in keeping everyone on the same page using something like Confluence
  • Be technically curious and get a buzz out of solving complex and challenging problems
  • Have awareness of emerging trends and best practices from the industry and have an ability to apply those in your day-to-day role

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