Java Developer

Job Type:
Full Time
South East

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£39,400 to £51,200 per annum
+ benefits

Our client based in Milton Keynes is seeking a Java Developer to work as part of an Application Development Team supporting Public Sector clients in the UK and Europe. The role involves the on-going development of a product that provides records management and workflow functionality specifically to the Justice, Law Enforcement and Border Security industry segment.

Role and Objectives:

• Take ownership of implementation of one/multiple modules of the product
• Perform requirement analysis to create low level design artefacts for individual modules
• Implement J2EE modules based on High Level Designs and as per the project’s quality guidelines
• Perform Unit Testing of developed modules
• Perform root cause analysis of potential issues reported on production as well as test environments
• Implement fixes to address defects raised on the system
• Provide status updates to Project Managers

Required Skill-Set

• Experienced in Object Oriented Analysis and Design and the creation of designs from use cases
• Familiar with UML modelling
• Familiar with iterative development methods
• Knowledge of Java with recent hands on Java development
• Familiar with widely used java frameworks (for example Spring, Hibernate, Struts 2, MAVERN)
• Familiar with web technologies (DHTML, JavaScript, CSS, JSP, JSF)
• Knowledge of XML technologies and web service implementation
• Familiar with the development of database applications with Oracle, SQL, and Postgres

Required Experience

• App development using Java
• App development using XML Schema
• Open Source Apache with ServiceMix and ActiveMQ
• Web Services development
• App development using Agile methodologies
• App development with any RDBMS (e.g. Oracle/PostgreSQL)
• Experience with Java Portal Server

Soft Skills

• Attention to detail
• Ability to consistently work to high levels of quality
• Ability to follow standard processes & procedures
• A self-starter with the ability to work independently
• Good team-working
• Good written and verbal communication

Security Requirements

Candidates must be eligible for, and will be required to obtain, SC clearance for this post (already having clearance is advantageous).

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