Java Developer


£500 - £550 a day

Java Developer, AWS, Cloud, AWS, TDD

I currently have a position available for a Java Developer with strong experience in TDD as well as AWS/Virtualisation. Please find the spec below.

Role: Java Developer (multiple positions)
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Location: West London
Duration: 3 - 6 months initial (looking to extend)
Application development experience on building large scale, high volume and REST-compliant web services using Java in Cloud or container based environment;
Excellent core Java skills is a must;
Deep understanding of TCP/IP and experienced in the use of apache http libraries for consuming http based web services in an efficient manner;
Software engineering practices including: design patterns, unit testing with Mockito, JUnit, automated build and test systems for continuous integration (using Jenkins) and TDD are a must;
Experience using GIT is a must;
Agile development, in particular Scrum and XP; comfortable with practices like pair programming and code review. Experience of pair programming is must;
Experience of Dependency Injection frameworks like Guice or Spring is a must;
Thorough and systematic approach towards troubleshooting and root cause analysis of production issues is a must;
Must be comfortable using Unix and should be good with common shell commands/scripting;

Highly Desirable:
Scripting languages such as Ruby, Python or Groovy;
Virtualization using Docker and Kubernetes;
Cloud technologies (AWS);
Capturing JVM and application level metrics using Promethieus;
Good understanding of concurrency, multi-threading and thread safety;
NoSQL databases (Ideally Cassandra);
Experience working in a continuous delivery environment;

Nice to have:

BDD testing using Ruby, Cucumber;
NFT using JMeter;

If this position interests you please get in touch.


Hydrogen UK Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
This job was originally posted as

Posted by Hydrogen Group, 12 Oct