Senior Java Developer

Westminster

£575 a day

CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: Senior Java Developer Government/Public Sector Westminster, London 12 month contract £575 per day

One of my leading clients, a government sector organisation based in Westminster are looking for a Senior Java Developer to join them on-site for a 12 month contract.

Responsibilities:

Lead, supervise or directly manage a team of Digital Java Developers.
Build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.
Implementing APIs for internal and external use. Take part in 2nd-line support of applications and platforms.
Have experience building server-side web applications and have detailed knowledge of HTML, Java 7, REST.
Communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience. Have working knowledge of Unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X;
Have knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems. Have system administration and configuration management skills;
Experience of handling large data sets and scaling their handling and storage; designing and maintaining public HTTP APIs.
Building and scaling high-traffic websites, using of Responsive Web Design, Understand web architecture and have a working knowledge of Jackson, Jersey, MongoDB, Hibernate, DropWizard and Neo4j.

Experience:

Extensive Java development experience
Proven experience of working within the government/public sector
Have experience in implementing APIs for internal and external use.
Have the skills to build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.
Be involved in the wider web development community, identifying good practices we can adopt and sharing our experiences.
Be knowledgeable of tools and techniques used within the wider team, both Developers and Non-Developers.
Take part in 2nd-line support of applications and platforms, including occasional support outside of office hours.
Have experience building server-side web applications and have detailed knowledge of HTML, Java 7, REST.
Have an ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
Have experience working on technical projects within a team.
Have working knowledge of Unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X.
Have knowledge of the use of version control systems such as Subversion or Git.
Experience of working in an Agile environment
Good understanding of TDD and BDD
Have the ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.
Have knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems.
Have experience of building and scaling high-traffic websites.
Understand of the use of Responsive Web Design.
Have experience of designing and maintaining public HTTP APIs.
Have experience of handling large data sets and scaling their handling and storage.
Understand web architecture.

It would also be desirable to:

Have a working knowledge of Jackson, JAX-RS, MongoDB, DropWizard, Neo4j, Mockito, Maven and Cucumber.

Is this exciting opportunity of interest to you? If so, please apply and I will be in touch ASAP.

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.

Posted by Lawrence Harvey, 13 Mar