Voted by staff and customers as one of the best places to work in the UK and a Top 100 employer; our client is a global Tier 1 consultancy involved in leading cutting edge Public Sector and Government projects throughout the UK. We are looking for a Java Developer to join their successful, stable, and growing team. This can be working from home.
The Company considers employees as highly valued members of the business and offer an extensive benefits package plus fantastic progression opportunities for those wishing to move further in their career on a local, national, or global scale.
Working from home with 1 day per week in Reading
45-80K plus extensive benefits package
Due to the secure nature of this work all applicants will be required to hold current UK Security Clearance to at least SC level. You must have been resident in the UK for at least the last 5 years and cannot have been outside the UK for more than 28 days on any one occasion within this time.
To be successful in the role:
You will be a confident Java Developer with experience of Java engineering and general software architecture including software lifecycle automation and best practices. Other essential requirements for this role include:
Broad knowledge of JAVA / JAVA EE – current and legacy versions, including best practices and patterns for code migrations
Knowledge of best practices regarding continuous Integration/Delivery Pipelines (Jenkins or similar)
Experience in setting up Test Automation Frameworks (Selenium, Cucumber, REST Assured)
Configuration As Code (for example Jenkinsfile, Ansible or similar)
Continuous Inspection Tooling (for example SonarQube)
Sound understanding of DevOps principles, practices and philosophy
Using consultative approach, engaging with internal and external stakeholders
Product identification and down-selection
Problem solving complemented by good analytical and reasoning abilities
Awareness of security concerns and best practices
Deployment and management of large-scale systems
Must be comfortable in a working from home environment
Other desirable skills for this role include experience with:
Cloud Providers (Azure, AWS)
Configuration Management Tooling (GitLab or similar)
Project/Issue Management Tooling (JIRA or similar)
Infrastructure As Code (ARM Templates, Terraform)
Containerisation (Docker, Podman) and Container Orchestration Systems (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes)
Job role and responsibilities:
As a Java Developer, you will join a team which is transforming a UK Central Government Programme to a cloud-ready solution built upon modern DevOps principles.
Our client is looking for a Java Developer to join their Central Government business unit working on a high-profile Programme which is currently transforming its legacy technology stack. This role is a working from home with one day per week in Reading.
The company is highly regarded within the industry and is one of the largest and most successful independent technology & business services firms in the world.
Alongside a competitive salary, you will have access to an annual bonus plan and share scheme making you a member not just an employee. You will also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers, and a cycle to work scheme. This role is working from home.
Diversity is actively encouraged, and inclusivity is a top priority, with support networks for Parents, Women, LGBT+, BAME, Neurodiversity and Disability.