Java Developer

Up to £55,000 per year

Port Talbot, United Kingdom


Key Resource are looking for a Java Developer to join an award-winning development team at an Award-Winning Technology Consultancy in South Wales.

As Java Developer, you will be responsible for the design and development of high-quality web applications, as well as designing and testing code. You will also be responsible for communicating with the clients to analyze requirements. The ideal developer should have a solid background as a Java developer with excellent Spring framework experience, any experience with front end technologies such as Angular or React is highly desirable. It’s essential that you can work collaboratively as well as autonomously when necessary.

The role is based in Port Talbot, South Wales.

Essential Skills
  • Strong core Java skills
  • Experience of web development with JEE, Spring MVC and/or Portal Servers
  • Excellent knowledge of Spring Framework (3 and above) and a clear understanding of dependency injection
  • Good understanding of Hibernate/JPA and Object-relational mapping, including performance considerations
  • PostgreSQL
  • Experience with build tools- Maven, Ant
  • Continuous Integration- TeamCity, Jenkins
  • Experience integrating systems using a wide variety of protocols like REST, SOAP, MQ, TCP/IP, JSON and a number of others
  • Good knowledge and experience of testing frameworks i.e. Junit, Selenium, Cucumber
  • Source Code Management- Git, BitBucket, Subversion
  • Experience with agile tools and methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Confluence, JIRA)
  • Excellent communication skills- written & oral
Desirable Skills
  • Experience in UI development: JavaScript / React.js / Angular.js
  • Experience using AWS Elastic Beanstalk.
  • Liquibase, JDBC
This is a permanent role and is based in Port Talbot. Key Resource are offering a competitive salary.


Key Resource has a track record of building and leading teams to deliver large projects for Enterprise Clients across multiple sectors; from Automotive, Retail and Oil and Gas, to Education, Finance and the wider Public Sector.