Senior Java Developer

£65,000 - £75,000 per year

Coventry, United Kingdom


Key Resource are looking for an experienced Senior Java Developer to join an Award-Winning Technology Consultancy in Coventry.

 The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Java development and the ability to write efficient and testable code, as well as being able to manage all technical aspects of software development including solution design, test automation implementation and deployment. You will be responsible for working with the product owner to prioritise features, scope and document new feature development, and investigate and troubleshoot production problems. Experience with Java 8 and Spring frameworks is required, and any experience with front end development is highly desirable.

 Required skills

  • Software development experience (Java 8 onwards)
  • Hands-on expertise with application design and automated testing
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team of engineers including mentoring
  • Experience with Spring based applications including MVC and Spring Security
  • Knowledge of Java web application and integration architectures e.g. Servlets, REST, WS, event-based patterns
  • Experience of running Java applications in a cloud environment
  • Experience developing and consuming RESTful API’s
  • Experience with SQL data stores e.g. JPA, SQL, Postgres
  • Experience with Java build tooling e.g. Maven
  • Knowledge of automated build / continuous delivery e.g. Jenkins, TeamCity
  • Good collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience in Agile techniques
  • Exposure to commercial aspects of consultancy work  e.g. estimation, proposal writing
Desirable skills

  • Front end web development skills such as HTML5, JS & CSS 
  • Strong technical writing
  • Experience with cloud PaaS solutions
  • Experience with logging and monitoring tooling
  • Experience with configuration management e.g. Terraform
This is a permanent position, with the first project being based in Coventry. When the current project ends, travel around the UK will be required. We 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.