Senior Java Developer

£70,000 - £80,000 per year

London, United Kingdom


Key Resource are currently recruiting for a Senior Java Developer to join an award-winning development team at an Award-Winning London Technology Consultancy. As part of the role you will work as part of a dedicated project team collaborating with UI Developers, UI/UX Designers and Project Managers to ensure our projects are delivered on time and to spec.

 The ideal developer should have a solid background as a Java developer with strong Spring framework experience, any experience with Angular.js or React.js is highly desirable. It’s essential that you are able to work collaboratively as well as autonomously when necessary.

 The role is based on site in their Central London Head Office but will require you to travel to various client sites.


Essential Skills

  • Team Leading Experience
  • Strong Core Java Skills (Java 8+)
  • Experience of Web Development with JEE, Spring MVC and/or Portal Servers
  • Excellent knowledge of Spring Framework (5) 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
  • 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
  • Proven ability to understand and troubleshoot large systems, drilling down to code level to identify the root cause of isuues
  • Experience managing production environments deployed to Cloud services (PaaS/IaaS)
  • Source code management - Git, BitBucket, Subversion
  • Experience with agile tools and methodologies e.g. Scrum, Confluence, Jira
  • Excellent communication skills - written and Oral

Desired Skills

  • Experience in UI Development - JavaScript/jQuery/Angular
  • Experience using AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Liquibase, JDBC
  • Consultancy experience

The role is based in Central London and is 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.