Java Developer


Leeds, West Yorkshire

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£450 - £550 per day

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Jack Thorne

Java Developer


6-12 month contract

We are currently looking for a Java Developer for our client based in Leeds. They are looking for a skilled developer who has started from scratch and led teams on recent projects.

About the role: Successful candidates will have experience with Java, Spring framework and open source technologies and working within a pure agile environment, as well as understanding front and back end development. Experience of Leading teams, mentoring developers. Able to hit the ground running, and must have experience in implementing APIs.


  • 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Have experience of developing Micro Services using Test Driven Development methods (TDD) and Behavioural Driven Development (BDD) practices.

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