Java Developer


Reading, Berkshire

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£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Equity

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Matthew Pearce

Java Developer

Key Responsibilities of the Java Developer

  • Working within the small engineering team you will be a Java developer with 3 to 5 years' experience responsible for all aspects of day-to-day development
  • Writing modular, well tested code that remains easy to maintain as the codebase and business continues to scale
  • Understanding and applying industry best practices and ensuring your code can scale to processing billions of documents
  • Ensuring code quality via code review, automated testing and pair programming as required
  • Prototyping new solutions and exploring new technologies that improve feature quality and accelerate development


  • Technical degree or similar
  • 3 to 5 years Java experience writing high quality code preferably in an enterprise environment
  • You like clean code. The number of WTFs in your code is low.
  • Comfortable in a Linux environment
  • Familiarity with automation and build tools (Jenkins/Maven etc)
  • Most importantly - a "can-do" startup attitude

Nice to Have

  • Experience working with one or more of the following technologies: HBase, ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Postgres, Scala, Python, Javascript/node.js
  • Exposure to API design, service development, enterprise development patterns and messaging technologies
  • Familiarity with git
  • Familiarity with container based deployment
  • Open source contributions

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