Java Software Engineer

Java Software Engineer

Job Title: Java Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH14224_1565336949
Contact Name: Kelly Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2019 08:49

Job Description

Java Software Engineer
Salary - Competitive

Our client, a well know food delivery company are looking to expand their Engineering team with a Java Software Engineer who will develop innovative software and systems that power everything from their website to their fully automated warehouse.
As a Java Software Engineer you will be part of the Control Systems team building applications that power the picking and storage systems. You will also support the operations team by overseeing a suite of web apps that keep the warehouse running smoothly.
Role & Responsibilities

  • As a Senior Software Engineer you will be expected to drive technical excellence and set an example for junior members of the team.
  • You will be a practitioner of clean code, TDD and agile methodologies.
  • You will be responsible for delivering large projects both individually and within the team.
  • Participate in technical discussions and influence the direction of department wide projects.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Extensive OO programming experience.
  • Solid knowledge of Java, preferably Java 11.
  • A firm grasp of computer science fundamentals and the ability to pick up new ideas and knowledge quickly.
  • Understanding of software architecture and design patterns.
  • Willingness to work across the entire software stack, from provisioning of infrastructure through to software design, development, and support.
  • Experience in the full Software Development lifecycle.
  • Experience in providing production support and a passion in developing code which does not require support.
  • Experience in development tooling and workflows, including automated test/deploy pipelines using tools such as GitLab, docker/Kubernetes deployments, code analysis tools.
  • Some familiarity of web-based technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) is desirable.

What's on offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest-free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and staff discounts.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Kelly Clarke on 02393910035 or email

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