Java Developer

  • Job Reference: Java Developer
  • Date Posted: 1 March 2023
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
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  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £75,000 plus
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Our Clients help their clients transform their businesses using data and technology so they're ready for todays and tomorrow's challenges. Digital Solutions is a team of 110 and growing, they design, build, and operate complex cloud, digital and data platforms for some of the UK's leading public and private sector organisations including BMW, Mitchells and Butlers, Police Digital Service, Ministry of Justice, Home Office, National Records of Scotland, National Air Traffic Services, and Network Rail.


They're passionate about delivering great outcomes to their clients and are proud of their long-term engagements in both ongoing project delivery and service management.  


They're innovators too, with a new venture, Digital Forensics Laboratory, being launched later this year.  


What you'll be doing

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Digital Solutions team as one of their Java Developers to join their expanding Development Team. Working in a dynamic fast paced environment, the successful candidate will be expected to own software development activities for an ongoing high-profile contract as well as collaborating with the wider team. This role will involve all aspects of the software development process.

You will: 

  • Work within an Agile team consisting of several feature teams 

  • Design, implement and unit test feature and capability code for critical applications

  • Investigate, diagnose, and fix defects identified across the application estate

  • Prepare release candidates and update deployment charts for progression to higher environments

  • Support investigations and RCA on unexpected and undesirable behaviours related to application code

  • Conduct testing of program and software applications

  • Organise and maintaining documentation of application development and revisions

  • Collaborate with teammates, other service providers, vendors, and users to develop new programming methods


Who you are

Passionate about technology, professional, motivated, collaborative and continually seeking to learn and develop. Excited about the opportunity to work in a full lifecycle software business.

Must Have:

  • SC clearance (or suitable for passing the vetting process)

  • 7+ years of development experience (full software life cycle - building product)

  • Proficient with a Java Development including Spring Boot (5+ Years)

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and ideally Vue.js 

  • Solid exposure to messaging/streaming technology ideally using Pulsar 

  • Hands-on knowledge building on cloud service platforms using AWS

  • Experience developing solutions using containerisation and Kubernetes

  • Experience with a variety of webservice technologies and protocols (REST, SOAP)

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Strong Analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills and proven experience of the ability to communicate with business and technical personnel


  • Building search & analytics engines with Elasticsearch

  • Experience in Mobile Application development using Dart and Flutter

  • Experience using GraphQL

  • Understanding of web application security and security considerations in general

  • Understanding of web usability and accessibility (WCAG) considerations

Note: Candidates must be eligible for BPSS, SC and NPPV3 vetting.

What they can offer you:

Training, personal development and progression

They understand that your career progression is important to you. With our Client people get promoted on merit when they are ready. This means that your career is completely in your own hands and there is never a ceiling for your progress. 

Everyone's career path is different. They welcome people exploring different areas and trying out new skillsets. Just because you start off down one path doesn't mean you are committed to it indefinitely. You have the freedom to carve your own career path.As well learning on the role, they will support you to gain certifications that enhance your career prospects and deliver value.

As your role progresses, they will review your training and development to ensure currency with their business roadmap.


The key to their success is our teamwork and collaboration. They take a hybrid approach - working remotely and coming into the office depending on the business demand and collaboration required as part of the delivery process.


  • Competitive salary 

  • Pension contributions up to 5% (matched by employee and employer) 

  • Life Insurance 

  • Personal Accident Insurance 

  • Private Health Insurance from 2nd anniversary 

  • Sickness & Disability income protection from 3rd anniversary 

  • On site gym membership at our Kensington Office

Diversity and Inclusion

They are an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on the grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation religion, belief, or age.