Java Support Engineer

  • Job Reference: 00039417-1
  • Date Posted: 17 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Southend-on-Sea, Essex
  • Salary: £60,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Java Support Engineer
Southend (Essex)
£60,000 - 70,000 + Benefits

Java Support Engineer needed for a permanent career opportunity based in Southend (Essex). Start ASAP ideally in Feb/March 2021.

A chance to work with a leading global digital transformation business on large-scale Government development programmes.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic you will be able to work from home / remotely until lockdown restrictions are eventually lifted.

Key skills, experience + duties will include:

Providing 2nd/3rd line support + fixes for Java-based micro-services technical issues.
In-depth experience in Java back-end development, Spring Boot + RESTful APIs.
Applying your extensive Java development and service support experience.
Provide 24/7 Out-Of-Hours support on a rota basis for high-priority live incidents.
AWS Cloud-based services and applications experience preferred.
Making improvements to Java micro-services solutions including: functional / non-functional component changes + process improvements.
Experience of large-scale integration projects -eg- messaging, web services + distributed systems.
Application management / monitoring: AWS, ELK Stack, Kibana, ElasticSearch + AppDynamics.
Transport + messaging protocols / tools: IBM RabbitMQ, HTTP, SOAP, REST + JMS.
Automation build / test tools: Maven, Jenkins, Cucumber, Gitlab, Ansible.
Working as part of a wider Agile team including business analysts, developers, testers + service support engineers.
Technical Environment: AWS Cloud, Oracle / MySQL databases, Jira, ServiceNow, Confluence, DevOps, CI/CD, Agile, Scrum, TDD, BDD, ITIL.
Government / Public Sector industry experience would be an advantage.
Must either hold active SC Clearance or be eligible to undergo the SC Security Clearance vetting process