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United Kingdom


Senior Software Engineer (Java)

  • If your coding skills are backed up with a talent for solving problems, we’ll help you to make your best, better. Our Senior Java Engineer's work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world purpose and impact.

    CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2023 and has been named one of the ‘World’s Best Employers’ by Forbes magazine. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee.

    We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and you’ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. We’ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go.

    All applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (SC) level.

    Your future duties and responsibilities:

    This role sits in our Digital Solution Centre and offers the opportunity to work on projects across all sectors of our business with clients in both the Public and Private Sector that have a direct positive impact on UK citizens’ lives. You’ll bring together knowledge and information from a range of sources to address complex business issues, and utilise your proven record of designing and developing software in line with quality standards.

    We are looking for passion and experience of front-end development /UX design with a strong core backend development background in Java/Spring. We’re looking for someone to lead, develop and deliver Angular web application components for our high-profile clients. You must be able to work collaboratively to meet customer and business goals from concept to finished product. Ideally, you will have worked in Agile as part of an efficient and multi-disciplined delivery team and be able to design both short-term tests, learn prototypes and scale up to robust long-term solutions.

    Key Tasks:

    • Design and develop software
    • Produce and execute unit tests
    • Carry out peer reviews and provide constructive feedback
    • Understand and deploy a range of methodologies/frameworks

    Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

    You should also be able to demonstrate experience in a mix of the following;

    • Java 8 or above / EE
    • Hibernate / JPA (or other ORM framework)
    • Fuse integration
    • Integration using REST APIs
    • Web Services (eg SOAP or JSON)
    • XML/XSD data design
    • Strong leadership / mentoring experience
    • JBOSS Developer Studio or similar (eg IntelliJ) would be useful but not essential


    • Hibernate
    • Java
    • Java Enterprise Editions JEE
    • JPA
    • RESTful (Rest-APIs)
    • Web Services
    • XML

    What you can expect from us:

    Insights you can act on

    While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

    When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

    At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

    Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.

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