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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland


4 + years

Closing Date

2024-02-26 00:00:00


Java Developer Assistant Manager

  • Java Developer Assistant Manager – Systems Engineering – Technology Consulting - Belfast

    At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 

    The opportunity

    We’re looking for resources with expertise in Java based Technologies to join the group of our System Engineering and Integration team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of our service offering.

    Your key responsibilities

    • Coding new developments and / or enhancements
    • Design applications, systems or processes
    • Quality assures program specifications and code
    • Create functional design documentation
    • Adhere to code quality and unit testing standards
    • Identify and implement integration tests, automating tests where appropriate.
    • Investigate and manage complex Live Incidents
    • Coordinate or escalate defects / problems
    • Perform Root Cause Analysis
    • Coordinate team or release activities
    • Create and demonstrate prototypes / screen designs
    • Provide input to governance and status reports
    • Peer reviewing code changes completed by developers

    Skills and attributes

    • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Software Programming or Information Management.
    • Minimum 4-6 years of experience in a software development role.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Basic knowledge and understanding of software development life cycle processes, agile development methodologies, software design and testing.
    • Strong knowledge in Core Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Rest API
    • Experience with ActiveMQ and messaging technologies
    • General knowledge and experience in working with databases (Relational and non-relational).
    • Desired knowledge in containerization concepts & tools (Docker, Kubernetes
    • Experience in front end technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Angular JS)
    • Ability to develop unit testing (Junit) of code components or complete applications.
    • Experience with Continues Integration/Delivery Concepts & tools (GitLab, Maven, SonarQube, Jenkins)

    Soft Skills

    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Team Player
    • Self-starter and highly motivated
    • Ability to handle high pressure and fast paced situations
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Ability to work with globally distributed teams
    • Can operate independently or with minimum supervision
    • Ability to work & Coordinate with various teams (QA, Release Team, Product Team, PMO)
    • Learning ability, including integrating information and the ability to judge and to evaluate

    What we look for


    We’re interested in candidates with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

    What working at EY offers

    At EY, we’re dedicated to helping our clients, from start–ups to Fortune 500 companies — and the work we do with them is as varied as they are.

    You get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. Moreover, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that emphasizes high quality and knowledge exchange. Plus, we offer:

    • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
    • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
    • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

    About EY

    As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and Consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer  a reality.

    If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


    The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


    Apply now.


    Please note;

    Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity& inclusiveness here . We ask because it matters!


    EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.


    Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


    Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.


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