Job Details


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2020-02-28 12:00:00


Java Software Engineer (Contract)

  • We have an immediate need for multiple Java software engineers (full-time and contract) to work on a number of projects, including work on a suite of products used by developers globally. 

    We are looking for a number of highly experienced Java engineers to work on a 6 month project with a well-known international client. The work will require a broad range of full-stack skills including Java, OSGi, Spring, and optionally React.

    You will be working as part of a small, dedicated team of engineers, playing an integral role in solving some seriously interesting engineering challenges - problems of scale, robustness and correctness. Your software will be used by literally millions of people, so it will have to provably perform and scale with demand.

    You will be expected to lead by example and you will spend most of your time writing code.

    This work is outcomes-based and falls outside IR35

    Key Responsibilities

    • Design, architect and deliver excellent Java code on a daily basis
    • Work across all parts of the development stack, frontend and backend.
    • Get stuff done, but great care and attention

    Need to have

    • A minimum of 7 years experience in the software industry
    • Expertise developing large-scale systems in Java
    • Experience in building cloud and FaaS applications
    • An exceptional understanding of how to create and test clean code
    • A keen eye for detail and a relentless focus on quality which should be reflected in your outputs
    • Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills, written and verbal
    • Eligible to live and work in the UK

    Good to have

    • Experience developing cloud applications in AWS, GDP, or Azure
    • Experience using React, Typescript and OSGi
    • Experience with CI/CD Pipelines
    • Excellent understanding of emerging technologies and best practices
    • Evidence of contribution to a personal or open source project
    • Evidence of taking a leadership role in a technical team to deliver software to market
    • Client facing experience and heads-down attitude
    • Experience of agile processes - planning, grooming, demo, retro, story points, burndown, etc

    We Offer

    • Excellent daily rates (based on experience and sector)