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IT Consultancy


Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-02-26 00:00:00


Java Consultant

  • Java Consultant

    • Belfast / UK
    • Full-time
    • Department: Digital Development & Architecture

    Company Description

    Version 1 have a great reputation for Digital Applications delivery. Due to our growth trajectory, we are now seeking a number of talented, driven and ambitious Mid-level Java Developers to help drive innovation and product delivery within one of our key clients.

    This is an exciting opportunity for an Java Developer to not only work with some of the best developers in the emerging digital technologies , delivering critical new applications and integration solutions but you will also have the opportunity to enhance your skills and development expertise.

    The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering across a range of Java technologies across enterprise level projects/programmes and have experience with the Spring framework.

    It is a position with excellent career prospects, suitable to someone looking to make the next step up in their career and that is seeking to work with new technologies and drive our ambitious development team members to new heights.

    Version 1 designs, implements, and manages a range of enterprise level Java and digital solutions on behalf of our clients. We are searching for a motivated, driven person with a strong fit to our Core values and with the ability to apply their technical knowledge and experience to our client’s programme of work and teams. 

    Job Description

    The successful candidate will be responsible for the development of cutting-edge Distributed Systems and API’s. You will be working with a range of technical experts as well as with knowledge leaders from the business, giving you exposure to an industry sector embracing innovation and evolution.

    The role will be UK based and SC eligible.

    You will be responsible for: 

    • Owning the design and delivery of your code from cradle to grave.
    • Peer reviewing your teammate’s code
    • Being a key player in this client’s Digital Transformation – both implementing changes to existing APIs and developing new ones to integrate with the latest digital stack.
    • Developing new and be-spoke features as well as working on large scale integrations 
    • Working in an Agile Scrum environment where you will be challenged and motivated 
    • Work to maintain and provide the production support
    • Calling out risks if you spot them in a particular approach or design.


    Skills Required:

    • Technical design experience.
    • Hands on Java development experience, in particular with Spring 
    • Knowledge of JavaScript and NodeJS is highly desirable
    • You will have worked in an Agile Scrum environment and be comfortable with fast-paced Sprint Cycles
    • Previous experience building web service API’s is key for this role – Apigee is the preferred technology
    • Any experience with Microsoft Azure is a nice to have – this is the direction we are going

    Additional skills we are looking for include:

    • Spring Framework
    • GIT
    • Jenkins
    • Maven
    • Bash Scripting
    • Oracle PL/SQL or any other SQL technologies
    • Weblogic 12c or other container technologies
    • Unit testing with Mockito
    • Integration testing with FitNesse, Spock or similar
    • Java-based web services
    • Relational databases
    • SQL and ORM

    If you are up to the challenge, tick most of the boxes above and looking to be part of a technically strong and highly motivated team, then get in touch - we’d love to speak with you.

    Additional Information

    Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private healthcare cover, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

    We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

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