Graduate/Junior Java Developer

  • Competitive salary + Bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • eFinancialCareers
  • 16 Jan 17

eFinancialCareers, a DHi Group Inc. service, is the world’s leading financial services careers website, providing finance professionals with the latest job opportunities, career information and invaluable industry insights they need to maximise their potential. We are looking to hire a Graduate/Junior Java/J2EE Developer. This is a brilliant opportunity for a technically sound individual to enhance their career in a role with truly good prospects and excellent benefits.

The successful candidate will be a competent Java/J2EE Developer and ideally will have worked in all phases of the project life-cycle. We are looking for a positive, flexible and hands-on coder who is passionate about writing quality code and emerging technologies. You will be part of a very high calibre team consisting of tech, product, and DevOps working in short iterations, building production ready software.

● Work as part of an agile team to contribute to product features from inception to delivery and beyond
● Investigation of issues and provisioning of fixes as required
● Collaborate to help design systems including creation of RESTful APIs  
● Develop in a TDD environment and use it routinely in your daily coding
● Write high quality, maintainable code
● Support the software your team build including taking part in deployment and monitoring
● Learn new technologies as required
● Integrating services into AWS and using automating scripting languages
● Proactively strive for continual improvement of processes and tools

Job Qualifications

Essential Skills

● 1 years' experience using Java/J2EE based technologies
● Sound knowledge of object-oriented development
● Working knowledge of Spring
● Web frameworks, JPA, SQL knowledge
● Web development experience (JavaScript, HTML, CSS and/or Angular is a bonus)
● Experience with source control ideally Git and GitHub

Desirable Skills
● Amazon Web Services
● Experience Hibernate/JPA
● Use of IntelliJ or Eclipse
● Ability to design RESTful APIs
● Exposure to working in an agile (scrum) environment

Required Education and/or Experience
● A Computer Science degree or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
● Strong Java programming ability - ability to write high quality and maintainable code
● A Good understanding of algorithms, software architecture and design
● An Ability to collaborate within an Agile team and communicate effectively
● Good problem solving and analysis skills

What we offer you
● Work in a motivated, fast-moving team
● Explicit commitment to high quality software engineering
● A great opportunity to learn and acquire new skills in frameworks and technologies including AWS
● Real opportunity to apply your knowledge, skill and expertise to the team
● Competitive salary
● Benefits: pension scheme, 25 days holidays, private healthcare, Friday Beer O’clocks once a month, annual events, team building activities, etc.

Working Environment/Physical Activities
We have a casual office environment with ping-pong table, video games, free fresh coffee and a dining area for downtime. Travel will rarely be required, but requires the ability to transport a laptop and peripherals and handheld device.