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Senior Java Developer / Senior Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior Java Developer / Senior Software Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £500 - £590 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH56315_1516210861
Contact Name: Sarah Anderson
Contact Email: s.anderson@parity.net
Job Published: January 17, 2018 17:41

Job Description

Senior Java Developer / Senior Software Engineer - J2E, JEE - 6 months, Edinburgh

Dynamic Senior Java Developer required to work on a large scale programme of work in the public sector. You will be responsible for contributing to the design and implementation of robust, scalable, open and secure web-based applications, collaborating with delivery teams and partners to break technical requirements down into appropriate pieces and to identify key API requirements for integration with internal and external systems. You will also implement web APIs, using RESTful principles and contribute to the development of new features and products.

Essential Skills

  • Significant senior professional experience designing, implementing and scaling high traffic web applications and web services.
  • Experience of web development using the following stack:
  • Proficient with standard technical practices including unit testing, version control, continuous integration, coding standards, design patterns & refactoring
  • Familiarity with systems integration and the architectural patterns and tactics used to achieve this, including experience of integrating with third-party web APIs
  • Experience of implementing Hippo CMS, an open source Java based content management system
  • Experience of implementing Java Content Repositories (JSR-170, JSR-283), Hippo CMS's Content Repository is based Apache JackRabbit
  • Experience of working under both waterfall and Agile methods of project management
  • Familiar with the realisation of system quality attributes. Particularly, security, performance, compatibility, resilience and scalability
  • Server-side Java / JEE;
  • HTTP, XML and JSON;
  • Document, object or relational databases;
  • SOAP or RESTful web services;
  • Linux or Mac OSX operating system.

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