Java Developer / Technical Lead

Posted 9 April by Easy Web Recruitment
Java Developer / Technical Lead 

Our client is a small, friendly, laid back, Brighton company who develop highly scalable online (timed) & live auction websites. They are based in Preston Circus, with clients in North & South America, Africa, Australia and UK wide. They  regularly have auctions of high value turnover. Precision and accuracy is key. Auction run on platform regularly run exceed turnovers of £500k and beyond. They are seen as market leaders in the coffee sector where they have help their clients set record breaking prices for Speciality Coffee this year. They are also specialists in the industrial machinery and asset disposal sector working with a number of clients. They have clients in the financial and fundraising sectors. 

Position: Senior Java Developer 
Location: Brighton (Commutable from Worthing, Newhaven, Lewes, Falmer and surrounding areas) 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £40k - £50k per annum 

About the role: 

They are looking for a lead software developer, with a computer science degree to come and help them further develop and support their online auction system. 

The following outlines the technology they use and the types of skills that they’d like you to be able to offer them. Some are essential; some are an indication of the types of things you will be working with and leaning. This is an opportunity to take your skills on further within the Enterprise space. 

Their auction platform, has been developed in Java using JPA / Hibernate, JSPs and Servlets running on Tomcat. On the front end they use jQuery for Javascript (the auction app uses a fair bit of Ajax to deliver dynamic updates) and Compass for CSS. 

They use Git for source control and Redmine for ticketing and documentation. 

They do a bit of GUI / Desktop development in the form of the "bulk uploader" - a tool for their clients to easily update many lots + images in one go. This is written in Java using Java WebStart and Swing. 

They also do some regular web development. Mostly this is done in Python using Django for speed of development. 

About you: 

You will be working with range of highly scalable back end technologies developing and enhancing the website and admin system UI for their clients. They are looking for a keen technologist, who lives and breathes web development and has a natural interest is keeping up to date with the latest ideas and technologies. They are looking for someone interested in working with real time systems. They are looking for someone to grow with them and develop a set of skills complementary to their products and existing team. 

You would need to be comfortable with the command line (Linux / OS X etc). Ideally used to configuring software on servers (Apache / Nginx etc.) as well as writing and using shell scripts (bash / python etc). 

You may have experience of the following: Senior Java Developer, Software Development Engineer, Software Development, Java Developer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, Software Systems Developer, Software Systems Designer, Software Systems Programmer, Software Systems Engineer, Web Developer, Software Analyst, Software Development Lifecyle, GIT, Software Architecture, ITIL, Senior Software Developer, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

Reference: 34856652

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