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Senior Java Developer Groovy, Grails & MongoDB opportunities

Senior Java Developer Groovy, Grails & MongoDB opportunities

Posted 7 May by Reqiva Ltd Easy Apply Ended
Senior Java Developer / Java Team Lead (Spring, Cloud, jQuery)


This is an opportunity to take the lead technical role in the development of a variety of database driven website and web applications working with the Java and JVM technology stack. Working out of their base in Oxfordshire this company have become one of the UK's leaders in their domain - now they are looking for a Senior Java Developer who is able to take lead responsibility in the design and development of the web applications but is also able to take on increasing team leading and mentoring duties.

Role and Responsibilities:

-Responsible for the design and development of highly visited, public facing websites and web applications using Java and Web technologies
-Helping to create sites and applications characterised by fluidity, usability and availability
-Work with Cloud technologies for hosting & storage (AWS, EC2, S3)
-Working intricately with tools Java and JVM tools such as WebServices, JavaScript, Spring, Hibernate, Groovy on Grails and XML to produce very high performance applications
-Working closely with the Postgres database for data driven website creation
-Take on a more senior position within the team by helping to mentor more junior team members and take more responsible in project leadership
-Increasing the use of Agile techniques such as TDD and Continuous Integration
-Add to company ethos and be a part of a growing organisation

Skills Required:

-Experience of web-based, Java design and development (c. 3+ years of commercial experience)
-Wide experience of Java technologies, e.g. Spring, Hibernate, WebServices (SOAP, RESTful), JMS, JSP, XML....etc. would be highly beneficial
-Understanding of frontend tools, e.g. JavaScript, HTML and CSS
-Any experience of Cloud technologies / AWS would be highly beneficial
-Database/RDBMS experience, ideally with Postgres, or MySQL, SQL Server or Oracle (ideally with NoSQL tools and databases as well)
-Any experience of Groovy on Grails and/or Python would be beneficial
-Experience of working on customer facing, eCommerce or transactional websites would be highly preferable
-Any experience of Agile methodologies would be highly advantageous

Commutable locations:

Thame, Oxfordshire, Oxford, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Banbury, Bicester


up to £55,000 + company benefits package (depending on experience)

Glenn Rose @ Reqiva.

Reference: 34853558

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