Senior Java Software Engineers

Posted 11 September by is excited to be adding to our technology teams and we are looking for a number of Senior Java Software Engineers to join our global team here in the heart of Manchester city centre. IMMEDIATE INTERVIEWS APPLY NOW!

What do we offer apart from exceptional career opportunities and ongoing training?

  • Bonus
  • Pension
  • Flexi hours
  • Ownership of your work, ongoing training and a great technical challenge
  • A great new office in the heart of Manchester
  • Great facilities including subsidised canteen, Starbucks, free breakfast & fruit and cycle hub
  • An exciting and dynamic place to work
  • 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays
  • Great discounts on car rentals and other group benefits
  • Opportunity to shape the future of the team
  • Software development kit that works
  • Life Insurance 4x base salary

Engineering is a multi-skilled group of over 150 people responsible for providing the technology to enable the business. It is a fast paced, dynamic, exciting and driven environment providing services on a 24x7 basis. We provide all the touch points for our online customer experience through a market leading app, a great web site and all the software services and business systems to manage our customers and products. Our goal is to create a great customer experience across all platforms which help us deliver growth for our business.

We are looking for a superb and enthusiastic Java Developers/ Engineers who will push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions and contribute to shaping our new future. We expect you to have the energy and passion to deliver using a whole range of technologies and have a solid understanding of engineering principles. As a minimum, we expect all our Engineers to have: • A solid understanding of web development and web technologies • A good understanding of how the web works starting at the request through to the response • A good understanding of design patterns and frameworks such as MVC or Spring • An understanding of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile • An understanding of major browsers (including dev tools) and platforms (Linux, AWS) • A good understanding of security principles and secure coding • A proficient in writing good quality object-oriented code using that is simple, fast under load and robust

We have a large diverse technology estate and therefore our Software Engineers typically work in one of the following areas but are also free to move between areas as part their career development and aspirations: Web Development Developing features for our web site across mobile, tablet and desktop. Our web site is the high-volume site handling millions of searches and bookings a year with a strong focus on A/B testing. • Proficient with HTML 5, AJAX, Bootstrapping, XHTML, HTTP, JQuery, JSON and XML • Good understanding of styling and applying design to web pages using CSS • Proficient with JavaScript frameworks such as Node.js, React.js and Angular.js • Proficient with the use of JSP and Java • Experience of using Spring/Struts Service development Developing services and components within product domains that do not have public facing web site components for example our Search and Pricing Engines. • Proficient with the use of Java J2EE • Good understanding of web services and REST based APIs using JSON and XML • Good understanding of database technologies such as MySql, SQL Server • Understanding of domain driven design • Understanding of SOA • Understanding of ORM technologies such as Hibernate

Where we are going • Cross functional agile teams who own their products in a Continuous Delivery DevOps environment • Revolutionise our online customer experience through a great web site and mobile app • Data driven decisions using Kibana, Hadoop, monitoring, Big Data, MI and MVT testing • Continuous improvement, keeping it simple and developing the team • Great engineering practices with a focus on TDD and BDD principles and a strong focus on non-functional requirements at the beginning rather than an afterthought • Decoupled service orientated architecture with resilience and availability built in

Required skills

  • Java

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