Java Developer

We are seeking a Java Developer who is looking to improve their skill set, while meeting new challenges in an exciting start-up environment using the latest technologies to build an innovative new product.

As well as ensuing the stable running of and providing support for the existing administration system, the role will principally involve helping to create a next generation internet based application that will allow the company to insure anything over any time period. This is a greenfield development where the suitable candidate can influence the technology used from the very beginning. You will be joining a small team where your ability will be apparent from day one. The ideal candidate will possess a wide range of abilities and interests, be enthusiastic, enjoy working collaboratively and be a creative problem solver.

Our office is based on the edge of Corsham, a historic Cotswold town in Wiltshire. Corsham town centre with its amenities is a less than a mile away, and we offer free on-site parking. Chippenham is 4 miles away and Bath 10 miles distant.

Benefits

  • 23 days annual leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays, rising to:
    – 24 days after 3 years completed service
    – 25 days after 5 years
  • Free on-site parking

After successful completion of probation:

  • Private medical insurance (taxable benefit)
  • Life Plan (4 times salary)
  • Company sickness scheme

Responsibilities

  • Development of production quality code
  • Proactive input into the system design
  • Contribute to the evolution of our principles and best practices
  • Analyse business and user requirements to develop technical solutions

Technical Requirements

  • Must have:
    – Java
    – At least 1 MVC Framework (JSF, Struts, or Spring MVC)
    – Hibernate or JPA
    – Build tool
    – Version control like GIT
    – Any modern relational database
  • Beneficial
    – React JS
    – JavaScript

Personal Skills

  • Willingness to learn
  • Good communication, both verbal and written
  • Strong listening
  • A calm and professional approach
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Planning and organizing
  • Able to operate effectively in a team environment with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Able to operate with minimal supervision
  • Able to manage time effectively, set priorities appropriately and schedule calls
  • Self-motivated, proactive and enthusiastic

For an informal discussion about the role or to apply, please submit your CV to Matthew Robertson on matthewrobertson@citadelcomputingservices.com

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