Methodius: IT Recruitment

Senior Java Developer

Reference: 4317

Salary: 50,000 to 60,000

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Donegal

Programmer, Developer, Java, Web Developer

Our client, a successful software company are looking to hire a senior Java developer to become part of their dynamic and innovative team.

Role Overview

The successful candidate will join an existing team responsible for designing, developing and supporting a number of enterprise applications in the online publishing, mobile apps and content aggregation. You will have the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic work environment and must be willing to take direction and implement changes as and when required to do so.

The candidate will participate in the architecture, design, development and debugging of enterprise web applications. Work closely with the analysts, designers, testing and support teams to ensure all technical requirements for new projects are captured, designed and developed accordingly. Ensure that all technical requirements are identified, estimated, designed and implemented. Write and perform unit and integration tests. Collaborate with team members and other teams and integrate individual components into complex enterprise systems. Maintain existing java applications. Identify and resolve any production issues. Work independently on assigned components and tasks. Ensure any customer issues are resolved quickly by applying solutions to any identified problems.


Experience and Skills Needed

4 years + experience in hands on J2EE development. Degree in I.T. or related field. Experience developing J2EE applications which integrate with a relational database backend. Experience developing web applications using the frameworks Spring & Grails. Strong Java database experience (JDBC, Hibernate or other ORM tools)

Knowledge of Oracle, MySQL or NoSQL databases. Experience writing unit & integration tests using a framework such as JUnit. Knowledge of web protocols and security (SSL, HTTP or HTTPS, etc). Data transformation using XML, JSON and web services (SOAP & REST). Experience using build automation and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Hudson, GIT and Maven. Experience configuring servers such as Nginx or Apache. Strong Unix scripting skills.

Experience using Eclipse IDE. Mobile development experience (iOS and Android) is an advantage to have. Familiarity with other web technologies (such as PHP, Python or JavaScript) also an advantage. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Strong organisational and planning skills. Strong communication and presentation skills.

Candidate must be eligible to work in Ireland/EU,

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest confidence.  The role is permanent and based in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal,

Do not hesitate to contact David Coyle at 01 6351748 or email if you have any questions regarding the role

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