Java Developers - Graduate & Mid-level - 6 roles!

York, UK
£20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, life, flex bens
Nov 21, 2017
Nov 30, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Java Developers - Graduate & Mid-level - 6 roles!

Due to continued growth & internal promotions, a specialist software company in York are looking for 6 new Java Developers to help form a new team.

With a pipeline of 150 projects & new products to come into development, the Java development team have ample opportunity learn on the front-line, alongside other Java Developers that have grown & progressed within the company.

Working on a mixture of web-based applications & Android applications, the Java Developers tend to experience working across the entire product set, as opposed to being siloed into one area.

The Company

A leading provider of hardware & software to a specialist sector, our client boasts a global client base. The office in York is a satellite office entirely dedicate to the software products division of the group. The team has grown by over 20 heads over the last 2-3 years, with Java Developers that have joined as graduates in 2012 / 13 now steping into Lead Developer roles.

Close to Park & Ride routes and the A64 for drivers, with current staff coming in from the East Riding & Leeds.

The products themselves have evolved from pure Core Java applications to incorporate a mixture of frameworks & tools including Spring (Core, MVC & Boot), Hibernate, Node.js & React.js, with Java 8 for web applications plus Java 7 for Android applications

What they are looking for in a candidate

The typical profile of candidate has tended to be a graduate in a Software Engineering or Computer Science subject, that eithwer has commercial experience from a sandwich placement or a year industry. Otherwise, some form of a GitHub profile showcasing university project work or personal projects woukld work

Candidates with experience in the industry (1-2 years) is highly desirable, particularly people that value working in a meritocracy.

Knowledge of core Java is essential so a strong grasp of the fundamentals of Java Netbeans, Servlets, JDBC and JSP's are vital. Beyond that, additional knowledge of frameworks such as Spring & Hibernate, or languages like JavaScript, C++ or Node.js.


  • Core Java skills
  • Netbeans, JDBC, Servlets, JSPs, etc
  • Computer Science / Software Engg Degree or equivalent.


  • Spring (Core, MVC, Boot)
  • Hibernate
  • Android
  • API's (REST / JSON)
  • C++
  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • RDBMS technology

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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