Java Developer

West London, London, England
£500.00 - £570.00 per day
Dec 06, 2017
Jan 05, 2018
Lewis Wilson
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types

Java Developer, AWS, Cloud, AWS, TDD

I currently have a position available for a Java Developer with strong experience in TDD as well as AWS/Virtualisation. Please find the spec below.

Role: Java Developer (multiple positions)
Rate: £500 - £570 per day
Location: West London
Duration: 3 - 6 months initial (looking to extend)

  • Application development experience on building large scale, high volume and REST-compliant web services using Java in Cloud or container based environment;
  • Excellent core Java skills is a must;
  • Deep understanding of TCP/IP and experienced in the use of apache http libraries for consuming http based web services in an efficient manner;
  • Software engineering practices including: design patterns, unit testing with Mockito, JUnit, automated build and test systems for continuous integration (using Jenkins) and TDD are a must;
  • Experience using GIT is a must;
  • Agile development, in particular Scrum and XP; comfortable with practices like pair programming and code review. Experience of pair programming is must;
  • Experience of Dependency Injection frameworks like Guice or Spring is a must;
  • Thorough and systematic approach towards troubleshooting and root cause analysis of production issues is a must;
  • Must be comfortable using Unix and should be good with common shell commands/scripting;

Highly Desirable:

  • Scripting languages such as Ruby, Python or Groovy;
  • Virtualization using Docker and Kubernetes;
  • Cloud technologies (AWS);
  • Dropwizard;
  • Ratpack;
  • Gradle;
  • Capturing JVM and application level metrics using Promethieus;
  • Good understanding of concurrency, multi-threading and thread safety;
  • NoSQL databases (Ideally Cassandra);
  • Experience working in a continuous delivery environment;

Nice to have:
* BDD testing using Ruby, Cucumber;
* NFT using JMeter;

If this position interests you please get in touch.


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