Java Software Developer - 6 month contract - Public Sector/GDS - SC Clearance Required

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Java (Programming Language) Agile Methodology Scrum Methodology Amazon Web Services Communication Continuous Delivery Professional Responsibility Public Cloud Public Service Service Delivery Software Engineering Technical Documentation Scheduling Testing Delivery Pipeline Forward-Thinking Cloud Technologies Team-working Terraform Software Library Docker


Mercator is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking Java Developer with excellent communication skills who can help Mercator in its continued transformation. You will be open-minded, happy to work on your own or as part of a team and want to learn new technologies and promote best practice.

Mercator Java Developers work collaboratively in multi disciplinary agile scrum teams to develop, modify and maintain user interfaces for new digital services. Using agile methods, you will work closely with other members of the scrum team throughout the development cycle in order to design, build, test, maintain and support the new digital services.

Essential skills and experience

Excellent Java development skills and a strong track record of designing, developing, delivering, testing and optimising Java applications for public use

Experience of developing applications and/or software libraries for specific use within public cloud services

Experience of working with an iterative, Agile approach to service delivery and being able to apply the Agile philosophy to your day-to-day work

Experience delivering fully unit/integration tested code as part of a continuous build and delivery pipeline

Ability to produce clear technical documentation and ensure appropriate and timely knowledge transfer

Evidence of the ability to plan, manage and take responsibility for your own work

Nice-to-have skills and experience

Experience of relevant cloud technologies, such as AWS, Terraform, Docker

Familiarity with the Government Service Standard

Start date
6 months
Mercator IT Solutions
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