Java Developer

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12 months
Lawrence Harvey
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Role: Java Developer

Day Rate: £500- £550

Duration: 12 months

IR35: Inside

Location: Leeds (remote during COVID-19)

*You will be required to undertake a technical test*


We are looking for the kind of person who is unconcerned with titles and hierarchy; what really excites the successful candidate is problem-solving and the opportunity to deliver innovative technology that carries real value for users. The candidate will be expected to draw value from collaboration with others, actively seek input from colleagues and value a multidisciplinary team over hierarchy.

Day-to-day they will be using their experience and technical skills to support the team in designing, creating and improving new and existing products, platforms and transactions across government.


-Recent experience with Java 8 (or newer) microservice architectures.

-Be willing to work in a pair programming environment.

-Have a good understanding of TDD and BDD

-Have experience in AWS/Azure

-Experience of working in an Agile environment

-Have experience in implementing APIs for internal and external use.

-Have the skills to build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.

-Be involved in the wider web development community, identifying good practices we can adopt and sharing our experiences.

-Be knowledgeable of tools and techniques used within the wider team, both Developers and Non-Developers.

-Take part in 2nd-line support of applications and platforms, including occasional support outside of office hours.

-Have an ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience.

-Have a working knowledge of Unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X.

-Have the ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques

-Containerisation - Docker, Kubernetes.

-Understand the use of Responsive Web Design

If you are interested, please reply with your CV and I will be in touch ASAP.

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.