Java Developer - Contract

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
n.a
From:
Wunderman Thompson Commerce
Location:
Hertfordshire
Published at:
04/17/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2092300

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Java Developer - Contract - Watford/Remote

Java developer required with a strong understanding of web-based technologies. The successful candidates will be involved in application development using several Java based technologies (serverless applications, containerised Java applications) and development of RESTful APIs.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate excellent Java skills development and who are highly adaptable and keen to learn new technologies and platforms. The successful applicants will work within a collaborative team of highly skilled consultants to successfully deliver our world-class engineering projects.

You

Talented, enthusiastic, focused, eye for detail, professional. Keen to learn and find new ways of doing things. A team player who is proud of your work and wants to share with everyone! You like working in a fast-paced environment and are driven by the desire to improve the online purchasing experience for everyone, no matter what they are buying and from where! You will be client focused and be willing to be flexible when required to make them happy, including working at client locations.

The techy bit ....You must have

  • Strong Java development experience
  • Experience of writing complex systems and defining and implementing RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with one or more additional language (examples: Javascript, Typescript, Scala, Kotlin, Groovy, Go, Python, Ruby).
  • An understanding of both modern and traditional Design Patterns and the ability to choose the best solutions for our customers.
  • Must have worked in a CI/CD driven project and have a strong understanding of a DevOps approach to development.
  • A Quality First mindset, backed by strong unit testing skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.

Additionally, the ideal candidate would:

  • Have previously worked on or with E-commerce Back End systems
  • Have experience of enterprise content management and creating RESTful APIs in microservices environments
  • Have a good knowledge of Spring and Maven
  • Be familiar with deploying and working with software on at least one major public cloud (AWS/GCP/Azure)
  • Be a TDD practitioner with a strong focus on producing readable, well architected and thoroughly tested code
  • Have previous experience working within Agile software delivery teams

Wunderman Thompson Commerce is a global Commerce consultancy that applies strategy, technical know-how and outstanding design to help its ambitious clients grow through Commerce solutions.

How? By creating inspirational and shopper journeys. It's why we work with some of the most exciting brands around such as Tempur, DFS, Domino's, Boots, Xerox, Sainsbury's, Selfridges, Specialized and Ted Baker.

Tell me more! We're an inclusive group of more than 1500 expert thinkers and doers stationed across more than 20 global offices including our new, state-of-the-art offices in Watford, and two agency offices in Central London. Our reputation is based on having the best in the business - people who are inspired yet straight-talking, and who really want to understand not just our clients but their customers. We are passionate about innovation in everything we do, and proud of what our people achieve, empowering and respecting every one of them.

Together, we keep our clients and their customers inspired and ahead through digital, future-ready Commerce solutions and services. When our clients win - we win.

As our business grows internationally, we're seeking new people who share our values and work ethic. We especially want to encourage more women to join, and take a key role in shaping some of the best Commerce sites and experiences in the world.

At Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.