Version 1 London

AWS Java Developer

Department: Referrals & Talent Pool


Bradley Hall

Company Description

Are you interested in making a difference with technology? We make differences. Big ones, and small ones. Version 1 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. As a recent finalist for the 2019 Microsoft Partner of the Year Data Estate Modernisation Award, we are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies. With over 20 years’ experience, we are trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success.

Our greatest strength is balance in our efforts to achieve Customer Success, Empowered People and a Strong Organisation, underpinned by commitment to our Core Values. We believe this is what makes Version 1 different and more importantly, our employees agree; we were delighted to have been officially recognised as a Best Large Workplace in the United Kingdom this year. Throughout our journey in the UK, we have grown rapidly to almost 500 employees and we are looking to expand this team.

We are growing at pace and we are looking to build up our pipeline of AWS Developers for future projects.

Job Description

You would be working as a member of the application development team, developing integration capabilities with external services. 
You will have an opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects in the private and public sector.


  • Working with other Developers on the AWS platform to ensure the development of high quality continuous build automation and deployment input to class-leading application platform solutions.  

  • Assist in ensuring that application platforms and data solutions can be deployed and operated in a highly repeatable, secure and predictable manner.  

  • Helping to define relevant solution deployment architectures 

  • Collaborate and liaise with other customer stakeholders/ end users in the software development lifecycle – PMs, BAs, testing etc 

  • Provide effective knowledge transfer and upskilling to relevant customer personnel to ensure an appropriate level of future self-sufficiency.  


Essential criteria

  • AWS application platform development experience  
  • Knowledge of AWS platform and PaaS technologies and associated architectural and development approaches 

  • Knowledge and experience of agile and secure development methodologies and supporting tools. You must be able to quickly and independently develop, unit test and release artefacts within an Agile project 

  • Direct experience of enterprise solution shaping and AWS application platform development and architecture including excellent documentation skills 

  • Experience in working as part of highly dynamic teams using agile methodologies to deliver solutions under demanding timescales 

  • Familiarity with API driven development approaches to both create and consume services from external parties 

  • Knowledge of security design and control approaches and will be familiar with federated security techniques using OAuth, SAML, OpenID 

  • Experience of Test Driven Development Approaches and developing automated unit tests 

  • In-depth knowledge of one or more AWS orientated high-level programming languages, such as Java, Node.JS or Python 

  • Best practice knowledge and design experience in a range of application styles and technologies to help guide and steer decisions would be very desirable 

  • Experience of collaborating and knowledge transfer to mixed customer and supplier teams whilst delivering to agreed timelines would be highly beneficial 

  • Security clearance eligible 

Preferred criteria:

  • Experience of working on public sector projects and possession of UK Government security clearance 

Additional Information

We are growing at pace and we are looking to build up our pipeline of AWS Developers for future projects (This is not a live vacancy).

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement located at:

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.
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Our DNA provides a clear understanding of our Strength in Balance; who we are and what truly makes Version 1 a great place to work, including our Mission, our Vision, The Version 1 Difference and our Core Values.

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    IRELAND, 2012-2020
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
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