Version 1 | London

Java Developer - Talent Pipeline

Department: Digital Development & Architecture
Job Description

Java has been a key technology throughout our company history, and our Java Practice has been responsible for delivering some of the largest eGovernment systems as well as business-critical solutions to the utilities and financial services sectors across a wide range of platforms, operating systems, open-source components and databases. Version 1 utilises best of breed Java toolsets - focused on Micro Services Architectures, powerful front- and backend frameworks, RESTful services, and everything from NoSQL databases like MongoDB and Hadoop, high-performance data grids like HazelCast to multi-node relational systems.

Developers will be responsible for the delivery of project components according to Functional Requirements Specifications. They must be comfortable with working to technical designs and perform unit testing, integration testing and supporting system testing. Project methodologies include both Waterfall and Agile.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:     

  • Diagnosing the cause of faults in the application reported by the users or discovered during testing;
  • Maintain the information in the Service Management Tool on the diagnosis of faults;
  • Delivering fixes to the faults;
  • Developing new functionality;
  • Rewriting the on-line help feature;
  • Maintaining the new online Help in line with changes made;
  • Mitigation of any application security vulnerabilities discovered by the annual IT Health Checks

You'll need Java experience and experience working in a disciplined development environment. Our emphasis is on communications skills and teamwork - we encourage interest from young enthusiastic developers with an interest in a fast-tracked career in a high-energy environment.

Key Skills:-

  • Experience developing enterprise applications with Java 6+
  • JSP
  • Struts 
  • PL/SQL
  • Subversion
  • JUnit
  • Jenkins
  • Maven
  • Ant
  • WebLogic
  • Linux (Red Hat)
  • Development with Eclipse IDE
  • Must be SC Cleared and also eligible for NPPV3 Clearance
  • A desire to take ownership of a project and its codebase
  • Ability to carry out debugging of code, and finding the root cause of defects  

Desirable Skills:-

  • Spring framework
  • Experience developing Enterprise applications with Java 8
  • Development with other IDE’s such IntelliJ IDEA, NetBeans
  • Oracle 12c
  • TOAD
  • JDBC
  • Selenium
  • Spring framework
  • Oracle 10g
  • Hibernate framework
  • XML
  • Artifactory/Nexus
  • Experience of working within an Agile environment is desirable
  • AWS development and/or migration experience
Additional Information

We are growing at pace and we are looking to build up our pipeline of .NET 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:

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