Version 1 London

Java Developer - Talent Pipeline

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Sayem Chowdhury

Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

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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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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