Version 1 London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh, Belfast

Senior Java Developer

Department: Digital Development & Architecture

Recruiter

Jesus Carmona

Company Description

Version 1 has celebrated over 26 years in the IT industry and continues to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. Version 1 has several strategic technology partners including Microsoft, AWS, Oracle, Red Hat, OutSystems and Snowflake. We’re also an award-winning employer reflecting how employees are at the heart of Version 1.

We’ve been awarded: Innovation Partner of the Year Winner 2023 Oracle EMEA Partner Awards, Global Microsoft Modernising Applications Partner of the Year Award 2023, AWS Collaboration Partner of the Year - EMEA 2023 and Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place To Work in UK and Ireland 2023.

As a consultancy and service provider, Version 1 is a digital-first environment and we do things differently. We’re focused on our core values; using these we’ve seen significant growth across our practices and our Digital, Data and Cloud team is preparing for the next phase of expansion. This creates new opportunities for driven and skilled individuals to join one of the fastest-growing consultancies globally.

Job Description

Java has been a key technology throughout our company's 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 MicroServices 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.

You will be working in a Scrum Team of cross-functional skills in tight collaboration practising Agile. You will be contributing to real decisions about technology to create maintainable solutions for our customers and participating in a highly collaborative group of software engineering professionals. Learning, developing your skills and becoming a rounded Developer in the process. 

You will develop software to meet our client's user needs using Java in the Cloud, follow best practice guidelines and help to improve those guidelines.

This role involves working for government clients so all candidates need to either hold SC Clearance or be SC Eligible

Qualifications

Things we are looking out for:

  • SC Eligible or Cleared
  • Strong Java development and Unit Testing experience
  • Experience developing fully functioning Java applications based on Spring/SpringBoot framework
  • Scaling, and management using Kubernetes, and Terraform, both in the cloud (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • Front End development knowledge/ experience in Angular, React, Node or Javascript
  • Experience in Agile delivery with knowledge of CI/CD, building pipelines, testing and architecture
Additional Information

Location: This role can be delivered in a hybrid nature from one of these offices Belfast, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, London or Newcastle.

At Version 1, we believe in providing our employees with a comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes their well-being, professional growth, and financial stability.

One of our standout advantages is the ability to work a remote schedule along with business travel, allowing our employees to strike a balance between work and life. 

We prioritize the health and safety of our employees, providing private medical and life insurance coverage, as well as free eye tests and contributions towards glasses. Our team members can also stay ahead of the curve with incentivized certifications and accreditations, including AWS, Microsoft, Oracle, and Red Hat.

Our employee-designed Profit Share scheme divides a portion of our company's profits each quarter among all full-time employees. We are dedicated to helping our employees reach their full potential, offering Pathways Career Development Quarterly, a program designed to support professional growth.

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Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

Award-Winning Employee Focus

  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK®
    IRELAND (2012-2023)
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK®
    UK (2019-2023)
  • #1 GREAT PLACE TO WORK®
    INDIA (2022-2023)
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK®
    EUROPE (2022)
  • BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN,
    IRELAND & UK (2022-2023)

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.
Excellence
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Drive
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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