Job title: Senior Java Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT
Skills: java
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Belfast, UK
Job published: 19-05-2021
Job ID: 32196

Job Description

Senior Java Engineer

Belfast /remote

To £50k basic


A fantastic digital product studio born in Belfast. Our client has worked with startups to billion dollar e-commerce companies,  specialising in driving commercial value through digital products and services. A tight knit team, regularly laughing at each other, occasionally fighting fires together and building products they are really proud of.

As an engineer, you will have a ruthless attitude to figure it out and you’re not afraid of taking onus. Humility where appropriate, confidence when the shot is on.

You should always have an eye on the client’s ROI with an ability to focus on what will deliver them results over distractions.

You should be passionate about building a career in digital product and developing your skills to perform alongside the best in the industry.


What are we looking for?


Essential Criteria:

  • 5+ years Java experience

  • 2+ practical experience in Spring Boot

  • Microservices Architecture

  • Experience in 3 or more of the following:

    • TDD

    • Automated acceptance testing / BDD / Cucumber

    • Performance and scalability testing, e.g. JMeter

    • Penetration testing knowledge / OWASP

    • Kubernetes/Container orchestration platform experience

  • Designing, creating and calling HTTP APIs

  • SQL Databases, e.g. Postgres, MySQL, MariaDB

  • Experience in using AWS services - 3+ of the following:

    • EC2, RDS, S3, Route 53, Elastic search, EKS, Cloudwatch, Cloudfront.

  • Works well in a team and with minimal supervision

Desirable Criteria:

Experience with:

  • CI/CD pipelines setup and config

  • Document-based / No-SQL databases

  • The ELK stack

  • Apache Kafka

  • Spring Security and OAuth2 flows

  • OpenAPI / Swagger

  • React

  • Nginx setup and config

  • Legacy Java technology - JSP, Tomcat, ant

What's in it for you?


  • Attractive salary

  • Private medical plan

  • Pension scheme

  • 25 days annual leave allowance plus public holidays and paid parental leave

  • Referral scheme bonus for introducing new employees

  • Stocked fridge with snacks/drinks

  • Regular social activities