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Software Engineer Java JVM - Tech for Good

Job Title: Software Engineer Java JVM - Tech for Good
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/14447/A/KS/281019_1572278910
Contact Name: Client Server Regional Team
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Software Engineer / Backend Developer (OOP Java 8 JVM Node AWS). Would you like to utilise your software development skills working on "Tech for Good" software in a senior, hands-on position whilst enjoying flexible working hours and casual dress code?

As a Software Engineer you'll work closely with the Development Manager, Lead BA and Lead Software Architect to plan and execute the development of software to deliver the Digital Roadmap. You'll provide technical leadership to a small development team; remain hands-on with coding (approximately 80% of your time) and help drive the continual improvement of development processes, cloud platforms and CI/CD.

The company works with stakeholders across the energy sector (consumers, industry, academia and government) to identify innovation priorities, gaps in the market and overcome barriers to accelerating the decarbonisation of the energy system at the lowest cost.

You'll be joining a friendly, relaxed team based in Central Birmingham (10 minute walk from 3 mainline stations); with


*Strong Java software development skills
*Familiar with JVM languages such as Node or Scala
*Good knowledge of databases both SQL and NoSQL (e.g. PostgreSQL, MongoDB)
*Familiar with CI/CD
*Good understanding of micro-services architecture and event driven architecture
*Excellent communication skills

As a Software Engineer / Backend Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £60k) plus benefits including bonus, 28 days holiday, upto 10% pension contribution, life assurance and child care vouchers.

Apply now or call for a confidential discussion about this Software Engineer / Backend Developer (OOP Java 8 JVM Node AWS) opportunity.