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Job Summary

  • Java Developer

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Sector: Software Developer
  • Salary: GBP 45000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Technologies: Java React Node Sheffield
  • Reference: D220426J

Java Developer

Posted Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Java Developer

Hybrid – 3 days onsite - Sheffield

The role: We are looking an experienced Java Developer to be based in our clients Sheffield office. Someone with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, knowledge and experience of using Java, JavaScript & Node.js, with a desire and drive to succeed. If this sounds like you, please read on to learn more about the job role and what we offer in return.

As a Java Developer, you will help to develop and support large scale E-Commerce websites. You will be required to work closely with our clients and our internal delivery teams to ensure our solutions meet the business requirements and are delivered to our clients principles, standards and best practices.


  • Development and support for enterprise-grade e-commerce websites (HCL Commerce/IBM WebSphere Commerce) using e.g. Java, JavaScript, SQL and REST
  • Migration of legacy applications to modern container-based microservice architectures
  • Delivering to deadlines working in a Scrum methodology, using effective time management skills
  • Use excellent communication and documentation skills, in a role which will be regularly customer facing
  • Work collaboratively with both local and offshore teams and developers


  • 4+ years Java (Spring) development experience
  • Javascript and Node.js
  • An understanding of web technologies and an appreciation for capacity and performance design considerations
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • One or more cloud container platforms (e.g. Red Hat OpenShift, Google GKS, AWS EKS, Azure AKS) – Proven experience, deploying apps within Google Cloud Platform is preferable.
  • Docker with Kubernetes experience being beneficial.
  • REST API development


  • Interacting and developing with SQL databases (e.g. IBM DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Have working knowledge of Unix-like operating systems such as Linux or MacOS X.
  • Middleware experience
  • GraphQL


  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organised team player
  • Desire and drive to progress through the organisation
  • Self-motivation
  • Confident telephone, workshop and client meeting manner
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Have the ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques.


  • Competitive remuneration package compromising of a basic and bonus plan
  • Attractive Company Pension Scheme
  • 21 days’ holiday entitlement which increases with length of service
  • Day off on your birthday!
  • Ongoing learning and development with access to our online portal
  • Employee recognition scheme
  • Free drinks and snacks in the office
  • Social events and team building
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