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Lead Java Developer

  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Development
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Senior Java Developer required by our leading provider of communications services and IT solutions to play a key role on a range of high profile integration projects with thier blue chip client base. With first class customer facing skills and a genuine passion for quality / professional delivery, you will be looking for a new challenge with a company that genuinely recognises and rewards its star performers. You will be a positive force for change with fresh input, mentoring and steering Junior Developers within the team.

Role and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be working in their Ipswich office, assisting customers in delivering integration solutions; this may be as an individual or as an integral part of a multi-skilled team.

Required Technical Experience

  • A proven track record as Senior Developer delivering complex enterprise-scale Java/JEE solutions
  • Experience of REST and SOAP Web Services and XML
  • Involvement across the full project lifecycle (to successful deployment)
  • Experience with agile project delivery including TDD and CI
  • Knowledge and practical application of JIRA and Confluence
  • Strong understanding of industry trends and modern methodologies
  • Awareness of DevOps


  • Cloud technology experience
  • Integration Testing via SOAP UI or similar
  • Build control usingMaven / Gradle
  • Continuous Integration using Jenkins or equivalent
  • Source control using GIT, Subversion
  • Solid experience of the Unix family of platforms
  • Excellent working knowledge of Application server technology such as WebLogic Application Server, IBM Websphere Application Server, Apache Tomcat, Oracle Application Server, JBoss
  • Good Analysis and Design skills, including experience with techniques such as UML
  • Experience with:
    • API Gateway technologies (e.g. Layer7, 3scale, DataPower)
    • SOA/ESB technologies e.g. Fuse, Camel, OSGI
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, DynamoDB, Neo4J)
    • Spring Framework
    • Rich Web Application Development (AJAX, JQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJSetc)

Other Skills / Experience

  • A delivery focused attitude with the ability to drive tasks forward and meet demanding deadlines
  • A willingness to be flexible in terms of work location and to undertake work at client sites as and when required
  • Ability to identify the business impact of application problems on the customer
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise and plan workload for self and others
  • Ability to deal successfully with staff at all levels within an organisation
  • The ability to communicate clearly to a wide range of people both internally and externally to the organisation (as well as the ability to influence / negotiate)
  • Ability to produce accurate estimates to achieve for highly performant, high quality deliverables
  • Exceptional customer facing skills
  • Strong written and presentation skills


You'll get 25 days holidays per year, a pension, access to a flexible benefits scheme, the option to join the clients share scheme, and 4 times salary life assurance.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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