Java Software Engineer

Java Software Engineer

Job Title: Java Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough, Hampshire
Industry: STEM
Reference: HQ00009322_1665387084
Contact Name: Jerry Hayman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 October 2022
Job Description

Java Software Engineer - Full Remote Working - Up to £55,000

Role: Java Software Developer - Full Remote Working

Field: Defence, Government/Central Government /Applications Development /Software Development/Java Spring Boot/Microservices/ Java

Salary: Up to £55,000

Benefits Include: Up 8% employers' contributory pension ,33 days holiday allowance (Including bank holidays), private medical insurance, access to flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays, and a cycle to work scheme)

A leading Science, Technology, Engineering consultancy providing solutions to the UK Defence and other critical frontline services are looking to recruit a Java Software Engineer on a fully remote basis.

The Role:

You will support a key central government customer as part of an applications development and support team to fully support and maintain a system of critical national infrastructure adhering to engineering governance/best practice.

The system is currently being moved into the public cloud, experience in this area would be an advantage or at least a desire to acquire these skills.


  • Work closely with team members and the broader programme to develop new functionality and to provide third line support
  • Develop java-based configurations and solutions in individual services, applications or components in the development, test, and live environments
  • Responsible for performing software engineering functions, including the design, development, testing, troubleshooting, and debugging of software programs for enhancements and new software products
  • Apply best practices, development principles, standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the full software development life cycle
  • Gather software requirements and provide analysis of hardware compatibility, development of software products and tools used for design, development and maintenance of infrastructure, and platforms
  • Continually build relationships with internal stakeholders to achieve the successful completion of projects


  • Proven commercial Java development skills, spring framework
  • Java Spring framework, Web Services (XML, SOAP, Restful)
  • Experience in software verification and validation including functional, regression, scenario, load, usability, stress, performance, and automated testing
  • AWS or other public cloud

Desirable But Not Essential:

  • XML Schemas, Websphere Application Server, Websphere MQ
  • Unix, Build and Test Automation
  • Working in an agile environment with waterfall aspects
  • AWS or other public cloud
  • Relational databases - e.g. Oracle, DB2
  • IBM Software life cycle tooling including: Rational Software Architect, ClearQuest, and ClearCase

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a Technical Consultancy, and the opportunity to work alongside leading experts. To apply please send across your updated CV or call Jeremiah Hayman.

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