Software Engineer - Java
BJSS
Sheffield
4d ago

About Us

We’re an innovative tech consultancy - a team of problem solvers. Since 1993 we’ve been finding better ways to solve complex technology problems for some of the world’s leading organisations and delivered solutions that millions of people use every day.

We bring together experts from diverse backgrounds and experiences in a collaborative and open culture to deliver outstanding outcomes for our clients, and a stimulating and rewarding environment for our people.

Our clients tell us that our people are the best they’ve worked with not only because of their professional ability, but also their behaviour and attitude.

As part of the BJSS Software Engineering team, you’ll develop all these skills, and hone them delivering real engagements for a variety of clients.

About the Role

We love to experiment with the latest tools, technologies and techniques to improve how we deliver our solutions and as a software engineer we will look to you to possess :

  • Commercial experience of software development in Java
  • Development of highly concurrent systems (multithreaded and / or distributed)
  • Experience of web / app containers such as Jetty, Tomcat, JBoss, Weblogic
  • Exposure to NoSQL technologies such as MongoDB, Redis, Riak, Couchbase, Hadoop
  • Persistence frameworks / APIs, such as JPA, Hibernate or Spring Data
  • HTML5 and JavaScript
  • Exposure to Test Driven Development or Behaviour Driven Development methodologies
  • Deployment automation technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Cobbler, Vagrant, Ansible, Docker
  • Exposure to iterative / agile development methodologies (SCRUM, XP, DSDM, RUP, Kanban etc.)
  • Scripting experience such as BASH, Python, Ruby
  • Exposure to automated integration testing through tools like Selenium, Fitnesse, Cucumber
  • Exposure to enterprise messaging technologies / ESBs (JMS, AMQP, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Tibco EMS, IBM WebSphere MQ)
  • About You

  • You're an engineer at heart and enjoy the challenge of building complex software solutions
  • You want to work across a range of tech environments. Your priorities will be building new systems and improving stability, security and efficiency
  • You're keen to learn new technologies and languages
  • You're comfortable operating in an Agile environment with a good working knowledge in areas such as CI / CD, build pipelines, testing and architecture
  • You have a good understanding of computing fundamentals (e.g. logic, data structures, algorithms, low-level architecture, networks stack) along with strong software design skills, including OO, and knowledge of version control systems such as Git
  • You love nothing more than grabbing a pen and whiteboarding the next challenge
  • Some of the Perks

  • A collaborative and inspiring environment working alongside some of the best tech people in the industry
  • Hybrid working you can vary your working location to allow you to collaborate better, feed your creativity, and take the time and space to focus when you need it
  • Training opportunities and incentives we support professional certifications across engineering and non-engineering roles
  • Flexible benefits allowance you can spend on additional pension contributions, healthcare, dental and more
  • We partner with Lifeworks to offer wellbeing support to our employees
  • Life Assurance (4 x annual salary)
  • Giving back the ability to get involved nationally and regionally with partnerships to get people from different backgrounds into tech
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Discounts we have preferred rates from dozens of retail, lifestyle and utility brands
  • An industry-leading referral scheme
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