Backend Java Developer

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Backend Java Developer

Dublin City Centre



Ref: E9967NB

Job Description

My Dublin City Centre based client is recruiting for a Backend Java Developer. This role is on a perm basis.

The successful candidate should have proven experience of developing and delivering large scale B2C applications in an agile environment. This is a fantastic opportunity to implement a completely new system from scratch. The solution will be based upon Java / JEE.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for end-to-end development and execution from design to production
  • Deliver robust, reliable test-driven software against user stories in a timely manner
  • Develop high-volume, high-availability, low-latency microservices and platform
  • Participate in user story analysis, design and delivery, always incorporating extensibility and scalability
  • Make use of the right technology stack for implementations (e.g. languages, libraries, frameworks)
  • Balance the risk of technical debt while delivering the MVP
  • Collaborate effectively with other team members and people throughout the organisation to deliver a successful product

Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or similar
  • 5+ years professional development experience in Java 8 or 9 and Spring Framework (Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring Data, Spring Web)
  • Experience in asynchronous/non-blocking architectures
  • Experience in designing scalable distributed systems
  • Familiarity with distributed messaging queues i.e. Kafka, Rabbit MQ, ActiveMQ
  • Experience of microservices architectures
  • Expert knowledge in version control systems, ideally Git
  • Experience designing and developing scalable REST APIs
  • Good knowledge of build tools (e.g. Maven, Gradle)
  • Familiarity with distributed caching i.e. Redis
  • Experience with Spring Data JPA, Hibernate
  • Excellent understanding of relational and non-relational database systems
  • Agile & Scrum Experience
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced development schedule
  • Experience of handling distributed system challenges such as synchronization, performance, testing and monitoring while working with cutting edge technologies
  • Strong communication skills and fluency in verbal and written English are essential

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Developing applications on cloud platforms, preferably AWS
  • Experience of working on high traffic sites
  • Experience of CI/CD, containers, Kubernetes, OpenAPI, Elastic Search
  • Experience of developing models and scalable microservices components
  • Exposure to data privacy concepts i.e. GDPR
  • Unit testing, test-driven development and behaviour-driven development
  • Certification as a Java / JPA Developer
  • Product mindset; able to think beyond the product specs considering the larger implications, both technical and user-facing
  • Have been a “go-to” person in your previous teams/organizations

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or similar

Working Hours & Benefits

37 hour Working week

10% Bonus



How to Apply

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