Java Developer

Job Title: Java Developer
Job Reference: LH51911

Location: Kidlington
Job Type: Contract

Competitive daily rate depending on experience
Sector: IT

Posted 3 days ago

Java Developer required for an exciting project working with a global publishing company on a new web-based system to support the editorial process for journals which supports and generates $2bn+ revenue stream.

This system is being developed together with the researcher community as well as user-centered design experts. The plan for this system is to drive innovation and progress in submission and peer review.

This is an initial 6 month contract and due to work load we are seeking an additional 5 members to this team.  

Job description

As an engineer you’ll have diverse responsibilities, including hands on development, component and system design, code reviews and process improvement.

Job responsibilities:
- Implement new features in the system from initial design through delivery
- Work with users and product management to define what they want, what they need, and what we can deliver
- Find opportunities for continuous improvements to the system
- Fix issues and rework code
- Learn and apply best practices across the entire stack
- Be part of the team
- Monitoring, steering and advising development work


- Strong Java skills. You are a Java programmer and have stayed current with the evolution of the Java language and its ecosystem of frameworks and build tools.
- Process: You are incremental with your development and take full responsibility for the quality of your code and end-to-end testing.
- SQL experience (Oracle or any major DBMS)
- Unit testing frameworks experience (JUnit, Mockito, or similar)
- Configuration management and deployment automation experience (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc)
- Front-end experience in JavaScript, jQuery, react, angular or Node

- Development experience with Elasticsearch
- Cloud computing: You understand the challenges of distributed computing and know how to code for REST APIs, fault tolerance and scalability.
- XML (XLST, XPATH) experience
- Java build tools (Ant, Maven, etc) experience
- JEE stack experience (any of JCA, JMS, JSF, etc)
- Web frameworks experience (JSF, Spring MVC, Play Framework, Grails or similar)
- Linux experience
- Oracle application stack experience (any of ADF, SOA, BPM)


Philip Fanthom


Philip Fanthom

Managing Director

I joined Jenrick in 1997, as a Junior Consultant working within both permanent and contract markets.

From 2000 I began to focus the majority of my efforts within The City, successfully developing relationships within the Banking & Financial Services Sector - most of whom are still clients today.

In May 2006, I made the move to become Jenrick Group's Sales Manager, before gaining the opportunity to return to Jenrick IT as Sales Director, before taking on the role of Managing Director.

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