Senior Java Developer

Posted 02 November 2022
Salary £495 - £595 per day
Job type Contract
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a leader in the health care and well-being sector, is looking for a talented Senior Java Developer to join their team in Dublin, Ireland. The position is temporary (up to 12 months) but could be extend for longer and/or become permanent (although this is not guaranteed).

The candidate will be a fundamental part of a delivery project, leading one of the client's scrum teams within the Provider Tech space in Dublin. They will be working with a very technical piece of architecture and will collaborate with internal IT Specialists and strategic partners through all phases of the development life cycle.


  • Perform all phases of software engineering including requirements analysis, application design, code development, and testing.
  • Design and implement performance and operational enhancements.
  • Design & develop reusable components, patterns, and frameworks, encouraging innovation that will enable team velocity.
  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and performance improvement.
  • Conduct design and code reviews to ensure that developed code meets software engineering best practices and guidelines, unit testing, security, and scalability and maintainability guidelines.
  • Participate in Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases.
  • Work with a team of software engineers for one or more Agile scrum teams assigned to work on the project.
  • Troubleshoot production support issues post-deployment and design solutions as required.
  • Design, code, test, debug, and document software, whilst enhancing existing components to ensure that software meets business requirements.
  • Work very closely with architecture groups to drive software solutions.
  • Contribute to the design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions, issues and plans to technology leadership.
  • Collaborate on design with other team members and product owners, both inside and outside of the scrum team.
  • Provide on call support in rotation with team for DevOps service for 24/7 mission critical systems.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience building backend services with Java using Spring Framework (Boot, Core, MVC), Spring Boot strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Experience with messaging and stream processing on Kafka or similar messaging technologies
  • Relational Database knowledge.
  • Experience with cloud services; either AWS or Azure.
  • Experience building modular, testable, and reusable software.
  • Experience building and integrating with internal and external RESTful services.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing analytics applications in Spark or similar.
  • Relational Database knowledge.
  • Some Experience with DevOps tool set such as Jenkins, Terraform, etc.
  • Software development methodologies: Agile Scrum & Kanban.

This is a permanent position working Monday-Friday with flexible working hours and flexible remote work.

There may be some requirement to attend office/ client locations on occasion.

The candidate must be based within 50miles from Dublin and the client cannot offer sponsorship.