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Java Consultant

This will be a hands-on technical role as one of our Java Consultants. You will be joining a cross-functional team of highly skilled and like-minded individuals, helping build the backend solution and helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment in the cloud.

About the role and what you'll be doing

Our Technical Leads are hands-on, and using your knowledge of application architecture, be responsible for selecting and building the most suitable frontend solution for your client, this will include architecting CSR and SSR mixed solutions and influencing the success of the project.

You will be working across the full project lifecycle, from developing proof of concept to delivering the final project, delivering testable technical solutions in the form of high-quality code in Java. You will be involved in all other aspects of an agile project, from estimating to refinements and retrospectives. You might also be involved in presenting technical topics to your team or coaching more junior members of staff.

Amido has a diverse set of communities, as well as your core competency, that you’ll be encouraged to contribute to, and learn from, where projects and client commitments allow.

You will be a self-starter, proactive in your project work and your career, including identifying your development needs and planning to fill them with the help of your training budget.

We are a client-facing business, but we do encourage clients to allow us to work remotely for a majority of the time so if you are not required to be on client site, you can choose to work from home or in our Amido offices.

What you’ll bring to Amido

We are looking for passionate developers who have a proactive attitude and can interact effectively within a team. You will also need the following skills and experience:

  • Developing in Java (8+)  
  • Practicing TDD  
  • Working with different frameworks, such as Spring
  • Familiarity with HTTP concepts
  • Understanding of RESTful interfaces
  • Working with source control
  • Working with software configuration management, CI and versioning strategies  
  • Understanding of objective-orientated design patterns
  • Understanding the purpose of databases
  • Great communication skills, in particular: presenting, collaborating and working with stakeholders
  • Understanding business and client requirements and an ability to articulate solutions to both technical and non-technical audiences

What we offer you

  • We will give you a place to strive and grow, where you will have the opportunity to work on interesting, yet challenging projects. Applying your thinking to build a better world founded on intelligent technologies alongside highly skilled and like-minded individuals.
  • This will be an extremely varied position that’s all about problem-solving and finding the right technical solutions for your client. You will be given autonomy over your work so that you will have the opportunity to shape the projects you’re working on.  
  • We are a people-first business, which means people are at the heart of everything we do here. We offer our consultants a safe environment where knowledge sharing, and open communication is encouraged. Whether at one of the internal monthly events, such as Lunch & Learns, Tech Time, and internal competency meet-ups, or at one of our community groups, such as football, gaming, yoga, or wellbeing; we have strived to build a business where everyone feels welcomed, included, and valued.

Benefits package

  • 27 days annual leave, rising each year to a total of 30 days (plus bank holidays)
  • An annual training budget of £2,000
  • Generous company pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality
  • Season Ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Income protection

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