Senior Software Developer

Software Development • £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + free parking

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Senior Software Developer, Java, north Bristol

Your new company
Join the software development team who build and maintain applications for a growing commercial services company.

Your new role
You'll work in the North Bristol based development team where you'll be a hands-on software developer, liaising with the team lead, mentor less-experienced members of the team, and gather requirements from users.

Key to the role will be hands-on development of web front end and web services support. You'll coach developers in software development configuration best practice, maintain and improve the testing code. You can also expect to:
* Support the platform lead in the technical design and maintenance of the testing automation framework with a focus on maintainability, extensibility and traceability of business outcomes from user stories through to test results;
* Collaborate with business stakeholders, technical partners and interfaces to drive solutions to business issues and requests for change;
* Demonstrate strong knowledge of the technology platforms and the processes used by the business to identify opportunities or weaknesses in their current approach to improve the business and how we deliver change.

What you'll need to succeed
You'll need a good foundation in commercially-orientated, hands-on Java development, coupled with an ability to design, liaise with stakeholders and coach/mentor other developers. You'll also need demonstrable experience of Java and web services development; understanding of web development with JavaScript; front end including XHTML and CSS. You should also be able to provide database manipulation using SQL queries or similar and engage in User Acceptance Testing.

What you'll get in return
In addition to competitive salary and benefits, you'll have opportunity of further developing your coaching and mentoring skills as the go-to software developer for the business.

What you need to do now
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