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Senior Software Developer

£45,000 - £60,000
West Sussex

Senior Software Developer

Location: Crawley, West Sussex, UK (home based during Covid)

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

We are recruiting for a profitable privately-owned company based in Crawley that deliver through their network of IT and telecoms partners globally and have over 7,000 active customer sites.

Reporting to the Software Development Lead, the Senior Software Developer will be working within a team of highly experienced developers who are engaged in ensuring consistent product functionality and enhancing the application to ensure it stays at the forefront of the field.

The Senior Software Developer will have extensive commercial experience developing web applications in Java SE or EE and several years’ experience acting in the capacity of a design authority.

This role will give you an opportunity to fully harness your software engineering skills. You will review, supervise, and provide guidance on other team members’ proposed designs, in addition to proposing and orchestrating top and low level design decisions yourself.

£45,000-60,000 + 25 days holiday, 5% employer pension, Healthcare AXA-PPP + excellent training and development.

What Will The Successful Candidate Be Like?

This role would be suitable for a highly skilled software engineer looking to actively apply their expert software engineering design authority skills.

You will have extensive commercial experience being a product and architectural design authority and must also be able to demonstrate that you have designed and developed web applications in a range of technologies and programming languages.

You will have an expert knowledge and deep understanding of ‘programming internals’ such as the management of data structures, text string management resources, network connectivity, and other logic and algorithmic areas. 

Senior Software Developer Key Responsibilities:

  • Design authority responsibility across numerous technical areas of our product
  • Full software lifecycle involvement in enhancing our web application, e.g. designing, coding, and maintaining server-side components in Java
  • Client-side JavaScript component development
  • Run and maintain test scenarios, in addition to addressing defects
  • Full participation in our Agile software development activities, i.e. daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and backlog creation activities
  • Write supporting design and technical documentation

Senior Software Developer Experience – Essential:

  • Experience being a product and architectural design authority
  • Extensive commercial experience developing multi-threaded server-side applications using Oracle Java, including exceptional knowledge of Generic Programming
  • Multi-threaded server-side web application development using Java in a Servlet web container using an MVC architecture-based framework such as Struts, JSF, etc.
  • Knowledge of HTML, full CSS box model, and JavaScript to create client-side dynamic web page content
  • Good English communication skills, verbal and written  

Senior Software Developer Experience – Desirable:

  • Dynamic web page generation using Java Server Pages
  • Linux configuration and administration skills
  • Linux Shell scripting knowledge
  • Knowledge of databases and SQL

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role and if you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies. YourRecruit (IT) Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender or disability and complies with all relevant UK legislation. 

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