Senior Java Developer

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Job Specification

We are looking an experienced Java Developer to join our team in Sheffield. Someone with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, knowledge and experience of using JavaScript & Node.js, with a desire and drive to succeed. If this sounds like you, please read on to learn more about the job role and what we offer in return.

As a Senior Java Developer, you will help to develop and support large scale E-Commerce websites. You will be required to work closely with our clients and our internal delivery teams to ensure our solutions meet the business requirements and are delivered to DeeperThanBlue’s principles, standards and best practices.

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Location: Hybrid with our offices in Victoria Quays, Sheffield, S2 5SY, UK

Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus plan

NO Agencies

What we are looking for:

  • Development and support for enterprise-grade e-commerce websites (HCL Commerce/IBM WebSphere Commerce) using e.g. Java, JavaScript, SQL and REST
  • Migration of legacy applications to modern container-based microservice architectures
  • Delivering to deadlines working in a Scrum methodology, using effective time management skills
  • Use excellent communication and documentation skills, in a role which will be regularly customer facing
  • Work collaboratively with both local and offshore teams and developers
  • 4+ years Java (Spring) development experience
  • Javascript and Node.js
  • An understanding of web technologies and an appreciation for capacity and performance design considerations
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • One or more cloud container platforms (e.g. Red Hat OpenShift, Google GKS, AWS EKS, Azure AKS) – Proven experience, deploying apps within Google Cloud Platform is preferable.
  • Docker with Kubernetes experience being beneficial.
  • REST API development
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Well organised team player
  • Desire and drive to progress through the organisation
  • Self-motivation
  • Confident telephone, workshop and client meeting manner
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Have the ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
  • Interacting and developing with SQL databases (e.g. IBM DB2, Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL)
  • Have working knowledge of Unix-like operating systems such as Linux or MacOS X.
  • Middleware experience
  • GraphQL



Your Birthday Off

As an added treat you get your birthday off work which doesn’t affect your annual leave!



We love our staff to grow and improve with ongoing learning, development and training through our dedicated training portal.


Pension Scheme

Competitive pension package and salary exchange scheme available.


Work Environment

Excellent working environment next to the scenic Sheffield canal with lots of lunch options available nearby due to the easy walk into the City Centre!


Annual Leave

23 days’ holiday which increases 1 day per annum with the length of service + Bank Holidays as standard.


Free Office Snacks

A varied selection of snacks available right at your fingertips. Along with these snacks we also have multiple coffee and tea options including Nespresso pods.


Socials and Team Building

We have multiple socials and off-site events throughout the year which our staff love to get involved with.


Employee Recognition

We love to encourage our staff for the incredible work they do so each month we award our employee of the month.

If this sounds like you then please apply now – We’d love you hear from you!

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