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JAVA/UI Software Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/10/2017
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Exciting opportunity for a candidate with exceptional Java and User Interface (UI) software development skills to work for a global leader in the power sector on a permanent basis. The role will be working on projects related to complex software supplied to clients in the electricity industry.

Responsibilities:

The primary purpose of the job is to provide first line customer support and technical expertise in UI design and programming for 24x7 mission-critical software systems. The candidate will be expected to make a significant individual contribution as well as working effectively as part of the development and customer support teams. The role will involve 24x7 support while performing on-call duties (as part of rotation with other team members).

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree in Computer Science (or an equivalent STEM degree) from a recognized university
* 2+ years' experience in programming in Java with focus on web based UI development
* Thorough understanding of the entire software development and delivery life-cycle and a passion for programming
* Strong Interpersonal and communication skills
* Systems level knowledge of at least one major Unix OS/Linux
* Relational database access programming

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Master's Degree in Computer Science

* Understanding of Energy Market Operations
* Programming knowledge in Windows and in C language
* Secure coding practices, static code analysis and software configuration management tools a plus
* Strong Java Swing knowledge and experience
* Knowledge of object oriented software design, design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
* Good knowledge of synchronization and multi-core/multi-threaded programming
* Computer performance tuning knowledge
* Enterprise application development experience with J2EE based systems including JMS Messaging, Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP server, JBoss or equivalent
* Experience with ORMs like Hibernate, XML data binding software such as JAXB or Castor, Apache Axis and JWSDP
* Knowledge of XML, XSD, XSL, JSON, Web Services including WSDL, SOAP, Restful Web Services

Key skills: Java, user interface, UI, unix, Linux, development, UI development, java development, user interface development, energy, electricity, power, utility, utilities

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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