Mid/Senior Java Developer – Telecom – Remote

Project Description:

We are currently working with a top 5 UK telco operator and are looking for a Senior Java developer with strong experience in J2EE technologies. We have an immediate requirement for an experienced Java/J2EE backend Developer with Telecoms experience to initially work with our team, onsite with one of our prestigious Telecoms clients. The candidate will be working on a large transformation programme on a long-term project alongside client development teams in an Agile project delivery environment with multiple suppliers and offshore teams.

Skill Requirements:

Critical knowledge and experience

  • JAVA/J2EE experience with strong hands-on skills, solid understanding of Spring dependencies, Redis caching principles & implementation, spring security, EH Cache principles & implementation, OSGI framework.
  • Experience in open id connect specs and SSO platform experience.
  • Basic skillsets with HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, CSS3, SASS, a11y Standards, JSP/JSTL, SVN
  • Nice to have knowledge of AWS utility tools, DEVOPS tools and AEM.
  • Deep knowledge of browser compatibility, response web design, application Servers, unit testing frameworks
  • Solid knowledge of the entire application development life cycle including configuration management practices and procedures
  • Strong understanding of software design patterns and methodology
  • Flexibility, energy and ability to work well with others in a virtual, geographically dispersed team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to IT and business leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to stay current with development best practices, existing and emerging technology platforms, and industry trends
  • Experience with formal software development methodologies, with a focus on Agile

Strongly desired

  • Telco or related industry experience
  • Proven experience working on large scale digital/transformation projects
  • 5+ years’ experience leading a team (5+ resources)
  • 3+ years’ digital experience (Web, digital channels, marketing)
  • Experience across e-commerce platforms and technologies Business/context – must have Telecom experience

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of ‘as is’ OUK and TMUK delivery processes
  • Previous experience working for EE Skills and knowledge
  • Planning & Organising – having clear and regularly updated project plans and RAID logs are key to ensuring all supplier individuals and organisation are aligned to delivering projects
  • Working Collaboratively – builds strong and sustainable relationships cross functionally to enable alignment of work
  • Influencing & Persuading – ensuring the entire project team understands the importance of hitting deadlines and delivering quality work with the end customer always in mind. Delivery of Results – continued focus on delivery Project & Programme Delivery KPI’s which will be linked to individual and team objectives
  • Focusing on the Customer – both internally and externally. A project is not delivered until the business accepts it has delivered against objectives and the end customer is not negatively impacted by the change
  • Corporate governance –preparation for formal boards and documentation for undertaking gate moves