Job Title: Java Developer (6-Month FTC)
Salary: Up to 50k (Pro Rata)
Location: Central Cardiff
Acorn Recruitment is proud to work in partnership with Hodge Bank on its latest recruitment project. Hodge Bank, a privately owned, highly profitable business is building a new digital estate enforced by the latest cyber security policies and technology tools as part of a large-scale transformation. Having achieved significant growth over the last few years, Hodge has exciting plans to expand further and we want YOU to be part of their success.
Hodge Bank is looking to recruit two Java Engineers to join on initial 6-Month Fixed Term Contracts. The main focus will be decommissioning one of their legacy products. The system is built in Java (Spring) & SQL. In order to decommission the product effectively you will need to maintain bug fixing, build manual development solutions & adapt to the challenges of working on legacy applications.
While this is a Fixed term contract there may be permanent opportunities open in the future therefore any skills with cloud-based development, ideally AWS & deployment using Docker are highly desirable.
To be successful you must be a have strong logical analysis and trouble-shooting skills and be methodical in your approach. Other key attributes are a proactive approach to solving problems as part of a team, and a focus on continuous improvement in all aspects of what we do.
Essential skills and experience:
*Educated to degree level in a computer science or IT-related subject, ideally with a 2:1 or above.
*Detailed commercial experience in a software development role.
*Strong Java programming experience within the Spring framework.
*Exposure to maintaining & decommissioning legacy applications.
*Experience of working within an Agile environment.
*A solid understanding of contemporary architectures, plus AWS or similar cloud environments.
*Experience/Understanding of Docker.
Hodge provides an agile environment, which in turn empowers everyone to deliver. Anyone we introduce to Hodge will be able to demonstrate a real drive, enthusiasm and commitment for success and in return you'll be rewarded with a fantastic career opportunity with an employer who sees the value in looking after their employees.
*Prestigious offices in city centre location.
*Impressive training and development opportunities.
*A genuine chance to lead projects
*Generous salaries, pension scheme, annual bonus and leave allowance.
*Private medical insurance, Life Assurance and Critical Illness cover.
*Various flexible options: childcare vouchers, cycle scheme, season ticket loans.
*Regular sports and social events and use of gym and spa facilities.
*Weekly fruit delivery and discounts local coffee shops, restaurants and bars.
For the opportunity to join a very talented dev team with strong working practices whilst working for a secure, driven and profitable organisation apply today.
You can also find out more about working for Hodge Bank at (https://www.acornpeople.com/featured-clients/hodge).
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