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Java Developer

£50000 - £65000 per annum

We are looking to recruit an experienced full stack Java Developer who enjoys working in a busy and varied role where they will have the opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled team in which you will have the opportunity to add real value.
This is a customer facing role, so excellent communication skills are a must. In addition you need to be an accomplished Java developer, any experience developing in a Cloud environment, Azure or AWS, would be an advantage as is experience working with Java Framworks such as Spring and Hibernate. This is a customer facing consultancy role and therefore you will ideally be comfortable travelling throughout the Midlands and be someone who is adaptable thrives in a busy and challenging environment.
If successful you will have the opportunity to join an organisation that values its people and has a reputation for investing in the training and development of their people. You will be working in a development role building solutions for clients.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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