Java Developer

We are recruiting for an experienced Java Developer for one of Irelands largest wealth and asset management companies. This is a very exciting opportunity to work for a very well known company in the Irish market. My client is looking for candidates who are quick learners or who can bring something new to the table. The ideal candidate will be someone who can come in on a daily basis and just get right to work and hit the groud running.


Key Responsibilities:

Work in close co-ordination with our business users, vendors and other stakeholders to craft solutions to business problems considering functional and non-functional requirements.

Develop technical solutions which are robust, secure and easily maintainable, in line with development standards and best practice.

Liaise with test team and all project stakeholders to ensure solutions are fully tested. Creation and execution of automated test scripts wherever possible.

Support of production systems, resolving issues within SLA and providing regular and timely updates to users and line manager as to status of issues, escalating issues as required. Ensuring system documentation is updated as required.

Regular communication with team on project progress, issues, and risks.

Contribute to overall department goals and objectives.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Computer Science or IT Degree or equivalent 3rd Level Education;

3+ Years Java/J2EE and related technologies, ideally using Spring based technology;

Demonstrated experience of developing software according to technical designs.

Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

An ability to work under pressure and prioritise workloads and achieve critical deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in cross-functional project teams.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Innovative, creative, flexible and self-directed.


Specific Systems Knowledge:

Experienced Java knowledge preferably java 8.

Experience of SQL & RDBMS development.

Experience of web servers like Tomcat, Jboss, Apache etc.

Experience of testing frameworks like Junit, Mockito etc.

Hands on experience of Unix/Linux.

Understanding of application performance optimization processes.

Experienced in web technologies like Thymeleaf, JSP, HTML & JavaScript and understanding of AJAX and javascript frameworks like Angular and JQuery.

Exposure on Web Application security.

Experience of working recognised software development lifecycle (Agile).

Experience of build tools like Maven, Gradle, preferably maven.

Exposure of continuous integration tools like Jenkins.

Experience of source control to like SVN and GIT IDE like STS or Eclipse.

Experienced in Spring (4 and above) technologies (MVC, Security) and ORM technologies like JPA or Hibernate.


Specific Industry Qualifications:

Spring or other industry accreditations.

Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Crucible & Confluence)

Java design patterns, Web and RESTful services.

Previous financial services experience.

Salary & Remuneration: €45,000 – €60,000 plus benefits.

For more information contact Niall Gilligan confidentially on +353 1 649 8517 or email your CV

I specialize in recruiting for Software Developers, if you wish to discuss this or other software development opportunities, please feel free to contact me.


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