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  • £60k - 90k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Senior Java Developer - Java 8, Microservices - £50-80k + Bonus & Benefits


Working with one of the big four, International Consultancies who are currently driving major digital transformation projects for global organizations across the UK.

‘Our client has an IT strategy based on user centric design, modern open source technology, continuous integration/delivery, and modern software architectures such as microservices and cloud technology’.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • A strong background in Java.
  • Delivering web-based digital services, REST APIs and/or complex integration solutions.
  • Hands-on experience of modern software architectures such as microservices.
  • Development frameworks such as Spring, Play! Dropwizard, Camel, AngularJS and React.
  • Working with modern test tools and frameworks such as REST Assured, Cucumber, Mockito, WireMock and SonarQube.
  • Relational and/or NoSQL databases.
  • Core XP practices such as TDD, CI/CD and pair programming.
  • Continuous delivery in a cloud-based environment.
  • Working in a DevOps environment using tools like Jenkins, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes etc.


  • £50k-£80k basic salary
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (option to buy 10 more)
  • Private healthcare

Senior Java Developer - Java 8, Microservices - £50-80k + Bonus & Benefits

  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Your new company

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success, running private colleges in the UK, Europe, North America and Australasia. Their head office in located in Brighton, and in June, they featured in 'The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200'.

Your new role

Study Group recognise the importance of driving innovation in a digital age. As such, they is seeking to add an experienced developer to an already well established team.

They have a very broad remit; recent projects include creating a portal for 3rd party sales agents to access, building a new BI system, and developing a platform so students from all over the world can pay their fees online.

Their stack includes ASP.NET-MVC, AngularJS, Sitecore and pockets of legacy tech. This position will consolidate their broad range of services in to fewer APIs and champion modern ways of working. Continuous integration and automated deployments will be a key focus over the next year.

There is plenty of room to make this role your own. Study Group recognise the value that improved technology can bring to the organisation, and this newly created position will play a key role in it's modernisation.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a problem solver that enjoys solving challenging problems. You won't be afraid of rolling your sleeves up and will still enjoy being hands-on with code.

You will have worked with a Microsoft stack but will have had exposure to some open source technologies too. Back end skills are a priority, but any exposure to front end (mainly Angular, but any modern JavaScript libraries will be considered) would be beneficial.

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary and benefits, and the opportunity to drive innovation in a key role with a market leading company.

Study Group have seen significant growth in recent years, have won multiple awards and show no signs of slowing down. Their office is located just off Trafalgar Street in central Brighton, a short walk from Brighton station.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If your interest is piqued, but you have questions, please contact Luke Thompson at Hays in Brighton for an informal and confidential discussion.

Hays Digital Technology is working in partnership with Study Group to manage the recruitment of this position.

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  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

An opportunity for a Full Stack Developer to participate in a Global technology project which will deliver new Trade Booking and Management platforms in a fast-paced front office environment.

You will be involved in developing high quality, low maintenance software solutions for our key trading and risk systems as well as providing architecture and design for the deal execution, representation, lifecycle and mapping components

You will have a solid understanding of Financial Markets and trading operations with a proficiency in Java8/AngularJS/JavaScript and enjoy providing analysis on complex problems and present findings in a cohesive and easy to understand manner

Experience Requirements:

  • Java8/AngularJS/JavaScript
  • Understanding of data structures and OS fundamentals
  • Ability to provide analysis on complex problems and present findings in a cohesive and easy to understand manner
  • Good understanding of OO design patterns/SOLID principles/test-driven development
  • Understanding of Financial Markets and trading operations
  • A strong Computer Science background and Communication Skills
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Here at Clearscore we want to help everyone manage their finances better. We launched in July 2015 and now have over 5 million users and have recently launched overseas in South Africa: 

We like to try new things and at our core, is a passion for our user’s experience. Because of that we have won awards for innovation, the design of our product and our use of technology. It’s a great start, but we have bold ambitions and that’s why we want you to join us.

We want a Front End Developer to come and join our close-knit agile delivery teams working on creating responsive web applications using the latest JavaScript technologies (React, Angular 1/4, Vue.js). You will love working in a high performance, entrepreneurial environment that values the craft of building cutting edge and beautiful web and mobile products.


What we would love you to have...

  • Expert Native JavaScript skills and an understanding of AngularJS/React/Node
  • Live for unit testing, using tools such as Jasmine, Jest and Mocha.
  • Good knowledge of build tools such as webpack, and using AWS and docker
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment.
  • Experience either leading and/or mentoring a team
  • Experience in performance reviews and 1:1 progress reviews
  • Understand and drive build processes and CI tooling (e.g. Jenkins, Circle CI)
  • Opinions on what technologies and standards we should be using now and in the future, we always want to hear new ideas.


Holidays – 25 paid holidays and a “duvet day” on your birthday
Pension – ClearScore matches up to 4%
Medical Insurance
Perk box – a choice of different benefits
Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home
Free breakfast and fruit……and a beer fridge
Company personal trainer and boxing classes, football, yoga, cinema club, board games club, and a running club.
Monthly company events and office days out that we get to pick. 
Great offices in Vauxhall with showers, roof terrace and we are building courtyard with BBQ!

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  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

£Competitive salary DOE + Flexible Benefits, Bonus, Flexible Working Hours, 25 days' holiday + day off on birthday

OVO is the UK’s leading independent energy technology company and supplier - we serve nearly one million customers with intelligent energy services.

OVO is not simply an energy retail business: it is group of innovative companies, who strive to use technology to deliver great consumer value and more clean energy for everyone.

 Just some of the tools we use to get the job done:

  • React / React Native 
  • AngularJS
  • TypeScript, Flow
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • CSS3 and CSS preprocessors (Less or Sass)
  • HTML5
  • AWS
  • JavaScript build tools (Webpack, Grunt, Gulp, Yarn, NPM).
  • TDD / BDD (Cypress, Selenium, Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, Chai, Typemoq)
  • We work in an Agile environment, using CI / CD

Okay, so this sounds like the kind of stuff you’ve gotten your hands dirty with and things you’re curious to learn more about? Great. Then we’d like to hear from you if you have:

  • Commercial experience React Native
  • A strong knowledge of JavaScript with a combination of the tools listed above.

Why work at OVO?

We work in highly agile environments with continuous releases and a large focus on testing (Unit, integration, UI testing).

We give our Software Engineers the freedom and trust to find and experiment with the best tools for the job, so that problems aren’t just solved but solved in the most optimal way.

You’d be joining an impressive FE community where you can make your ideas heard. We want you to be empowered to discover new things and to experiment - to help you do this:

  • We hold a fortnightly “Front End Community of Practise” within OVO to discuss challenges we are facing, new frameworks and show-and-tell personal projects.
  • Tech time: ‘lightning’ talks on interesting tech topics. Recent discussions have included using Parcel in projects, looking at styled components vs CSS Modules and a NextJS demo. We also run a tech blog.
  • Across slack channels and via internal meet-ups we promote collaboration, knowledge transferring and if something isn’t working: ‘fail fast’ so that we can share learning from our mistakes across all our teams -  giving us much more time to work on the cool stuff.
  • We attend a number of tech conferences then summarise the agenda to discuss new ideas internally and learnt from them.
  • We love to pair program.

Want to check out more?

OVO Energy Hack 3.0:

Working in Tech at OVO Energy

See how we work on our blog and our Tech Blog: tech blog

OVO tech github:

A handful of our benefits:

  • £Competitive salary DOE plus Bonus
  • Flex Benefits which can be spent on stuff like Health care, ISA investment, Cycle to work, Taste and Culture cards, tech for your home and much more
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 25 days' holiday & day off on your birthday,
  • The opportunity to get involved in teaching kids to code
  • Open plan offices with videos games & table tennis
  • Free breakfast every day and lunch on Fridays
  • Lots of social events
  • Training budget
  • Matched volunteering and matched fundraising
  • You’d be working for accredited Top Employer
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  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

We are looking for a talented backend software engineer to join the Open Targets Core team. You will be involved in running large-scale biological data analysis and integration and developing APIs powering the Open Targets platform at and other new projects, and keeping our services performant across multiple geographical regions.

The main responsibilities will involve design and implementation of backend micro-services and data processing pipelines in Python or Scala on Unix-based systems, and maintenance of those services in a cloud environment (Google Cloud or AWS). There will be opportunities to design and implement REST and GraphQL web services in Flask and Play 2.

You will join a fast-paced, startup-like environment, where we use a range of modern technologies including ElasticSearch, Spark, ClickHouse and a variety of Google cloud services including Dataproc and BigQuery. We continuously look for improvement and follow Agile practices. You are encouraged to take ownership of what you work on.

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a growing project at the interface of academic and industry research (

You will have experience in software development with Python or Scala and shell scripting, possibly in a similar role. DevOps experience would be ideal, as well as having working knowledge in bioinformatics. Exposure to the following technologies is desirable: REST API, GraphQL API, Elasticsearch, Redis, Flask, AngularJS, Docker, CoreOS stack, Google Cloud services, Scala Spark.

Experience of working in a continuous deployment environment, with source control and managed releases is required. A proven track record of working on large-scale data analysis projects and understanding the challenges posed by collaborative projects, including flexibility, tight deadlines, and use of state of the art approaches. Previous experience of working on other biological data projects will be an advantage. You should have the ability to work in a highly-collaborative Agile team, interfacing with web developers and UX designer.

  • £80k - 100k | Equity
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

About ThousandEyes

The name ThousandEyes was born from two big ideas: the power to see things not ordinarily possible and the ability to collect insights from a multitude of vantage points. As organizations rely more on cloud services and the Internet, the network has become a black box they can't understand. ThousandEyes gives organizations visibility into the now borderless network, arming them with an accurate understanding of how the network impacts their applications, users and customers. ThousandEyes is used by some of the world's largest and fastest growing brands, including all of the top 5 global software companies, 5 of the top 6 US banks, and 45 of the Fortune 500. ThousandEyes is backed by Sequoia Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Tenaya Capital, Google Ventures and Salesforce Ventures, with headquarters in San Francisco, CA.

Engineering at ThousandEyes

At ThousandEyes, we use cutting-edge technologies and innovative techniques to study and visualize networks on a global scale. ThousandEyes engineers are focused on continuous improvement -- of our product, our codebase, our knowledge, and our skills. We believe in innovation, simplicity, and elegance. We work in small, cross-functional teams where everyone has a voice.

Learn more about engineering at ThousandEyes:

About the Role

You'll be working in the Endpoint team, our goal is to ensure our customers have unparalleled ability to quickly troubleshoot issues and do long-term analysis of end-user experience. We equip our customers with complete visibility into end-user connectivity, wherever they may be located, whether internal or cloud apps. 

Our web application is the central customer-facing piece of all our product offerings, used daily by operations teams around the world. We are looking for talented engineers focused on our front end stack who can build new features while keeping the user interface simple and elegant.

What we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of development experience
  • A fast learner
  • Comfortable working with newer technologies
  • Expert in Javascript development
  • Experience with Vue.js, AngularJS or React JS, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS, Bootstrap
  • Stays on top of current and emerging web standards.
  • Familiar with any sort of object oriented programming language
  • Strong computer science fundamentals
  • A bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Backbase products are used by people like you and I every single day. What we do impacts the banking experience of millions worldwide. Maintaining and developing our platform requires dedication, ownership and vision.

As a Senior Web Developer, you will be designing and developing responsive web applications in an empowered team of highly skilled software developers, QA engineers, scrum masters and product owners. You will help us deliver successful customer implementations by cooperating with our Professional Services consultants, user experience experts, and partners.

What will you be doing?

  • Design and develop web applications using a modern, responsive stack and tooling.
  • Work closely with the product owner, developers and QA engineers to shape the product, analyse requirements and ensure our software is high quality.
  • Ensure our solutions are tested, accessible, extensible, maintainable, secure and perform well.
  • Work with your team and other web developers across the company to continuously improve our approach to front-end development.
  • Mentor other web developers – be an approachable, passionate authority in front-end development and technology.

Background & Skills


  • Deep technical understanding of modern, functional and object-oriented JavaScript
  • Experience developing with ECMAScript 2015/6
  • Solid CSS3 & HTML5 skills
  • 3+ years’ experience developing responsive browser-based applications
  • 3+ years’ experience of frameworks such as Angular / AngularJS, Twitter Bootstrap or similar technologies
  • Definition and integration with RESTful APIs
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Initiative, self-starting, flexible and a quick learner


  • Experience writing unit and integration tests with Jasmine, Protractor, Selenium Webdriver or similar.  Worked with TDD, BDD methodologies
  • Worked with and/or defined modern tooling; including precompilers (SASS, LESS), code optimisers, linters, etc.
  • Experienced with Scrum and Agile practices, automated testing, continuous integration builds
  • Demonstrated technical leadership in software development teams
  • £50k - 55k
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

Job Role

Access Group’s Health and Social Care Division is looking for .NET full stack web developers to join our existing team. Reporting to the Lead Developer, you will be influential in the design and enhancement of one of our core products, People Planner. People Planner an integrated scheduling and management solution for Domiciliary and Residential Care providers.

You will have accountability for ensuring our software meets business requirements and aligns with technology and governance standards and ensure delivery of on-time, quality solutions.

As a senior developer you will have a passion for development, be proactive and collaborative team player who fully engages with all members of the team. You will have a solid understanding of agile development methodologies, development best practices and will play a strong role in driving our products forward and delivering best-of-breed solutions. As part of the role you will be expected to mentor more junior members of the team, contribute to planning sessions and develop technical solutions with the other senior members of the team.

You will also help ensure a high level of quality in the products and code base, conducting regular code reviews with other members of the team, ensuring agreed coding standards are followed and promoting knowledge sharing within the team.

Key Activities

  • Take responsibility for providing accurate estimates
  • Take responsibility for assessing risk for development tasks
  • Help the team understand requirements by challenging the core requirements and acceptance criteria of user stories
  • Design and develop software solutions to agreed and elaborated requirements using a range of languages and technologies including C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, JavaScript, TypeScript and SQL Server
  • Implementing unit testing, UI end-to-end Test and using mocking frameworks as appropriate
  • Adhere to department coding standards and suggest improvements to them
  • Code reviewing other developers work, providing constructive feedback, advising on best practice & coding standards
  • Testing other developers work
  • Provide regular progress updates, communicating impediments & better ways of delivering the requirements throughout the production phases
  • Create technical documentation when required
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement process
  • Identify, elaborate and champion technical improvements
  • Take responsibility and ownership of software architecture
  • Investigate and promote processes and tooling that can enhance the productivity of agile teams.
  • Take part in release and deployment activities and provide technical support for system infrastructure.
  • You will gain a thorough understanding of the software, its users and our development team so you can make changes to the code - or add new code – to make the solution even better


  • Significant experience developing enterprise software in a team environment.
  • Understanding of SOLID principles, design patterns and general enterprise architectures.
  • Experience programming applications using T-SQL (inc. Stored Procedures, Triggers, Service Broker)
  • Experience programming applications using ASP.NET, VB.NET & C#
  • Experience programming applications using a JavaScript framework like AngularJS
  • Experience in working in an agile / lean development environment
  • Experience of using issue tracking/project management tools (such as JIRA) to estimate and progress through work items on agreed backlogs
  • Experience of SaaS deployment methods is beneficial
  • Experience of continuous integration is beneficial
  • Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms.
  • Experience of using Source Control systems such as GIT

Skills and Attributes

  • A passion for software and technology
  • Quick learning capability, easily picking up new technical concepts
  • High standard of written and spoken English
  • Open and collaborative style
  • Problem solver
  • Creative and innovative
  • Can commit to delivering and maintaining high standards
  • Manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Pragmatic, competitive and driven to continuous learning/improvement
  • 02 Sep 2018

Job description

We are looking for open-minded developers who love to learn and push boundaries with technology to benefit the organisation.

As an Engineering Lead you will be responsible for setting the engineering standards for the Web Products Platform by balancing the business and architectural goals with engineering best practices. Additionally, the Lead Engineer is responsible for maintaining a high standard of code quality, identifying risk and technical debt, the creation and maintenance of all technical documentation for projects and features, and managing the delegation and coordination of engineering duties where appropriate, with the opportunity to still role your sleeves up and be hands on creating great things.

As well as a global circulation in print of our Newspaper, a great take up on our app, our main websites receives around 1.5 million unique visitors per day! This is an opportunity to work for a global leading business where you will be able to develop your skills, mind-set and career whilst also making a really difference to the organisation’s ecosystem.

What we are looking for:

  • Developers that are collaborative, enthusiastic, humble and passionate, with a keen interest in quality and success
  • People who enjoy getting their hands dirty and don't mind being slightly out of their comfort zone and are happy to help out their colleagues and solve problems
  • People with ideas and enthusiasm who can work well in teams

In return you will have:

  • The opportunity to work with world class engineers who love to teach and mentor
  • The opportunity to lead and motivate a dynamic team of developers and create a vibrant culture
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that encourage their engineers to contribute to open source projects

Technologies we use:

  • JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • React,NodeJS, Symfony, AngularJS, Knockout, Backbone
  • GraphQL
  • Mobile Platforms: iOS, Android, Apple Watch, Android Wear
  • Tools: JIRA, Confluence, GitHub, XRay
  • AWS, Docker, Nginx, Varnish