Java Software Engineers - Colston Consulting

Manchester, NW

About the Job

 Java Software Engineers and Team Leads           Manchester             to £60,000 pa

Our Client provides challenging, complex and interesting security programmes and due to growth are looking for a number of Software Engineers and Team Leads to join their teams. We have roles in their Manchester and London offices.

Key Responsibilities

 Successful candidates may be asked to support the team in Scrum/Agile development, software design, requirements analysis, conducting research & development on new software technologies and supporting the pursuit of new business.

  Essential criteria;  

  • Lean/Agile development practices;
  • Experience in design, development, test and integration of quality software
  • Has experience of designing and developing innovative software solution

  • Has experience in Java and the use of object oriented design
  • Will be keen to learn a broad range of technologies on the Java stack
  • Experience working with a DevOps approach and associated tools e.g. Bamboo, BitBucket, Stash & Jenkins

Desired criteria;

  • Experience of UK Government working practices
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies and associated tools such as Confluence, Jira and Wiki’s
  • Experience with object oriented design
  • Experience with or interest in Model Driven Architecture
  • Experience in relational database technologies; such as Oracle 11g and MySQL
  • Experience in graph database technologies; such as Neo4J and OrientD

  • Experience in some of the following programming languages: Java EE, SQL, PL/SQL, Ruby, Scala
  • Experience in some of the following frameworks: EJB, JSF, Spring, JUnit, EasyMockExperience with various open source products, e.g. Apache Foundation productsExperience working within an ITIL based service delivery environment

For more information, please contact Bridget Phillips on 0117 300644 or send your cv to

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