Senior Java Developer

Company: Paddy Power Betfair
Job type: Other

We are looking for a dedicated, self-motivated, technical driven professional to work in a team of engineers developing highly available enterprise products. Our continued business success and growth demand a lot from our technology, including transaction volumes that surpass many of the world's leading financial institutions.
Our engineers are committed to find the best solutions to complex technical challenges together with professional team members. The successful candidate will have exceptional technical and problem solving skills, with a positive, results driven attitude.
Key Responsibilities / Duties:
Software creation, unit testing, adhering to standards and best practices
Write technical documentation that shares knowledge effectively
Code reviews, by and for peers
Work in an Agile environment
Contribute to team development
Provide guidance to junior colleagues
Key Working Relationships:
This position involves working within a cross-skilled development team, and having regular contact with teams looking after other aspects of Betfair products & tools.
Experience & Qualifications Required:
Essential:
Object oriented analysis and design skills (OOA/OOD)
Proven development experience using Java SE and/or Java EE: beans, concurrency, transactions, I/O, servlets, messaging, application monitoring, ORM(Hibernate, JPA)
Focus on application performance & scalability API development (design for clarity & usability)
Experience with frameworks/technologies: spring , web frameworks, web service, AOP
Experience with application containers: tomcat, jetty, jboss Experience with unit testing/mocking frameworks e.g. junit, mockito Experience with build tools e.g. maven2
Basic experience with AJAX and JavaScript Frameworks
Desirable:
Basic experience with content management systems
Understanding of SQL databases
Understanding of NoSQL databases
Exposure to Linux operating systems
Understanding of the full development cycle and some experience of Agile development methodologies and supporting tools e.g. JIRA, Confluence JVM tunning utilities, JMX exposure
Experience with analysis & monitoring tools (Splunk, AppDynamics, Jstat etc.)
Key Skills & Attributes:
Proactive
Team player who brings also fun to the team
Self-motivating
Proven ability & desire to innovate
Strong analytical skills
Flexible working is our way of working! We're a diverse workforce and therefore a 'one size fits all' approach isn't necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let's have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.

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