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Senior Java Developers
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Recruiter: Auto Trader
Listed on: 9th August
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £60,000
Salary Notes: + excellent benefits!
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: AT1
Contact Name: Auto Trader

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Tenacious innovator?

Opportunities for curious Java developers

If there's one characteristic that drives Auto Trader Java Developers, it's curiosity. Our team of innovators stay right at the forefront, anticipating the future and developing the complex systems that power our market-leading automotive site and mobile applications - making them even faster, and more advanced.

Outstanding challenges

Join us and you'll get involved in a steady stream of absorbing technical challenges, creating insight-driven, market-leading digital products. You'll enjoy the responsibility of keeping our site and apps alive, enabling millions of vehicle sales every year.

There are over 10 million automotive transactions every year throughout our industry. And at Auto Trader, we are driving change in how consumers shop for these cars online. We aim to drive further efficiencies in the market, benefitting consumers, retailers and manufacturers.

Combining your impressive technical ability with a product focused approach, you'll use data and customer feedback to ensure we remain digitally at the forefront of the industry.

Built on collaboration

We operate a tribe-based system, where each tribe focuses on a different customer group, product or service. Our multi-functional teams are made up of product and delivery leads, developers (Java/JavaScript/Python), UX designers, test and data analysts. This dynamic, Agile environment combined with our relaxed, flat structure means we're a business that thrives on collaboration and idea-sharing.

What you bring

Whatever level you join us at, we're looking for:

  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of Java
  • Experience with web applications and RESTful services
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as Angular or ReactJS
  • Passion for the latest trends in application design, combined with a pragmatic approach to consistency and simplicity.
  • Experience with Software development methodologies such as XP, Scrum, Kanban, and TDD, and an interest to learn more about new languages and frameworks.
  • Knowledge of different persistent datastores
  • An understanding of the importance of coaching and mentoring junior team members

Attractive rewards

You can look forward to a great flexible benefits package including 25 days' holiday, pension and healthcare. We'll also give you time and support so you can develop your career. Our developers attend conferences, we host external meet-ups in our event space and offer masterclasses focusing on communication, team working and leadership. So, life is not limited to what you learn at your desk.

There's no one type of Auto Trader person. We believe that by having developers from all kinds of backgrounds, this creates an inclusive, multidimensional culture where the ideas really fly and everybody's voice is heard.

Stay curious and there's nothing you can't achieve.

Closing date - 10th August