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Java Developer

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Recruiter: esure
Listed on: 2nd June
Location: Reigate, Glasgow, or Manchester
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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esure Group are currently recruiting for a Java Developer to join our IT department to support our business product domains.  The successful candidate can be based in one of three of our office locations, Reigate, Glasgow or Manchester.

You will be working as part of a growing, experienced Development team, building, expanding and enhancing our platforms on our journey to becoming an agile digital insurer.

 The role:

You will be working on delivering specific Pricing, Customer or Claims functionality to various clients for various insurance products.  A number of Microservices and orchestration technologies will be utilised within a cloud infrastructure that are integrated within a CI/CD platform.

The post offers an opportunity to apply your knowledge and participate in the transformation into a DevOps/service-based/Continuous Integration architecture. Successful applicants will be expected to proactively share technical knowledge and ideas.

What you'll do:

  • Develop and design software on a variety of systems using Java and JVM based technologies, translating feature-based requirements into software components from the ground up
  • Giving technical leadership in designing, developing and deploying different components with a focus on high availability, low latency and scalability in a distributed environment
  • Work closely with agile team members to collaborate and influence new development
  • Working with Product Owners and developers to populate and build Sprint backlogs
  • Actively sharing technical expertise with the team as a developer and mentor

What we are looking for:

  • Expert in Java
  • Extensive experience creating REST APIs using Spring Boot
  • Experience working with a cloud platform. AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform
  • Knowledge of a Database technology. Relational or NoSQL
  • Exhibits drive and initiative to learn whatever is necessary to explore new and existing solutions
  • Skilled in diagnosing and solving complex problems and providing detailed technical analysis
  • Previous background working in high traffic, highly transactional online environments             

Desirable Technical Skills

  • Use of Docker
  • Exhibits drive and initiative to learn whatever is necessary to explore new and existing solutions
  • Apache Camel
  • Knowledge of Messaging tools such as RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ - Desirable
  • Any experience working with Jenkins or Kubernetes

What we will offer to you in return:

  • Opportunity for remote working 
  • Dress for your day (casual and formal business dress depending on your day)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • 25% discount on esure & Sheila's Wheels insurance (10% for immediate family) or a guarantee to beat any other insurer's renewal quote on both home and car insurance 
  • 15% Discount on esure and Sheila's Wheels Travel Insurance (7.5% for family)
  • Discretional bonus 
  • Festive Bonus 
  • Free daily shuttle bus from our Reigate office to Redhill train station
  • BUPA - Private medical cover for eligible colleagues
  • Flu Jabs and Eye Care - Free flu jabs every winter, free eye tests every two years and £50 towards VDU glasses
  • esure are members of easitSURREY, for a membership of £5.05 per year you can be eligible for a wide range of travel discounts including: 
    • 15% on rail travel with Southern 
    • 20% discount for single and return bus journey on certain routes 
    • A number of cycling related offers including 10%-20% off at Halfords
  • 5, 10 and 15 Year Service Awards

We are proud to have a working environment that sets our employees up for success, as well as all the above perks you can also expect coffee machines, subsidised canteen and quarterly IT drinks to make it all worthwhile. What we really aim for is a place where people can thrive and ultimately help us put our customers first.