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Senior Java Developer

  • Job reference: 27065
  • Location: Oxford
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Digital and Development
  • Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum

Role: Senior Java Developer
Location: Oxford
Salary: £60,000

One of the world's largest internet domain registries are looking for a Senior Java Developer with a deep understanding of the Java language and APIs, and experience designing systems and system architecture. This person would work as part of the Operational Applications team to design, develop, release and maintain our software and systems architecture, enabling the highest possible quality of services for our systems. The Operational Applications team is a team of software developers responsible for the operation and the development of the core and critical software systems that enable the domain registry.

Key deliverables:

  • Deliver in compliance with ISO 20000, ISO 27001, ISO 22301 and PCI.
  • Deliver high quality tested software in a timely manner
  • Keep an up to date expert knowledge of Java and supporting technologies

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead requirements capture, analysis, design, implementation and production release of complex bespoke changes
  • Confidently manage unknowns and provide clarity for other members of the team
  • Manage expectations throughout development with key stakeholders
  • Drive improvements on our systems design and architecture using best-practices
  • Take ownership of the operation and development of certain software components and business functions ensuring a high quality service that meets business requirements
  • Become an authority and go-to person on areas of the business software
  • Manage releases
  • Manipulate data, diagnose and fix newly encountered production issues
  • Develop and deliver documentation that will help others through the development process.
  • Develop relationships with people across the business and use these relationships throughout your work
  • Be a good team player and able to work with different people across departments and levels

Interpersonal skills required:

  • Communicate positively at all levels both internally and externally
  • Work effectively as part of a department team, recognise areas where support is required and offer assistance
  • Be flexible and adaptable in approach
  • Take an active role in personal development and frequently review individual objectives and attend training sessions as required
  • Professionally manage customer communications as well as workload and conflicting priorities
  • Able to effectively problem solve and use initiative

Professional skills, background and profile


  • Java
  • Spring, Hibernate/ORM frameworks
  • SQL
  • Unit testing, automated build and testing
  • Source code control systems (Git, SVN)
  • Oracle RDBMS
  • Release management
  • Code profilers, checkers and optimisers


  • Oracle PLSQL
  • C++
  • JMS
  • DNS

You will also:

  • Have a definite attention to detail and planning
  • Be driven to learn, develop and deliver
  • Have a creative and tenacious approach to problem solving

This role would suit an experienced software developer with a can-do attitude, looking to develop into a challenging role. The ideal candidate would enjoy the challenge of developing software systems that are already fairly robust to a high quality.

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