Graduate/Junior Java Developer

Location Brighton, England
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20,000 to £23,000 pa
Reference 29555

My client is leading the way in Virtual Gaming products and are now at the forefront of HTML5 development with well over 100 games, including Virtual Sports, Table Games and Slots. The company boasts a wide range of household name clients.

They have an immediate vacancy for a Junior/Graduate Java Developer, working closely with the Lead Integrations Developer, where your main task will be to develop and integrate their games portfolio with new clients, which will require you to work closely with developers from other companies.

Many of the projects require interaction with server-based APIs, so you'll gain experience in back-end web development and a good understanding of overall system architecture principles.


The successful candidate will

  • Have a willingness to learn
  • Have a degree in Computer Science or closely related subject
  • Be highly organised, able to prioritize workload effectively with attention to detail
  • Be proactive, motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Have the ability to write clean commented code
  • Be able to communicate effectively whether talking to someone technical or non-technical, both internally and with development partners
  • Have good problem solving and analytical skills in order to spot errors and diagnose problems

Key Technical Skills

  • Good knowledge and experience of Object-Oriented Programming and Multi-Threading
  • Java, MySQL, JSON
  • Experience working with Java Web Application Servers
  • Experience working with external web APIs
  • Familiarity with internet HTTP requests
  • Understanding of RESTful API Methodology

Bonus Skills

  • Good JavaScript/HTML5 knowledge
  • Knowledge and experience working with Linux servers
  • Knowledge of Wowza video streaming technologies
  • Experience of working with web sockets
  • Experience with version control (GIT)
  • Experience working with SQL Server
  • Experience of Java EE (Enterprise Edition)
  • Experience of the Spring Framework
  • Knowledge or prior experience with Resin web server


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