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Software Developer

Salary
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Location
Portsmouth
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time  - Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week

We know Developers don’t want waffly job ads, asking you to be a “passionate self-starter, with enthusiasm and blue sky thinking”.  So we’re just going to give you the facts about our role….

Job Purpose:

  • Designing, developing, delivering and maintaining software solutions across the entire business in Java and J2EE technologies.
  • Working on a wide range of projects such as Restful API design and development, Payment systems, CRM, and Stock Management to name a few as well as integration with third party APIs such as Hubspot and Twilio.


Key Responsibilities:

  •  Solving problems through delivering impactful software.
  • Identifying system improvements.
  • Designing and developing of existing and new APIs.
  • Liaising with a variety of stakeholders and clients to ensure the needs of the business and our customers are met.
  • Standalone role, but working in a small IT/Tech team


Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Hands-on experience in developing desktop application using Java 8 and Wildfly.
  • Hands-on experience in Restful API design and developing Microservices using Java 8 and Dropwizard.
  • Experience in database design and development.
  • Experience of source code control systems such as Git.
  • Strong communication skills.


Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of Linux installation / system administration.
  • Knowledge of design patterns, data structures, algorithms.
  • Experience of Apache ANT and Maven


As knowledge is key in this role, a technical test will be issued to applicants who apply as part of the first stage of the selection process.

All sounding good? Next step = apply.  We’re looking forward to hearing from you!


What working at Novatech means for you:

There are lots of benefits working for us!  Due to our non -corporate culture, you get a real chance to be yourself and work with people of a similar technical mindset.  We have a relaxed dress code and champion hybrid working, which gives you a mix of working from home and our offices based in Portsmouth, Hampshire.  

We have good transport links to the office for when you come in, free staff parking and a lockable bike shed for if you drive or ride. 

AND THERE’S MORE....

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with the chance to buy additional days)
  • Health plan scheme
  • Upskilling apprenticeship training
  • Cycle to work
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff discounts
  • Social and wellbeing events
  • Hybrid working (after training period)
  • A great breakout room
  • Kitchen and shower facilities


About us:

Gaming and retail are just a small part of what we do. Novatech also work heavily in the B2B sector with some of the largest and most respected names in a range industries.  Whether it’s supporting businesses with their remote workforce, transforming maritime companies with life-saving training simulators or implementing practical Deep Learning systems into the businesses of tomorrow, there’s no end to the amount of fascinating and cutting-edge projects that we are involved in (some of which we can’t tell you about, yet).  Pretty cool, right? Join us to get involved in developing the future of our business…and yourself at the same time!