Java/Scala Engineer (N)


Java Scala Developer – Newcastle

What you’ll do

• Build, deploy and operate outstanding digital services within an agile environment that meet well-defined user needs. Participate in the rapid development of user-driven Digital prototypes
• Build prototypes, writing tests, codes and documentations, implementing RESTful APIs, JSON, ensuring continuous integration
• Work in cross-functional teams to write and test production quality, sustainable code for world-class new and existing systems
• Ensure that new and updated digital services are thoroughly tested for performance and are able to handle specified load
• Collaborate with all Scrum Team and Delivery Centre colleagues, providing feedback on more junior/apprenticeship developers where necessary
• Contribute to a culture of continuous service improvement in which key systems “owned” by your digital service team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved
• Contribute to a robust automated test suite to work in a continuous integration environment
• Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with technical and non-technical team members in the wider HMRC digital team and across government
• Providing ‘second-line’ support and occasional ‘on-call’ support

What you’ll bring

• Excellent demonstrable commercial experience in programming and back-end software development either Scala or Java8 (Scala is the preference)
• Use and implementation of modern front-end web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, REST, JSON
• Good understanding of web/agile technologies & protocols
• Demonstrable experience in automated testing solutions
• Proven problem solving skills: able to logically break down a problem into smaller manageable parts to solve
• Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
• Proven ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
• Demonstrable knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems



Posted on:

September 14, 2018

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Education level:

A-level, NVQ, International Baccalaureate (IB) or

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


Yorkshire and Humberside




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