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Java Developer - Contract

I am currently recruiting for a Java Developer for a contract role in Sheffield. &nbsp

As a developer you'll have strong skills in web development and want to work within multidisciplinary agile teams of developers, designers and researchers focused on products. You'll provide technical leadership, working closely with the wider team to ensure high quality code is delivered in line with the project goals and delivery cycles. You'll work closely with designers to deliver rapid prototypes as well as production code for which you'll ensure high accessibility standards are upheld. You will also have experience in modern frameworks and languages, as well as working practices such as TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps.

Essential skills and experience

Experience building server-side web applications and detailed knowledge of Java 8 (we use a range of languages including Ruby, Python, and Java)
and/or detailed understanding and experience of front-end web development (HTML/CSS/JS)
Outstanding ability to develop efficient, highly optimised and clear code
Understanding of and experience with a range of approaches to testing application code and systems for behaviour and performance
An ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
Experience working on technical projects within a team
Working knowledge of unix-like operating systems such as Linux and/or Mac OS X
Knowledge of the git version control system
Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
Understanding of the use of Responsive Web Design
Deep knowledge of accessibility standards and developing web products that can be used easily by users with a range of assitive technology needs

If this sounds like you and you are looking for a new contract please call apply below.

Your application for this Java Developer role will be reviewed by Affecto and due to the high volume of applicants for every role advertised, if you do not hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Affecto Recruitment is acting as a Recruitment Agency in this instance and is an equal opportunities employer.

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