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JOB TITLE: Senior Java Developer

SALARY: £50,000 - £53,000

LOCATION: Manchester

 

 

We’re reinventing what tomorrow looks like at Jaguar Land Rover. There’s a revolution underway in our industry – and we’re leading it. We’ve always been innovators. But our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies as never before.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

 

You'll form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process in a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow an entirely new software development capability.

 

Reporting to the Principal Software Engineer and working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers, you will be a valued member of the Digital Delivery Centre team, consistently delivering to challenging business objectives, with a focus on testability, robustness, and performance for exciting new projects. You will work on real projects alongside experienced engineers and will be expected to take on some mentoring and coaching of less experienced engineers.

 

We have long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going. Your talents in software development could take your career in many directions. Get ready to dream for tomorrow.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

 

Java is the first and foremost requirement, we are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving and quality-first coding. We are keen to speak to people who have experience developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications and have strong experience with relational database technologies such as MySQL or similar. You should have a good knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures as well as experience of practices such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming.

 

We are looking for those who have experience with Service Oriented Architectures: ReSTful APIs and Microservices as well as experience with modern web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS. Strong Object Oriented programming skills are valued as is experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab). Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques are advantageous as is previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle

 

It’s desirable for you to have experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry or other cloud infrastructures (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure) as well as experience building mobile apps using frameworks such as React Native. Familiarity with polyglot persistence and experience with a NoSQL database engine (Mongo, Neo4j, etc) is also desirable. The successful candidate will thrive in our exciting and dynamic environment and will have excellent mentoring skills to develop others around them. 


So why us?

 

This role is based in Jaguar Land Rover’s brand new hi-tech Digital Delivery Centre in the heart of Manchester, where you will be working alongside the best engineers in the world. We have the top two floors in the Neo Building which has undergone a £8m refurbishment, neighbours in the building amongst others including Microsoft

 

●    Competitive salary - option to increase by opting for 40 hours per week rather than 37 hours
●    27 days holiday + bank holidays
●    Bonus annually dependant upon personal performance
●    Pluralsight account - unlimited online training for development and DevOps skills
●    Employee Learning Scheme - £150 per year towards any learning activity of your choice
●    JLR discounts for a whole range of retailers and experiences
●    Modern office in the heart of Manchester, with table tennis and a Range Rover meeting room
●    Privilege car scheme - discounts on Jaguar, Land Rover for you and some family members

 

Jaguar Land Rover considers that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.  Therefore, Jaguar Land Rover will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work for an indefinite period in the UK.

 

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunities for all.

 

 

 

 

THINK BEYOND

Jaguar Land Rover has long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going.

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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.

 
 

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