Job Description

Role: Java Developer
Location: Leeds
 
Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here in Leeds — what’s stopping you?
 
Join Accenture in Leeds and help transform leading organisations, communities and digital products that have local, national and international impact. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and innovate provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
What we do…
 
Though we offer a wide range of services to the market, a core part of what we do is build exciting, modern, digital products. We work across the UK & globally with an exciting array of clients across all industries helping them power some of the world’s best-known digital products & services. We have partnered successfully with Channel 4 over the past two years to build their All 4 product & are excited to be helping them with their growth in Leeds.
 
We are passionate about agile engineering & the media industry. Despite being a large global brand with 482,000+ employees, we strive to cultivate thriving local environments & ensure we focus on the individual. We’re excited about bringing this to Leeds
 
What we’re looking for…
  • Born collaborators passionate about building and running consumer-facing digital products to join our dynamic agile engineering team in Leeds
  • Highly-motivated engineers with relevant experience building cloud-based microservices using Java 8+
  • Engineers who consider the impact that backend implementations can have on the overall product user experience
  • A keen eye for production performance, operability and maintainability
Key responsibilities and skills...
  • A strong understanding of web, integration & test technologies (HTML, XML, JSON, Web Services, Junit, Mockito)
  • Experience working with build and dependency management tools (such as Maven) and source code management tools (such as GitLab / GitHub)
  • Knowledge of modern Java based frameworks like Spring and/or Dropwizard
  • An understanding and of messaging and queues (JMS, Queues, Kafka)
  • Application design patterns and UML
  • Knowledge of relational databases & NoSQL (e.g. Hadoop, CouchDb) desirable
  • Experience using containerisation and associated tech, such as Docker, Kubernetes and ECS
  • RESTful services and associated tech, such as Swagger
  • Solid experience working with CI tools and associated tech (e.g Bamboo, Jenkins, Hudson and SonarCube)
  • Interest in innovating and suggesting newer technologies, serverless and reactive architectures based on AWS

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What’s in it for you…
 
 
You’ll want to work with us if…
You want to work for a global company that has unmatched experience & specialized skills across 40 industries
Accenture provides a broad variety of services & solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology & operations. We work at the intersection of business & technology to help clients improve their performance & create sustainable value for their partners. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works & lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
You want comprehensive, continuous training for your specialist area, as well as for professional skills development
We offer a variety of formal & informal training programs at every level to help you acquire & build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job & through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, & the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
Accenture provides an extensive network of over 1,300 trained mental health allies & prioritises mental health at the top of our UKI Inclusion & Diversity Agenda. We are committed to raising awareness & educating Accenture people about our LGBT community while supporting our LGBT employees worldwide. Accenture is an equal opportunities employer & welcomes applications from all sections of society & does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
 
Other important details…
 
  • Salary: £25,000 to £67,000 (depending on skills and experience)
  • Travel: Up to 100% flexibility to travel
  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Other: Offers of employment subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance
  • Career Levels: We have roles available across a range of Accenture career levels including Analyst, Senior Analyst, Specialist and Associate Manager/Manager Levels.

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