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Full Stack Java Engineer

Edinburgh Job No. r00179735 Full-time - Hybrid

Job Description

Full Stack Java Engineer 

Edinburgh / Glasgow (Scotland)

Salary: Competitive salary and package (Depending on level of experience)

Please Note: Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history (typically including no periods of 30 consecutive days or more spent outside of the UK) at the point of application.

Note: The above information relates to a specific client requirement

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

Accenture Next Gen Engineering:

Accenture Next Gen Engineering provides end-to-end product engineering solutions which deliver tangible value, fast. We bring together an obsession for technical excellence with agility and scale, to help clients move from project to product at speed. We’re embedded in the regions we operate in, with dedicated leadership and people who enable us to deliver at speed and at scale.

If you’re looking for an exciting career working in a vibrant environment, with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our Next Gen Engineering team, you’ll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

As a member of our Next Gen Engineering team, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Create Innovative Digital Solutions: Take part in designing, developing, and implementing cutting-edge digital applications tailored to address unique business challenges across several industries.
  • Technical Leadership: Display your technical leadership skills by guiding and collaborating with both onshore and offshore developer team members during client projects, ensuring successful outcomes.

As a Full Stack Java Engineer, you will:

  • Develop traditional and serverless applications and services in an agile and collaborative environment using source control that integrate with data storage services / message buses and other architectural elements
  • Deploy these applications using features such as containers to cloud leveraging CI/CD to support this process backed with good observability when running these in production
  • Ensure quality through the creation of documentation and use of unit / integration / contract testing with a consideration of security / performance requirements


We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Strong Java developer (Java 8 and above) with solid background in Spring, Spring Boot, Restful services, object orientation and design patterns

  • Experience in Technologies such as JavaScript, TypeScript and REACT would be beneficial but not essential.

  • Strong hands-on experience in scripting languages such as Python, Shell, and other scripting languages to support DevOps and Quality Engineering work.

  • Databases & SQL skills using PostgreSQL

  • Experience with building datastore solutions on at least one No-SQL(Elasticsearch) would be beneficial but not essential.

  • Experience with Cloud Native technologies on AWS is essential

  • Build automation tools to support CI/CD pipeline

  • Strong Accessibility, Security, Performance and Caching coding

  • Experience in writing Junit and test automation frameworks such has cucumber, Mockito, Cypress.

  • Git source control

  • Web application frameworks and API technologies e.g. Swagger, OpenAPI

Set yourself apart:

  • Proven ability to apply analytical and creative thought and translate into technical solutions

  • Proven ability to debug and resolve complex technical issues

  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Required for Associate Manager and Manager Levels

  • Experience shaping and delivering small to medium size pieces of work

  • Experience mobilizing and shaping technical teams

What is in it for you

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes up to 25 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and 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.

Closing Date for Applications 30/11/2023

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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