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Senior Java Developer - Newcastle

Newcastle Job No. r00181422 Full-time - On-Site

Job Description

Senior Java Developer
Location: Newcastle

Hybrid Working: Please note - This role will require you to work from our Newcastle, Cobalt Business Park office 3 days per week. 

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.

We believe in inclusion 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

In our team you will learn:
•    How to provide solutions to real world problems across a variety of industries.
•    How to help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
•    How best to develop your skills and hone your talents within an innovative technology environment.


As a Senior Java Developer, you will:
•    Advocate for and employ good development practices on the team such as consistent branching strategy, coding standards, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing.
•    Support the technical leads in designing the separation of functional into microservices and the end to end integration and flow between technical components. Support the test automation engineers in testing the stories and features delivered both from a functional and non-functional perspective.
•    Follow the Scrum Methodology participating actively in sprint backlog refinement, sprint planning, stand-ups, sprint review and sprint retrospective.
•    Support the team in delivering features by expanding capabilities into other areas of development and testing.

The following skills and experience are essential for this role:
•    Strong experience in Java 8 and above with proven background in Spring, Spring Boot, Restful services, object orientation and design patterns
•    Strong hands-on experience in scripting languages such as Python, Shell, and other scripting languages to support DevOps and Quality Engineering work.
•    Knowledge of database technologies such as; MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB.
•    Ability to mentor and develop junior developers.
•    Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

Set yourself apart:
•    Experience with building datastore solutions on at least one No-SQL(Elasticsearch) would be beneficial but not essential.
•    Proven track record of applying analytical and creative thought that translate into technical solutions.
•    Evidence of debugging and resolving sophisticated technical issues.

What’s in it for you?
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, annual performance bonus scheme (Career Level dependent), 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 may be requirements to spend time onsite with our partners to enable delivery of the outstanding services we are known for. 

About Accenture
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 centres. With 749,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and build lasting value across their enterprises.

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Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and encourages 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: 30/06/2024
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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