Senior Java Developer

Zaizi London 15 days ago

Zaizi is looking for a Senior Software Developer with solid technology skills, but who is also passionate about improving outcomes and the user experience. You’ll be reliable in your own deliverables but also curious about and offer innovative ideas to others in a mutli-disciplinary team.


Essential skills:

Ways of working

  • Developing digital solutions delivered to the GDS standard
  • Demonstrable experience working on Agile environments
  • Demonstrable experience working on product development environments based on observation, experimentation and user research
  • Demonstrable experience working in multi-disciplinary/DevOps teams which include product owner/manager, UX designers, UX researchers, Developers, Platform engineers, etc
  • Demonstrable experience working on continuous improvement environments doing multiple releases every week

coding and testing:

  • Demonstrable experience designing, coding and debugging Java based systems
  • Good skills in web front end technologies such as HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
  • Java 8
  • Spring Boot
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Atlassian
  • Build tools: Maven, Gradle, Ant
  • Familiar with source control systems, such as GIT, including branching, merging, etc.
  • Testing: TDD, unit testing, JUnit, Mockito
  • Good knowledge of relational databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL including data modelling, SQL scripts, store procedures
  • Shift to the left: Functional test automation (API testing, UI testing [cucumber, nightwatch])- Nice to have

Nice to have skills:

  • AWS
  • Knowledge of Open Source BPMN workflow engines (Camunda, Activiti or Flowable)
  • Experience on a front-end javascript framework such as react, angular or vue.js
  • RedHat OpenShift for container orchestration
  • Knowledge of NCSC’s 14 cloud security principles.

SC Clearance:

Zaizi works with UK Central Government departments on a range of projects. To be able to work on our customer projects, employees must be Security Cleared to a standard acceptable to our Government customers. Due to this restriction we can currently only recruit candidates who have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship and who have lived in the UK for the last 5+ years continuously.


25 days paid holiday, plus bank holidays

BUPA medical insurance
Workplace Pension
Group Life Assurance

Other benefits:
Flexible working
Work on exciting projects - make a difference
Empowered to make decisions
Encouraged to fail fast and learn quickly