Java Developer - Manchester - £300 - £350 Per Day

Manchester
£300 - £350 per day
14 Feb 2013
14 Mar 2013
RE-12426095
Amy Broadbent
IT
Contract
Full Time
Java - J2ee - Manchester Java - J2ee - XML - Agile - TDD A Java Developer (x3) is required for an initial 3 month contract with my major media client based in Manchester.

This particular contract is to work on service layer APIs and technology to support a Sport Live experience. Our client is looking for multiple Java developers to work on one of two key service layer technologies. The first key area is the production of a new Sport Data API which will surface exciting Sporting statistics to support a fast Live experience across Football and all sports. Working on their new Data API to transform XML feed and create a World Class API to surface those stats in a lightning fast way.

The other position requires strong Java skills to create a Live API, which pulls together all other assets that can be surfaced for a Live experience, ranging from Live Video, Live Commentary and Live Statistics. This person will need to quickly pick up other libraries that other areas our client creates to surface video and live text.

These are exciting technologies for world class Java developers to sink their teeth in to. Distinctly, the first position is transforming and surfacing XML sport data and surfacing it to support a truly Live experience. The second position is taking that sports data and surfacing it alongside video and live text, to support a strong Live experience.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
*Highly proficient at writing robust software for large-scale web applications in a fast changing environment with rapid release cycles.
*In depth knowledge of software design and enterprise architecture patterns
*In depth knowledge of Java/J2EE and related technologies and XML
*XQuery, XSLT, XPath for XML (content store) manipulation
*Demonstrable competence in one or more mainstream development frameworks and design patterns for example Spring and REST (JAX-RS).
*Highly proficient in writing good quality object-oriented code using Java
*Highly proficient with web services (eg RESTful services), including the ability to programmatically interact with data formats that may include XML, JSON and RDF.
*Extensive experience of Agile development practices including TDD & BDD and their application.
*Pair programming with developers with a range of ability and knowledge.
*Proficient in the design and execution effective functional tests.
*Experience of supporting, modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by 3rd parties.
*Strong understanding of writing monitoring hooks and using performance-benchmarking tools.
*Basic understanding of writing optimised secure code.
*Experience using continuous integration as an integral part of a project.
*Using test automation framework, code quality tools and performance analysis tools.

Contract Length - 3 months initiallyContract Rate - £300 - £350 per dayContract Location - Manchester If interested, please submit your CV and contact Amy Broadbent on 0113 243 9888.



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