Java Developer

Job Title Java Developer
Sector Government / Defence
Location England
Type Contract
Salary £500-£600 inside IR35

Job Description:
Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
Are you ready for your next career challenge?
At Leidos,we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, government, safety and security, and transportation.Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
We are in search of a Java Developer. On behalf of our central government customer you will have direct impact on the current and future iterations of one of our most important
pieces of critical national infrastructure.You will have the following skills to deploy on programme:

Specifically you will be part of an applications development and support team able to fully support and maintain a system of critical national infrastructure adhering to Engineering governance/best practice.

You will be expected to work closely with team members and the broader programme to develop new functionality and to provide third line support; this may involve being on call out of hours on a rota basis.

Highly technical in nature, you will need strong knowledge and experience with a view to maintaining and developing java based configurations and solutions in individual services, applications or components in the development, test and live environments. The system utilises a wide variety of technologies so you must be flexible and quick to acquire new skills. There is an intention to move the system into the public cloud so experience in this area would be an advantage or at least a desire to acquire these skills.

Key Skills: Java, C and Oracle

Java( including Java development)


XML Schemas

Web Services - XML, SOAP, RESTful


Build and Test Automation

Agile working


Websphere Application Server

Websphere MQ

AWS or other public cloud

Relational databases - DB2

IBM Software life cycle tooling including:Rational Software Architect, ClearQuest, and ClearCase

SC Clearance Required.
What do we do for you?
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
Contributory Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance
33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)

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