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Java EE Developer / DevOps Engineer

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Java EE Developer / DevOps Engineer

Job title: Java EE Developer / DevOps Engineer
Contract type: Contract
Industry: ICT
Salary / Rate: Negotiable
Minimum security clearance: Baseline
Job start date: ASAP
Job expiry: 2021-06-30
Reference: 718W
Contact name: Ryan Naughton
Contact email:

Job description

​Do you enjoy working in a team developing with the latest technology whilst also building products that make a difference? Then this job could be for you!

Vertical Scope Group (VSG) are seeking Senior Java Developer with DevOps experience to work as part of a team, to maintain, upgrade and extend existing software built on the Java EE framework within Federal Government departments.

You will be a great fit for this role if:

  • You have demonstrated experience developing web applications with modern reactive JavaScript frameworks.

  • A solid understanding of software development principles using any language or toolset

  • Independence, motivation and timely production of high-quality work.

  • Solid communication between you and your team.

  • A collaborative, problem solving attitude.

  • Passion, pragmatism and empathy.

Join us and you'll be working with the latest technology to build products that make a difference. You'll also get to work in a fun, collaborative and productive team. You’ll be supported in your exploration of new ideas and novel ways to deliver our broad scope of work.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience developing and delivering public facing web applications utilising established development tools, guidelines and conventions including the following technologies:

  • In-depth technical knowledge of Java frameworks. With demonstrated ability to develop and maintain high quality, secure, robust and scalable enterprise-level software solutions using Java and Java EE.

  • Experience configuring, optimising and upgrading Java EE application servers and java CI/CD pipelines.

  • Ability to work in a team environment delivering a high level of customer service, with the ability to build strong working relationships and trust with clients, stakeholders and senior management.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Experience in preparing and maintaining technical documentation, with the ability to convey complex concepts and procedures to colleagues.

  • A relevant bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience with Maven, Jenkins, GIT, SonarQube, Azure DevOps and PowerShell.

  • Experience with JBoss EAP and Apache Tomcat; including use of JMS, JPA, JMX and JSF

  • Experience with application performance monitoring and performance testing tools (e.g. Rational Performance Tester)

  • Experience with MS SQL Server


  • Collaborate with other software developers to plan, design, develop, test, and deploy enterprise software, in accordance with software development standards.

  • Maintain and upgrade elements of the Java EE hosting environment and the CI/CD pipeline.

  • Investigate and recommend new and better tools; solutions; and practices; in support of the software development process.

  • In collaboration with other teams, investigate, analyse and resolve technical issues and application problems.

  • Participate in peer-review of solution designs and related code. Develop unit tests and conduct integration testing.

  • Provide technical assistance and cross training to other team members.

  • Create technical documentation for design, reference and reporting.

To apply or register your interest, please hit the apply button and attach your CV and details (strictly in confidence).

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