Senior Java Application Developer/Programmer

Serco Belgium

Full time |  Permanent  |  Fresher  |  Salary type not mentioned Salary not mentioned  |  1 Jobs  | English

Job Description

Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 120,000 employees worldwide.

Due to continued growth, we are looking to recruit a Senior Java Application Developer - Programmer on our prestige customer site in central Frankfurt, Germany.
Package description
Salary information available upon application - Relocation assistance will be provided.
Main responsibilities
•Report to the Project Manager. Under her/his supervision or of another expert, the developer analysis, develops, integrates, tests and documents application software modules to meet agreed business specifications and timelines;
•Participate in IT projects throughout the complete lifecycle for the design, development and deployment of IT application services;
•Design and draft technical specifications of applications in line with the functional and non-functional requirements;
•Develop a working knowledge of business processes already implemented or to be implemented in the applications;
•Optimise the performance of applications;
•Review and implement security policies to the applications, ensuring data consistency and integrity;
•Perform technical testing and prepare the relevant technical documentation;
•Develop appropriate scripts and procedures for the build and packing of application
•Support end- users during acceptance tests and operational teams during deployment to the preproduction and production environments;
•Investigate, diagnose and resolve bugs and incidents in the post-go live support of operations;
•Provide training to 1st and 2nd level support staff on new procedures and techniques for application maintenance.
Ideal candidate
The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years of relevant experience.

Education and qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, information system security, or related disciplines

Knowledge and skills:
•An advanced-level command of English, with proven drafting ability, and an intermediate-level command of at least one other official language of the European Union;
•A working knowledge of MS Office applications (in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
•A good knowledge of Information Technology (IT).
•Proven experience in application design, development and support;
•Good knowledge of, and proven experience in, developing web-based applications, with experience in several of the following fields: Java (J2EE), JDBC, Apache Tomcat, Struts, JSP, CSS, DHTML, XML and XSLT;
•Knowledge of Oracle RDBMS and related products, C++ and PL/SQL;
•Experience in producing technical design documents and manuals;
•Knowledge of Sun Solaris, Linux, current PC technology and client/server architecture;
•Knowledge of Windows server architecture or Java certification would be an advantage;
•Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping would be an advantage.

Behavioural competencies:
•Good analytical skills and a problem-solving orientation;
•Shows commitment and supports team members to the achievement of team and organisational goals;
•Manages multiple assignments and tracks progress on numerous processes simultaneously;
•Uses diplomacy and tact when dealing with colleagues;
•Communicates ideas in an effective manner (eg using simple/clear words) and ensuring mutual comprehension;
•Generates agreed results within defined time frames;
•Proposes improvements based on feedback and analysis;
•Strong interpersonal skills, self-motivation, proactive, client-service orientation and the ability to work in a team are very important.
About the company
Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 120,000 employees worldwide.

Serco is a values-led company and our culture and ethos are at the heart of everything we do.

These are core values that employees live by at Serco:

We value working with our customers in a collaborative, flexible way.

We encourage social responsibility, treating people in the way we would wish to be treated.

We instil a stimulating culture where people feel they can personally make a difference.

We aim to build a long term relationship by bringing assured service delivery, helping our clients achieve their ambitions.

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