Java Developer / DevOps environment

  • Southend-on-Sea, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Version 1 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. We are trusted by global brands to deliver IT services and solutions which drive customer success. Our growing 1100 strong team works closely with our technology partners to provide independent advice that helps our customers navigate the rapidly changing world of IT. 

Version 1 are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Some of Version 1's awards include:

  • Great Place to Work - Best Workplaces 2018 top 10
  • UKOUG Partner of the Year Awards - 5 Gold and 1 Silver

Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies. Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description

Version 1 are looking for talented Java Developers with a DevOps environment exposure to build solutions to meet one of our public sector clients digital service needs for a centralized documentation system. The Applications Developers will be working in an Agile Development team and delivering a multi-year digital transformation project.  


The following are essential skills:

  • Working experience as a Java Developer in a DevOps environment
  • Experience on Centralized Documentation Systems 
  • Exposure to automating deployments into containers

Experience of the following technical areas:

  • Application servers (i.e. Websphere, WildFly)
  • Websphere BP (Business Process Manager)
  • Message brokers (i.e. IBM-MQ, RabbitMQ)
  • ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)
  • Linux
  • Application monitoring (i.e. Sensu, AppDynamics)

Development skills in the following technical areas:

  • Spring Framework (Spring Boot, Spring RestTemplate)
  • Docker / docker swarm containerisation of microservices

The following are preferred skills:

  • Familiar with or experience of building solutions to meet the Digital Service Standard
  • Experience of working within Agile multidiscipline teams

Experience of the following technical areas:

  • Schedulers (i.e. Berlin Scheduler)
  • Amazon Web Services (including CloudWatch)

Development skills in the following technical areas:

  • Hashicorp Vault integration
  • Robot framework (test automation)

Due to the nature of this role the successful candidates must be able to gain or currently hold security clearable 

Additional Information

Bradley Hall
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Team

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