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Principal Java Developer

Job Title: Principal Java Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
REF: 12085/002
Contact Name: Thomas Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Principal Java Developer - Sheffield - £50,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Principal Java Developer to work for a leading Software House based in Sheffield. As a Principal Java Developer you will be responsible for providing strategic direction for a team of developers within an agile environment covering the development and maintenance of system and software components.


  • Lead selected projects
  • Analysis of requirements and designs
  • Development and testing of applications and software
  • Ensure correct documentation is recorded
  • Provide specialist support to support teams when required

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience;

  • Experience working as a Senior Java Developer
  • Expert in relevant design principles and best practice
  • Expert in tools that automate or assist the development process
  • Expert in Java programming language and associated tools, layers, frameworks and databases
    • E.g. Dropwizard, Maven, Mockito, EasyMock, REST, SOAP, Spring, GIT, SVN
  • Expert in troubleshooting complex software issues including in unfamiliar code
  • Significant experience in designing and implementing complex software in a professional development organisation
  • Experience in integrating complex software components
  • Evangelist in Agile methodologies
  • Experience of Continuous Integration (CI) and Test Driven Development (TDD)

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Senior Java Developer looking to progress into a leadership role whilst being able to remain hands on.

Interested? Please send your CV ASAP for immediate consideration!