Java Developer

Job Title: Java Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: 00012_1522829962
Contact Name: James Wood
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Java Developer, Manchester, Financial Services

A major insurance firm, based in Manchester City Centre, is seeking a permanent Java Developer to

be part of a team that use statistical analysis and predictive modelling to determine optimal prices thus maximising profitability for the business.

Having moved on to a new platform real-time pricing (RTP) models are now implemented in Java. You will form part of a team responsible for the design and implementation of real-time pricing capability and cover assisting with change projects where the business needs changes embedding in RTP.


  • Developing and testing solutions built to effectively and efficiently deliver business requirements
  • Ensuring all quality assurance processes for putting changes into the production systems are followed
  • Aligning activity with accepted best practice and standards for designing, coding and documenting software
  • Proactively championing continuous improvement within the team
  • Helping junior members of the team to develop their technical skills

Minimum Experience

  • At Least three years' experience within a Java Developer Role
  • Previous user of Drools
  • Expert in Java and SQL Server
  • Experience of designing and developing high quality production ready software solutions
  • Used to working in an Agile and/or DevOps environment, consistently delivering on time
  • In depth knowledge of code version control
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Desirable Experience

  • A willing learner able to quickly apply knew knowledge in daily tasks
  • Some understanding of Eclipse, JIRA, KILN and/or ReadyAPI
  • Knowledge and experience of the Insurance sector

The Benefits of this Role

In return for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with a salary of £40-45,000 dependent on experience. It's fast paced. There's lots of variety. And you'll have huge exposure right across the organisation - making an impact on every area you touch. That makes for some outstanding opportunities for career progression.