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Backend Developer


Job Description:

Backend Developer

£35,000 - £45,000

2 days a week in the office



Our client is a leading publishing company and due to continued growth & development they have asked us to invite applications for the position of Backend Developer.


From a technical perspective, you will be working as part of a multi-disciplined product team including Product Managers, Delivery Manager, UX/Designer, Technical Architect, Test Automation Engineer and other Developers, where you will be required to:


  • Produce code in an iterative way, following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery principles and best practises
  • Follow and promote a shift left development and testing approach where developers code their own unit and integration tests using different frameworks and tools.


Key outcomes


Develop and maintain clean, high-performance code, covered with various unit and API tests and in line with the continuous delivery ways of working adopted by the company






  • Demonstrable experience programming in Java and using Spring, Hibernate, Apache Tomcat and search engines such as Apache Solr or ElasticSearch
  • Experience in designing and writing RESTful APIs following industry best practice.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience on Git, Git branching strategies and its application to continuous delivery
  • Experience using AWS to deploy and run applications
  • Flexible and able to adjust to changing priorities in an Agile, iterative and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fast learner, pro-active, resourceful and a strong team player


Nice to have


  • Experience on building serverless applications
  • Experience on using AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM)
  • Experience using Docker containers
  • Experience coding in other programming languages including Python and Node.js
  • Knowledge on single page applications (SPA) using React, HTML and CSS.



  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet

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