Senior Software Developer - Java

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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United Kingdom,London,London,

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Software Developer, Software Engineer, Java, Maven/Gradle, Spring, Hibertnate/JPA, Junit, SQL, MySQL

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16 Apr, 2018

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Software Developer - Java
100,000 Genomes Project - London - Permanent!
Paramount are working in partnership with Genomics England in Central London to expand their team in order to deliver success with the 100,000 Genomes Project. This is a challenging and fast moving project with the aim to carry out whole genome sequencing on 100,000 participants.
Currently their Research Environment team are looking for an experienced Java/Front End Developer who will be responsible for creating server, web applications and REST APIs and utilising programming skills for data manipulation from large data sets. You will be developing and maintaining applications within the Research Environment and supporting activities including the data platform.
Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Developer will involve:
-Providing high quality, testable and performant software as well as technical expertise on software development
-Taking an active role in story definition, building acceptance criteria for QA and liaison with product owners, project managers and other business stakeholders
-Carrying out development planning and estimating using Agile development processes
-Developing services, databases and web applications for analysing, modelling, searching and presenting clinical and genomic data and integrating genomic API
-Designing and updating software databases and leading on troubleshooting to ensure effective deployment, maintenance and troubleshooting of software tools
The ideal Java Developer should meet the following requirements:
-Educated at degree level in computer science or software engineering
-Significant experience as a full-stack developer and working on a variety of software development projects
-Significant experience using different technologies including:
*Proficiency in Java 8, Maven/Gradle, Spring, Persistence frameworks Hibernate/JPA, Junit mocking frameworks
*SQL and noSQL databases
*REST API development and Containerisation/Docker, Jenkins/Cl
*Front-end development (Javascript, HTML, CSS) and modern Frameworks (React, Angular)
-Experience designing and developing APIs and Microservices
-Proficiency in collaborative development tools (Github, Confluence, JIRA)

Genomics England works with key partners to collect, transport, store, quality check and sequence the samples from participants. The aim for this project is to create a new genomic medicine service for the NHS - transforming the way people are cared for. Patients may be offered a diagnosis where there wasn't one before. In time, there is the potential of new and more effective treatments. You will be working as part of a newly head-up team in open-plan offices, and will contribute to the largest national Genome sequencing effort of its kind.
If you're interested in learning more and applying for this position, please contact Anna on +44 (0) 121 616 3469 with a cover letter and up-to-date CV. I'd be happy to discuss the details with you.
Look forward to hearing from you.
Keywords: Software Developer, Software Engineer, Java, Maven/Gradle, Spring, Hibertnate/JPA, Junit, SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, noSQL, REST API, Jenkins, Docker, Front-end, Full-Stack, Javascript, HTML, CSS, React, Angular, Microservices, Github, Confluence, JIRA, AWS, Amazon Web Services, London, Genomics, UK

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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