Senior Java Software Developer/Solution Architect

Job Description

Date: Aug 12, 2019

Job Summary

We are now looking for a Senior Java Software Developer/SA that will work initially on a programme delivering a Smart Metering provisioning & management solution to handle the millions of devices that will be deployed in the UK. You will contribute to the creation of customer solutions in an ADM environment where we use Agile tools and methods to deliver high-quality, complex solutions.

As a Software Developer/SA, you will be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle; working towards properly engineered information systems, containing software as the major component, to meet agreed business requirements. This opportunity involves a level of customer contact to refine requirements and agree solutions.

You are responsible for ensuring that the delivered software components provide the necessary functionality and quality and perform in accordance to the overall requirements and to the customer’s expectations. This opportunity is in our UK ADM DevOps organisation.

This is a hands-on role but will also involve supervising & mentoring junior developers on occasions and in working in small cross-functional teams.


Key Responsibilities

  • Software design & associated documentation
  • Development and integration of the solution
  • Solution handover
  • Solution support


Job Role Requirements

Main skill set:

  • Java backend developer


Desirable secondary skill set:

  • Web development


Essential / Highly Skilled Requirements

  • Java JSE/J2E 7/8
  • Linux OS (prefer RHEL/Centos)
  • Multithreading/HA/DR
  • Spring, Hibernate
  • JAX-RS, RESTfull services, Quartz, Lightweight containers
  • Queuing technologies (RabbitMQ), Caching technologies
  • Oracle SQL, PLSQL
  • UML
  • GIT, Maven


Highly Desirable

  • Java Security APIs, X.509 certificates, ciphers
  • Enterprise Integration Patterns
  • Scripting; Python, Shell
  • Other databases: Oracle, MongodB
  • Javascript Ext.js, AngularJS


Ways of working

  • Ability to work independently
  • Proactive learner and proactive communicator
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum)
  • Good written and spoken English


Activities in Scope

  • Knowledge acquisition of the current design and codebase,
  • Design and develop new features and where appropriate new modules
  • Investigate application defects and fix throughout lifecycle


Why is Ericsson a great place to work?   

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Mobility, broadband and the cloud are transforming the world, enabling industries and society to provide better services, capture new opportunities, improve businesses, increase efficiency, and create new user experiences.

Our services, software and infrastructure support every major telecom operator in the world. The transformation that this brings allows people, business and society to fulfill their potential and build a more sustainable future.

With some 115,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership. We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. 40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our SEK 100 billion investment in research and development over the last three years ensure that our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.

At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world. Are you ready to be a change-maker? Learn what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination. Join us today.

Founded in 1876, Ericsson has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden. Net sales in 2014 were SEK 228.0 billion (USD 33.1 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX stock exchange in Stockholm and the NASDAQ in New York.



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Primary country and city: United Kingdom (GB) || || Reading || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Req ID: 289361