IOP Publishing | science first

Senior Developer

Salary & Benefits
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
Job Advert Description

We are seeking a talented Senior Developer, with strong java skills to join our development team to drive the architecture and development of our on-line journal applications, using the latest Java toolsets, within an agile product team environment.

The ideal candidate will bring a genuine enthusiasm for technology and the ability to thrive in an environment characterised by continual learning, cross-functional collaboration and flexibility. You will be a strong team player with the ability to communicate effectively and clearly with your team and business stakeholders. You will supervise the technical work of other developers working on the same products from a software development perspective and contribute significantly to the improvement of development methods, technologies, and platforms.

About you:

Applicants should have an in-depth knowledge and excellent practical understanding of software development, including:

  • Comfortable in agile environments with strong team working, communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proven ability in the design and implementation of systems and architectures using Java.
  • Solid understanding of continuous integration/delivery and practically how to ensure that the delivery process is efficient.
  • Genuine interest in learning about new technologies and recognising where new technologies can bring business benefit.

Technologies you will be working with include:

  • Java
  • Spring
  • MarkLogic (NoSQL Database)
  • RabbitMQ
  • AWS
  • ELK
  • XML

About the benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, discretionary annual bonus scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and generous annual leave, and a range of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and gym membership. We also have a subsidised café which is a popular, sociable spot for meetings and lunch.

Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.

To apply:

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter through our careers site highlighting your previous experience and how it applies to the role, and why you are interested in this opportunity and IOP Publishing.

About us:

IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme, is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of eBooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US.  Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.

IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.

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