Software Developer - Java - Blackburn - £29,000 -

Software Developer – Java – Blackburn – £29,000

| Job ID: SMSD01 | £29000 per annum


Cummins Mellor are working with a well established client based in Blackburn in their search for a Software Developer.

Software Developer – Java


Circa £29,000 (depending on experience)

My client is an established provider of weighing equipment and software solutions, predominantly for the food manufacturing industry. With a strong UK and export portfolio, they work with a number of blue chip companies including Warburton’s, Hovis, Tesco’s, Sainsbury’s and Marks and Spencer’s. A people focused company, due to expansion of business they now have an exciting requirement for a Java Software Developer to join the team.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Senior Software Developer, we are looking for a passionate Software Developer to design Javascript and Database software solutions.

You must be able to build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with coding standards and technical design requirements.

The role is ideally suited to a fresh graduate or person having graduating within the last 24 months with previous work experience. Candidates who have recently graduated but not worked within the industry may also be considered if you have developed your skills with personal projects.

  • Execute full lifecycle software development
  • Write well designed, testable and efficient code
  • Delivering quality error-free scripting in Java J2SE, SQL/HQL
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Develop software verification plans and follow quality assurance procedures
  • Supports users by developing documentation
  • Comply with project plans and industry standards

The Successful Candidate

You WILL have the following skills:

  • A degree in computer science or software development, Ideally at a minimum of a 2,1 level
  • A good knowledge of object orientated design and design patterns
  • Be Capable of delivering quality error-free scripting in Java J2SE, SQL/HQL
  • Have had exposure to Hibernate and RDB persistence mapping
  • Be experienced in working with source control systems (SVN, CVS)
  • Have a strong understanding of Maven or other build tools
  • Have a good grounding in client-server based architecture
  • Possess excellent analytical, communication skills and Microsoft Office skills
  • Have a strong and Innovative approach to problem solving
  • High degree of personal initiative

The following skills would be preferable, however they are not essential:

  • Ability to develop in C++
  • Some knowledge or experience with JEE and web development technologies (Apache/Tomcat, Spring, JSP, PHP)
  • Exposure to web-service technology such as REST and Jersey
  • An understanding of mobile/ubiquitous software development
  • Knowledge of working practices and design methodologies such as Agile & Waterfall
  • Experience of eclipse and/or visual studio development environments
  • Exposure to development on multiple operating systems (Linux Slackware/Ubuntu/Debian, Windows, WM6.5)
  • Knowledge of industry standard languages (XML, HTML) and testing frameworks (JUnit etc)

If you meet the above requirements, and would like to be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Many thanks.

Cummins Mellor is a family run employment agency who have been serving businesses across East Lancashire for nearly 25 years. We pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality, temporary and permanent candidates for local employers. If this particular role isn’t what you’re looking for then please take a look at our website for other available opportunities.

Due to consistently high volumes of applications, Cummins Mellor are unable to contact all applicants directly. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of application, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.