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    Java Spring Engineer | Online Gaming | Hybrid Role


    Our client is a leading software development consultancy who work in a number of sectors and specialise in Gaming/Gambling located in a fantastic part of Southampton.

    They develop ground-up sportsbook solutions and extend existing solutions across multiple channels. They have experience in managing and supporting large scale sportsbooks and have developed software for clients to support their day-to-day running operations. They pride themselves as being seen as a service business. They apply technology experience and make it work for clients in as painless a manner as possible.  The business is built on the expertise around development and development processes, it is the provision of an all-in-one service around delivery and expert knowledge that their clients value most.

    The company specialises in the development of well designed, practical, usable and robust systems that are driven by defined business objectives, and, guided by their extensive experience of making them work, provide real measurable value. We provide the architecture to manage high-transactional and mission critical websites and platforms where high service availability and low-latency responses are critical.  They are proud of previous project deliveries, which have provided satisfaction to clients and an excellent basis for return work.  This is a rare opportunity to join a growing and exciting software development company where your input can make a huge impact.

    The Role

    They are now seeking a motivated and skilled Java Spring Engineer to join their team in a young dynamic company. Your primary responsibility will be to build and enhance systems that support their clients’ online gaming businesses. You will have the opportunity to use your Java Spring experience to assist the team in achieving company objectives. Your trouble shooting skills and the ability to work independently on set tasks will make you a strong candidate for this position. This is a great opportunity to work with gaming software on a high volume and low latency system with exposure to lots of new technologies, working practices and the ability to take a lead role on upcoming projects.


    Role responsibilities

    • Deliver solutions against written business requirements and technical specification documents as directed
    • Investigate, analyse and document reported defects.
    • Perform maintenance programming and correction of identified defects.
    • Create, document, and implement unit test plans, scripts, and test harnesses.
    • Create and maintain technical documentation using defined technical documentation templates.
    • Build and design Java applications
    • Integrate a series of third-party APIs


    Success will be measured by

    • Successful delivery of work within agreed timescales
    • Accurate delivery of agreed work
    • All development work clearly documented
    • Unit Tests clearly documented and executable
    • Demonstrate ability to pick up new skills and techniques



    Skills, experience, Qualifications

    Must have:

    • At least 4 years development experience in a commercial setting.
    • Previous experience with Restful APIs, Web services and Micro-services.
    • Previous experience with Spring Framework.
    • Be a good Communicator and have good Interpersonal skills.
    • Have good Analytical Skills.
    • Experience with problem solving.
    • Database design and SQL knowledge.


    Nice to have:

    • Understanding of front-end web technologies such as HTML / CSS / Forms
    • Gaming industry experience
    • Experience with Agile/ SCRUM/ TDD methodologies
    • Experience of Unit Testing with Java
    • Knowledge of multi-threaded development is preferred
    • GIT / TFS / SVN
    • JIRA / Continuous Integration and Jenkins
    • High-transactional or high throughput systems
    • Scalable, highly available systems
    • Highly concurrent systems including multithreaded application development
    • Messaging technologies such as Rabbit MQ
    • Degree in IT discipline


    Key Benefits

    • 28 days holiday initially then an annual increment each year up to a maximum of 33.
    • Hybrid / Office / Home working.
    • Cycle to work scheme.
    • Quarterly company away days and hackathons.
    • Company pension.
    • Training support including Pluralsight and Udemy subscriptions.
    • Annual salary review in January each year.


    This is a rare opportunity to join a growing and exciting software development company where your input can make a huge impact.


    Hendronpearce Limited, 24 Northgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1HY
    Company Registered in England No. 08825673