Senior Java Developer

Category: Development/Engineering
City: Edinburgh, Scotland - East, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0720-1971
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

If you think you have the talent to shape the systems we make, join our busy development teams and help to strengthen Scotland’s digital revolution.
From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.
Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.
Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times. As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go. This role can sit in either of our Glasgow or Edinburgh offices.

Please note: To be considered for this role, you must be eligible to undergo UK Security Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities

This role will see you work within the software development area of the Horizontal Delivery Centre that delivers into a diverse of programmes of work for our private and public sector clients.

As a software developer with us you will undertake development activities in TDD, BDD and Scrum or other Agile practices. You will be responsible for coding, building, testing and maintenance of software systems and subject to experience coaching other more junior developers.

• Design and develop software in line with quality standards
• Produce and execute unit tests
• Identify and fix bugs in software
• Independently solve problems
• Describe, in written & verbal form, the root cause of issues
• Adhere to change control procedures and processes
• Provide trusted work package estimates
• Involved throughout the software development lifecycle

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Java development will ideally be your strongest asset, with experience of a mixture of additional languages and technologies an important requirement of the role.

You will have ability with a combination of some of the following technologies:

• Agile
• Java
• Spring
• Hibernate
• NodeJS
• Angular
• MongoDB
• C# .NET
• Python
• Test automation

Alongside front and back-end development, technical business requirements, creating user stories and client-facing experience is also highly desirable.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer.