Java Developer - (SQL, JQUERY)

Java Developer - (SQL, JQUERY)

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Head Office
  • Department: IT


Footasylum was established in 2005 and now trades from over 70 high street stores across the UK. Footasylum has made a name for itself as one of the leading retailers of fashion street wear and sportswear on the UK high street. But apart from all that, we are an awesome place to work. We are passionate about retail, fashion and innovation and are looking for the best talent to help us drive our company to the next stage.

Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a Java Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications.

 You will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications. Java developer roles and responsibilities include managing Java application development while providing expertise in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing.

Whilst every day is different, the main duties are but not limited to:

  • Researching, designing, writing and testing new software programs which will involve building rapid prototypes to quickly demonstrate new features and validate product idesa
  • Writing robust application code that will power the company's internal systems as well as writing and deploying code for customer facing services
  • Maintaining systems by monitoring, identifying and correcting software defects
  • Investigating new technologies
  • Creating technical specifications and test plans
  • Problem solving and thinking laterally as part of a team, or individually to meet the needs of the business and the project


Your profile:
  • Proven working experience in Java development
  • Experience working with Google Web ToolKit
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE paltforms
  • Experience of designing and developing high volume, low latency applications for mission critical systems and delivering high availability and performance
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL (MySQL) and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate)
  • Experience building applications on top of Tomcat server
  • Experience building backend solutions
  • Strong Object Orientated Design Patterns
  • Display knowledge of distributed systems 
  • Demonstrate experience of contributing to a product development roadmap and delivering on time
  • Agile working practices. Experience working in a collaborative team using GitHub / Jira or similar
  • Demonstrate a breadth of experience using web technologies including HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON / XML and CSS
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Well organised and determined to deliver a quality solution
  • Understanding the difference between engineering and over engineering 



What we offer:

If you really want to play a huge role in the future of the business, then this is the perfect opportunity and platform