Application Developer

  • Permanent
  • Bracknell, Berkshire
  • £60,000 - £75,000 per annum GBP / Year
  • Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per annum

A leading provider of health data analytics solutions is looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Application Developer to join a small team. They have developed three-tier web applications in-house that have:

  • HTML 5 web clients developed using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
  • Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) servlets and Plain Old Java Objects (POJOs) in the JEE web container
  • Relational databases for their persistence

Your solid background in Java development will hopefully include JEE (Servlet) development, using the Hibernate Object-Relational Management (ORM) APIs, and Structured Query Language (SQL). Your understanding of Object-Oriented Design (OOD) and of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern will enable you to make significant contributions to these complex applications.


  • To get to know the existing code-base with a view to modification and bug fixing
  • To incorporate new functionality into the product in consultation with other team members
  • To provide second and third line support for product issues and queries


  • Object-Oriented Design (OOD) skills
  • Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Experience of innovation to create features
  • Understanding of Model-View-Controller (MVC) design
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good numerate degree – in Computing, Maths, Engineering, Science or equivalent


  • Java Enterprise Edition (JEE) servlet development
  • Hibernate Object-Relational Management (ORM)
  • Model-View-Controller (MVC) architectures
  • JavaScript within browsers
  • Experience of the Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
  • Familiarity with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) (Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Familiarity with Apache Tomcat or Red Hat JBoss EAP

The Application Developer role offers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the software that consultants and customers use to make real differences to people’s lives.

The company offer a highly competitive basic salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including Bupa private healthcare insurance and 25 days annual leave.

This role can be home or office based or a hybrid model, with occasional visits to client sites in the UK.

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