August 01, 2018

Java Developer

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to be a leader within a highly successful global payroll services business? Are you an innovative and experienced developer? Are you looking to take your career to the next level with your expert knowledge and experience and drive success through our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Diversity and Community? Do you have a strong work ethic, global mindset and the desire to help build a great culture?

 

Based in the UK and US, iiPay is a highly successful global payroll and payments services business, providing fully managed payroll and clinical payment services to world leading companies. Our service is underpinned by our market leading global payments management system delivering outstanding client experience and service levels.

 

iiPay has a unique opportunity for a highly experienced and motivated Developer who wants to be part of this rapidly expanding business, providing expertise to develop new systems and to extend the capabilities of our current platforms to our goal of ‘Paying the Planet’. This position is based in Cheltenham.

 

Our highly motivated and engaged team members are at the heart of our success! The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining the systems used by our payment teams, to ensure accurate and timely delivery of our service. They will be required to work across the technology stack, therefore a solid grasp of back-end processing and reporting, security fundamentals as they relate to web-based applications, data transformation and exchange, as well as web-based user interface will all be essential.

 

The systems to be developed and supported cover the entire operational lifecycle, therefore the successful candidate will be dealing with everything from initial data exchange and loading, through processing and reporting, and finally the production of reports. Across this process workflow elements are to be provided, and status update messages exchanged with external systems.

 

They will be expected to liaise closely with the business analysis team, internal payment teams, as well as our external partners.

Requirements:

The successful candidate requires experience, skills and a proven track record in the following areas:

  • Demonstrated ability to perform at an elevated level in a high-growth, fast-paced, and technical environment
  • Producing design specifications from analysis documents
  • Identify and analyze user requirements
  • Prioritize, assign and execute tasks throughout the software development life cycle
  • Design, implement, and maintain Java applications
  • Conduct software analysis, testing, and debugging
  • Write well-designed, efficient code
  • Review, test and debug your code
  • Design database architecture (as needed)
  • Improve operational efficiency for users through technology
  • Schedule product releases with internal teams
  • Document design and development phases
  • Ensure our applications are secure and up-to-date
  • Participate in software and architectural development activities
  • Ability to transform requirements into design and usable code
  • Recommend changes to improve established Java application processes

 

  • Experience of the whole software development process
  • Experience of Amazon Web Services or the Microsoft Azure platform
  • A solid grasp of source control techniques
  • An understanding of database technologies i.e. data modelling and SQL
  • Ability to produce readable well engineered code
  • Use of Java Generics
  • Understanding unit testing strategies
  • Understanding of separations of concern in software using multi-tier strategies
  • Work experience as a Java Developer or similar role
  • Relational Databases, SQL, and ORM
  • Experience designing, building and testing Java applications for web-based systems
  • In-depth knowledge of popular Java frameworks like J2EE, JSF and Spring MVC
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOD)
  • Good delegation and time management skills
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Strong communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with product development, QA, and internal users
  • Is extremely client-focused and understands the need for intuitive and user-focused applications – focus on simplicity and ease-of-use
  • Continuously looking for innovative web-based solutions to solve problems
  • Continuous Learner
  • BSc in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Software Engineering or relevant field
  • Additional language skills are highly desirable given the international nature of our business.

The successful applicant will ideally have experience in payroll, financial or human capital management software development. They should have the ability to become a systems expert and have experience of managing and prioritising workloads. They should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written, and possess a keen attention to detail. They will be required to work in a global environment, with clients that have an expectation of service excellence.

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