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Senior Java Developer
Employment type: Full time, Permanent
Job location: Cambridge office, UK/Hybrid/Remote in England (must be willing to commute to Cambridge office at least twice a month)

1Spatial is leading the world’s digital revolution in Geospatial Information Management. Whether mapping the natural world or building infrastructure, our systems sit at the heart of the programmes that aim to maximise efficiency of managing complex spatial data and contributing to the world’s solutions for reducing human environmental impact on our planet, enabling more sustainable utility asset management that underpin many of the things we take for granted such as water, energy, telecommunications, and their security. Our award-winning powerful technology helps organisations take cost-effective control of their spatial and non-spatial data throughout its lifecycle, making it fit for purpose, compliant, and of a consistent quality to enable their services to deliver safer, smarter, and sustainable communities. We are headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with operations in the UK, Ireland, USA, France, Belgium, Tunisia, and Australia.

Our Development Team:

Our UK office is the heart of our Product Development and our biggest Development Hub, with a strong team of 40+ developers, testers, product owners, technical authors, machine learning specialists and UI/UX designers. We are looking to grow our team to make our latest innovation initiatives a reality. Our autonomous cross-functional teams plan, develop, test and deliver powerful enterprise systems and web, mobile, desktop and cloud applications using well established but continuously improving industry standard practices, languages, tools and platforms. We have two main streams of application development - Java and C#, underpinned by our patented rules engine technology and a proprietary object-oriented database and data processing core. These are, empowered by front-end technologies such as React and Xamarin and integrated by powerful DevOps pipelines along with a breadth of stream specific automated testing.

The Role:

Join us and shape the future of our new development team responsible for developing greenfield products and systems for the aeronautical sector! We are looking for people to join this exciting initiative that will deliver state of the art data management and integration products to the aeronautical and defence industry. As a Senior Java back-end developer you will be contributing and to a cross functional Agile Scrum team of developers, testers, and product managers, as well as utilising, enhancing your existing skills or learning technologies such as Java 11, Spring Boot, Docker, GraphQL and CI/CD tools and practices. As a senior developer you will be a key part of the design and development and will help 1Spatial deliver its next generation aeronautical products that will provide insight to make aviation safer, smarter, and more sustainable.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in back-end development using Java and integration with SOA systems.
  • Experience in Spring-based applications with Spring Boot.
  • Experience developing RESTful APIs.
  • Experience of data manipulation and handling large and complex data sets.
  • Experience in continuous integration and delivery practices.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Aeronautical, Government or Defence sector experience.
  • Experience integrating with React based front-end.
  • Experience in deploying to cloud provider infrastructure (AWS or Azure).

What we can offer

  • Fantastic opportunity to work on game changing technologies for the aviation sector.
  • Long-term career prospects with opportunities to develop – the job is what you make it!
  • Friendly and collaborative environment where every 1Team member is treated with trust and respect.
  • Flexible work hours and location - remote, hybrid or office based in our Cambridge offices.

In addition to…

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Group income protection scheme
  • Private health insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Buying/selling annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Personal Development Allowance to support your Continuous Professional Development
  • Active social programme including both virtual and in-person events
  • Enhanced maternity & Paternity pay
  • Maternal support & Wellbeing


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