Java Software Engineer (Contract)

Instil Software Belfast Freelance
Salary Competitive
Immediate need for multiple Java software engineers (full-time and contract) to work on a number of projects, including work on a suite of products used by developers globally. This is a 6 month project with a well-known international client and will require a broad range of full-stack skills including Java, OSGi, Spring, and optionally React. You will work as part of a small, dedicated team of engineers, playing an integral role in solving engineering challenges. This work falls outside IR35.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, architect and deliver excellent Java code on a daily basis

  • Work across all parts of the development stack, frontend and backend.

  • Get stuff done, but great care and attention

Need to have

  • A minimum of 7 years experience in the software industry

  • Expertise developing large-scale systems in Java

  • Experience in building cloud and FaaS applications

  • An exceptional understanding of how to create and test clean code

  • A keen eye for detail and a relentless focus on quality which should be reflected in your outputs

  • Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills, written and verbal

  • Eligible to live and work in the UK

Good to have

  • Experience developing cloud applications in AWS, GDP, or Azure

  • Experience using React, Typescript and OSGi

  • Experience with CI/CD Pipelines

  • Excellent understanding of emerging technologies and best practices

  • Evidence of contribution to a personal or open source project

  • Evidence of taking a leadership role in a technical team to deliver software to market

  • Client facing experience and heads-down attitude

  • Experience of agile processes - planning, grooming, demo, retro, story points, burndown, etc

We Offer

  • Excellent daily rates (based on experience and sector)

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number 02890278498

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

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Working at
Instil Software

Instil is a software engineering consultancy that specialises in the creation of bespoke software solutions and training for some of the biggest names in the software industry. Instil builds resilient, scalable, mission-critical software systems for technology companies across the globe. Founded in 2005, Instil's cloth was cut in the world of compilers and enterprise software. Today, we work across a broad range of technology and industries - Java, Kotlin, C#, mobile, cloud, telecoms, medical, and finance. As a team, we share a passion for software engineering excellence and creating software that transforms how our clients work and makes a difference to the world we live in. Our Services: - Software Development - Consulting - Training

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