01st August 2018

Principal Java Developer

Reference: BBBH14807

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 Date Posted: 01/08/2018

Principal Software Developer

The Company

Abacus Professional Recruitment are delighted to be working with a leading Software Engineering company. The business has been at the forefront of the industry for a generation, pioneering their way into the future. The business consists of some of the brightest Inventors, Scientists and Engineers all working towards innovation. They have recently seen share prices doubling in the past year the company is now looking to expand its Software Development Team with the addition of an experienced Java Software Engineers to join their growing team in Belfast.

(This position is suited to someone with 7+ years’ experience in the software industry)

The Role

The Java Software Engineer will work in a close-knit pod that designs, builds and tests completely greenfield products for world renowned organisations.

One of the greenfield products is a single solution for high-performance, low-latency messaging across a wide array of delivery channels, including all mainstream enterprise, Web and mobile platforms.

Our client is looking for highly-motivated Java Engineers or Polyglot developers, who will bring to the role important base skills but will also be enthusiastic to teach and learn new ones on an ongoing basis as the role develops. This individual must be a good all-round software developer, and be willing to learn, adapt to, and utilize new technologies.

All team members will work as part of multidisciplinary ‘agile’ distributed teams alongside other Java Software Engineers.

Essential Requirements

  • A degree in Computer Science or an Engineering-related subject is required
  • At least 7+years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong understanding of Java concepts and best practices


  • Experience working with Big Data software packages such as Hadoop, Spark, Flink, etc.
  • Experience with Micro-services and cloud native design
  • Container based architecture
  • Blockchain platforms
  • Experience with Play Framework

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

If you think you have the right skills to join our team, then get in touch. If you know someone returning/re-locating to NI then www.belfastforlife.com holds the information on quality of life, cost of living etc.

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Ewan Lockhart

Ewan Lockhart

Business Leader, IT

028 9099 5224

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