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Software Engineer

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Key Responsibilities
Working in a small team environment design and develop software solutions for manual and automated warehousing operations in support of the company’s complete product portfolio.
Core Feaures
To adhere to the appropriate design strategies and development methodologies, as defined by the System Support Manager and Company quality procedures.
To fully document all requirements definition, design, implementation and testing to the required standards.
To contribute to the definition of project designs and the project development process, as requested.
To undertake the delivery of a defined part of a project, including design, implementation, testing, integration (in-house and on-site) and documentation. Using Java EE and Java related technologies.
To proactively work to develop and maintain good working relationships within the department, company and customers.
On occasions participate in sales, implementation and support activities at client sites.
To maintain an awareness of new and related technologies.
Produce unit test scripts and to run testing of new systems and enhancements to existing systems.
Test and support off-shore developed software systems.
Ensure responsibility is taken regarding work packages, including costs are met, and tasks are scheduled appropriately and all deliverables are produced in accordance with Swisslog’s quality standards.
To draw to the attention of the technical leader to problems which will adversely affect the outcome of the module which he or she is responsible for, and where possible to work towards solutions to the problems.
To provide timely progress information and reports to the technical leader.
To technically assist members of the team and department
To ensure that documentation produced for project components which he or she is responsible is kept up-to-date.
To proactively work to develop and maintain good working relationships within the department, company and customers.
Educational/Professional Qualifications
Essential – at least 4 of the following
* Object Oriented Analysis and Design
* Strong Java (SE, EE)
* Enterprise frameworks: EJB 3.2
* Enterprise Java APIs – JPA, JMS
* SQL programming
Also, Essential
* Understanding of Relational database concepts and architecture
* Object to Relational Modelling
* Degree in computing or related subject
Desirable
* Application Server: WebLogic, Glassfish, JBoss
* Java Web technologies JSF/JSP
* HTML/CSS, Web technologies and constructs
* XML, XSD
* UNIX and Windows operating systems
* Network and sockets programming
* Knowledge of a source code control systems e.g.: Subversion, PVCS.
* Eclipse IDE, Maven, TOAD
* Continuous integration tools e.g. Hudson/Jenkins.
* Oracle / SQL Server DBA
Necessary Experience
Essential
* Experience in a commercial software development environment
* Previous experience of working in a team providing software solutions
Desirable
* Experience of the supply chain or logistics industry
* Experience of leading a software project team
UK Remote but travel will be required 2 times to the office in Redditch

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