Junior Java Engineer

Contract Type
Expiry Date
24/05/2022 14:47:00
Junior Java Software Engineer (Java, AWS or Azure, MySQL, MongoDB, Kubernetes): up to £39,285, 27% pension, 60% home working, flexi time

Job Description

Junior Java Software Engineer (Java, AWS or Azure, MySQL, MongoDB, Kubernetes): up to £39,285, 27% pension, 60% home working, flexi time

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP are looking for Junior Java Engineers to help us compile, build and deploy software services that work for us and for our millions of users.

Are you an advocate of best practices and working in teams that deliver quality software products?

Do you want to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, in collaboration with architects and engineers, to design and build software products that make up services used by millions of people?

We're delivering a generational change to the way government works. We use the latest tech and tooling to make it easier for people to access our support and services.

Your Skills / Our Stack

  • Knowledge and experience of Java.

    * Awareness of cloud based environments like AWS and Azure.

    * Awareness of TDD and BDD.

    * Knowledge and experience of SQL and noSQL database applications such as Postgres, MySQL, and MongoDB.

    * Awareness of Containerisation - tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.

    * Awareness of how to build robust automated test suites to support a continuous deployment environment.

    * Understanding/experience of APIs, RESTful services and Microservice Architectures.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our digital hubs either in London or Leeds (whichever is best for you)

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with around 60% home working.

We offer competitive pay up to £39,285.

Our pension offer is great - DWP pay in pension contributions worth 27% of your salary.

Annual leave rising up to 35 days, (based on your working pattern).

We have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: 60% home working, 40% in the office
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.


Stage 1: Application

Stage 2: Take at home technical test

Stage 3: Interview

We know how valuable your time is - finding a new job is stressful enough without having to do umpteen stages and round after round of technical exercises.

That's why we have a clear and succinct hiring process with THREE QUICK STAGES

So click the APPLY button and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital.