Java Engineer – 10413SR1

Website Proactive IT


£50k – 60k per year + benefits

Java Engineer

Please note, our client is unable to provide visa sponsorship.

Candidates should only apply providing they can be onstie twice per week in Southampton. The role is not fully remote.


Are you a talented Java Engineer ready to embark on a rewarding journey with a forward-thinking team? Our client, a leading player in the insurance industry, is seeking passionate individuals to join their dynamic team. This role offers a hybrid working approach – twice a week onsite in Southampton.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop internal and external systems, websites, APIs, and service layers to enhance customer experience.
  • Propose enhancements and tackle technical debt in alignment with project deadlines.
  • Collaborate with Architecture and other developers to refine ideas, write code, and create automated tests.
  • Support live applications and suggest incremental improvements to processes and tools.


  • Strong background in web development with extensive knowledge of Java and experience with Spring Boot for web APIs.
  • Proficiency in creating unit tests and using software management tools such as GIT, Git Hub, or Subversion.
  • Familiarity with web services (RESTful/SOAP/JSON etc.) and coding for accessibility standards.
  • Effective analytical skills and a methodical approach to problem-solving.
  • Broad understanding of both front and back-end development.
  • Proactive, adaptable, and collaborative team player with strong communication skills.
  • Enthusiasm for learning and tackling new technologies, with some knowledge of agile methodology.


  • Competitive salary up to £60,000.
  • Hybrid working role – office visits expercted twice per week
  • Minimum of 35 days holiday (including bank holidays) with buy and sell options.
  • Comprehensive health support including Dental Insurance Health Cash Plan, Health Screening, and Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Wealth support through Annual Bonus Schemes, Annual Salary Reviews, Competitive Pension, and Employee Savings.
  • Well-being activities including yoga, mindfulness sessions, and Sports and Social Club events.
  • Partner Life Assurance and Critical Illness cover for added peace of mind.
  • Travel benefits including Car Salary Exchange, Cycle Scheme, and Vehicle Breakdown Cover.
  • Tech perks with deals on wearables, tablets, and laptops.
  • Supportive return to work programme after maternity leave.

If you’re ready to contribute to innovative solutions in the insurance industry and thrive in a dynamic team environment, apply now to join our team of dedicated professionals!

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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