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Developer-in-Test – Java 

Reading (Berkshire)


£(phone number removed) (DOE)

Developer-in-Test needed with Java coding experience for a permanent career opportunity based in Reading (Berkshire).

Start ideally in Feb / March 2021.

A chance to join a leading global digital transformation projects + to work on large-scale IT modernisation programmes for major organisations.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic you would be able to work from home / remotely until UK lockdown restrictions are lifted.

Key experience + duties would include:

Dev-in-Test specialist with strong Java 8 and above coding skills.

Spring boot application Development experience.

Experience in working UI development Angular JS and API integration.

Database Integration – Postgres/Oracle/SQL, Procedural Languages (SQL/PLSQL)

Experience of support – fixing issues, and worked as or support to senior automation team.

AWS or any other cloud base infrastructure

Focus on clean code principles + robust code quality.


Detail oriented, analytical, and creative thinker with passion for quality.

Analytical and problem-solving skills collaboration, negotiation and influencing skills.

Experience of working in Continuous Integration environment.

API (Restful) Testing using – SOAPUI / Cucumber / Rest-Assured

Prepare/Run regression suite, re-test if required – nice to have

Advantageous Skills: J2EE, JEE, JMeter, JavaScript, Performance Testing + Agile/Scrum environments.

Soft Skills: analytical, problem-solving, attention to detail, relationship building, professional + organised.

Government Agencies / Public Sector domain experience would be helpful.

Must either hold active SC Security Clearance,  or be eligible to undergo the SC security vetting process.


Please email through a copy of your CV for consideration stating your work availability, £ salary expectations and a short paragraph explaining why you believe you are a strong match for this position.

If your experience matches the job description a member of the Syntax team will contact you to talk you through the full details and to answer any questions you may have.

We do our very best to respond to all applications. However, due to high volumes of enquiries we regret it is not always possible to do this.


Syntax Consultancy Ltd is a leading independent IT, Digital and Tech recruitment specialist.

We offer 30+ years’ experience in providing outstanding talent into clients throughout the UK & Europe, including the IT Consultancy, Government, Education, NHS, Software and Retail markets.

We specialise in supplying high-end Contract / Interim and Permanent IT, Digital and Technical professionals who make an immediate, positive impact.

At Syntax we pride ourselves on providing an outstanding service to candidates and clients alike.

We aim to make the recruitment process as positive and hassle-free as possible, whatever the final outcome.

Syntax Consultancy Ltd operates as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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