Mid-Level Software Developer


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Reports to:

Crawley, West Sussex, UK

Permanent, Full-Time

£32,000 - £ 45,000

Head of Development

Job Summary

Reporting to the Head of Development, you will be working within a team of highly experienced developers who are engaged in ensuring consistent product functionality and enhancing the Akixi application to ensure it stays at the forefront of the field.

You will have 3-5 years’ commercial experience developing web applications in Java SE or EE.

This role will give you an opportunity to progress your software engineering career – you will be given responsibility to contribute as a design authority as well as contribute to the development and coding of product enhancements.

This role would be suitable for a demonstrably skilled software developer looking to progress and develop their software engineering design authority skills.

You must be able to demonstrate several years’ proven commercial experience developing web applications in a range of technologies and programming languages, as well as a strong understanding and knowledge in ‘programming internals’ such as the management of data structures, text string management resources, network connectivity, and other logic and algorithmic areas.

Technical capability, confidence in your ability and future potential will be key to being successful and you will enjoy being part of a friendly team in this dynamic industry.

  • Develop yourself as a design authority expert across various technical areas of our product
  • Full software lifecycle involvement in enhancing our web application, e.g. designing, coding, and maintaining server-side components in Java
  • Client-side JavaScript component development
  • Run and maintain test scenarios, in addition to addressing defects
  • Full participation in our Agile software development activities, i.e. daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and backlog creation activities
  • Write supporting design and technical documentation

  • 3+ years’ commercial experience developing multi-threaded server-side applications using Oracle Java, including exceptional knowledge of Generic Programming
  • Multi-threaded server-side web application development using Java in a Servlet web container using an MVC architecture-based framework such as Struts, JSF, etc.
  • Knowledge of HTML, full CSS box model, and JavaScript to create client-side dynamic web page content
  • Good English communication skills, verbal and written

  • Dynamic web page generation using Java Server Pages
  • Use of HTML, CSS, JavaScript to create client-side dynamic web page content
  • Linux configuration and administration skills
  • Linux Shell scripting knowledge
  • Knowledge of databases and SQL


Email Jacquie Griffey at personnel@akixi.com with your CV and a covering letter stating why you want the role.