Senior Java Developer - Arkivum

Careers / 12 Aug, 2020

Senior Java Developer

About Arkivum

Arkivum is recognised internationally for its expertise in the archiving and digital preservation of valuable data across a range of industry sectors including life sciences, heritage and higher education.

Headquartered in Reading, with offices in Boston and New York, our customers rely on us to ensure the long-term security and accessibility of their data, regardless of volume, variety or complexity.

At Arkivum hard-work, commitment and a self-starter mentality all valued and rewarded, with genuine opportunity for career progression. We strongly believe we are a good fit for anyone looking for a career within a fast-paced, energetic and fun environment.

The Role

We are seeking a talented and self-motivated Senior Java Developer to join an Agile development team based in our Reading offices.

The role reports to the Director of Engineering.

Location:  Green Park, Reading


  • Assist in the design and implementation of cloud-scale software components to meet business requirements within a cross-functional Agile Scrum team.
  • Help guide less experienced team members towards solutions.
  • Take responsibility for the continuous smooth operation of the software; helping to troubleshoot issues, refine and enhance existing features and enable upgrading to new versions.
  • Write unit tested, documented and peer-reviewed code.
  • Work with Product Managers and QA to ensure software is high quality and meets requirements.
  • Work with Scrum master and participate and contribute to all Scrum ceremonies.


Skills / Experience


  • Java
  • Spring Framework
  • Junit
  • 5+ years’ experience in a role delivering software solutions to meet business requirements



  • Cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • NoSQL: Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr
  • Microservices
  • CI/CD
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Jenkins pipelines
  • Linux/Unix command line
  • Restful APIs (JAX-RS or Spring MVC)
  • Automated Testing: Selenium, Cucumber and restAssured.
  • Agile scrum
  • Angular UI
  • Apache Kafka, RabbitMq or other JMS experience
  • Keycloak, OAuth
  • Maven, Gradle, Git, Jenkins