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Senior Java Software Engineer (Based in Swansea)


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Whilst this role will be based in Swansea, there will also be flexibility to work from home.

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

Job Overview

As a Software Engineer in the Web Development Team your main objective is to deliver and maintain software applications that fall under the responsibility of the team. You will work in areas including Java Development, Web Development and Devops. You will be developing high value technology solutions to support and streamline business processes.

We are always looking to leverage new technologies and are currently undergoing a migration to Azure. As an example, in our previous ‘innovation Friday’ session the team developed logic apps, function apps and lambdas. We have the benefit of being part of a large organisation in Admiral Group yet the freedom to leverage new tech to gain an advantage.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Develop and maintain software applications to a high standard ensuring code quality and unit test coverage.
  • Conduct software analysis, programming, testing & debugging.
  • Identifying software application issues.
  • Ensure documentation is present and kept accurate.
  • Recommend changes to established processes
  • Mentor Junior members of the team

Qualifications & Skills

  • A minimum of 2 years commercial experience in the software engineering sector.
  • OCJP certification desirable.
  • Proven knowledge of java design patterns and Object Orientated Design
  • Proven knowledge of database technologies
  • Experienced using MVCs such as Spring & JSF
  • Experienced using version control
  • Experience of Microsoft Azure is desirable.
  • An understanding of SDLC in an agile environment.
  • Strong problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audience.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will be dependent on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements, and will be happy to discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we're voted as one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

You can also view some of our other key benefits here; https://admiraljobs.co.uk/employee-benefits/

If you think this role is for you and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Ben Moriarty. If you have any queries about this position, please feel free to drop them an e-mail ( ben.moriarty@admiralgroup.co.uk ) or give them a call on the recruitment line – 0800 118 1619.

Please note, we are not accepting CVs from agencies for this role. Agencies on our PSL should only send CVs if asked to do so by the Recruitment team.


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