Snr Software Engineer - Java (Abingdon/Remote, UK)

Could you create world beating enterprise scale software? Could you add value to an existing team of highly skilled developers? Are you ready to make your mark on future proofed software?

The projects here at Preservica are at the razor’s edge of commercial software solutions, addressing the need for smart digital preservation technology, our award-winning software is used by leading businesses, archives, libraries, museums and government organisations across the globe.

We are world leaders and proud of our achievements – but to stay ahead we need the brightest and most talented commercial and technical innovators to join our development team and right now we are looking for a solid Java Software Engineer.

The Role

Our Software Engineers are responsible for the full software development lifecycle; writing well designed, testable and maintainable efficient code. Your work will extend to include:

• Analysis work to determine operational feasibility.

• Maintaining Preservica and industry standards and project plans

• Integrating software components into fully functioning software systems

• Developing verification plans – adhering to quality assurance procedures

• Performing Peer code reviews.

Our offices are in Abingdon but this role can be either office based or worked remotely in the UK.

What We Look For

To be part of Preservica you need:

• BSc / MSc or PhD level education in an engineering / software / system related subject or equivalent through relevant training and/or experience.

• Be familiar with Agile development practices, including Continuous Integration and Scrum.

• Experience in Java development (Enterprise level a bonus).

• Good knowledge of Java, Dependency Injection (Spring), Hibernate and Web Services.

• RDMS experience an advantage.

• Containerisation (Docker), Message Broker (RabbitMQ) and Microservice knowledge an advantage.

• 5+ years Java experience.

• Work to tight deadlines, get involved in Scrum meetings, work closely with other Software Engineers and also with Test Analysts.

• Be personable and have good communication skills, be pro-active and confident to present in team meetings when required.

You will also need to:

We will demand a lot from you and you need to be enthusiastic and keen to progress your career but the opportunities are huge.

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, we also offer great future prospects in a fast-growing market sector. From improving your technical abilities to developing leadership skills, we can offer tailored career development based on your aspirations. This is supported by our focus on personal development and training - all our staff have an annual training allowance, which can be used to learn new technologies, develop soft skills or earn recognised professional qualifications.

How to Apply

Please send your CV with details of your current package and aspirations to our Recruitment team at – – stating the role in the subject line.

If you would like further information or to discuss the role in person, please contact Mark Compton at – or call 01235 428946.