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Junior web application developer (Java/Grails) — London, UK

Posted on:
16th February 2012
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Name: Jobs - UK
Company: Secret Escapes
Contact via: Email
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Location: Farringdon, London

Compensation: Based on experience

Start Date: ASAP

About us

At Secret Escapes, we negotiate exclusive rates for luxury hand-picked hotels and holidays in the UK and abroad which we make available via our website to our members only.We operate in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where self-starters have an opportunity to make a huge impact in one of the internet’s fastest growing categories. We’re a dedicated and passionate team who work hard to make things happen.If you’re ambitious and talented, and want to shape the future of the business but don’t mind getting your hands dirty, this could be just the place for you.

About the role

We are looking for a Junior web application developer to join our Groovy and Grails team in Central London (Zone 1). As a junior developer you will:

  • Work with a Senior Developer to design, develop, test and deploy new features / enhancements on both our main website and our internal content management system. 
  • Provide technical assistance to our customer support team for issues that have been escalated.

Technical skills you’ll need
  • 1-2 years experience with Java/JEE
  • Experience with Grails highly desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, and web interface development
  • Experience working with a relational database (ideally MySQL)
  • Awesomeness

Nice to Have
  • Degree in computer science or similar discipline
  • Experience with Spring and Hibernate
  • Exposure to web frameworks like Lift, Play, Roo, Ruby On Rails, Django, etc
  • Experience of working in an agile/SCRUM environment
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Git ( or similar source control )