Java, JSP, Oracle Database Update Developer Job at The Home Office in London

Job Description

Java, JSP, Oracle Database Update Developer (contract)


The UK Home Office require a contractor to analyse code, faults, manage change requests and to specify, analyse and direct development of a core Home Office system, using experience of Java, JSP, Struts, PL/SQL, Oracle 12c, TOAD, JDBC and other experience listed below.

Client: Home Office

Location: London

Latest Start Date: Monday 2 December 2019

Expected Contract Length: 3 months, with the option to extend up to 12 months

Day Rate: £660 per day

Security Clearance: Non-Police Personnel Vetting level 3 (NPPV3) and Department (SC) clearance will be required for the length of the contract. At present we are only looking for individuals who have current SC clearance or Level 3 as above.

Who you will work with:

The system requiring operational support is called NaBIS. The day to day operation of the NaBIS Database is managed by the NaBIS Database Manager, who is part of the NaBIS Central Administration Team. Development and service management of the NaBIS database is provided by the Home Office.
There are 5 environments:
User Acceptance Testing (UAT);

What you will work on:

Diagnosing cause of faults in NaBIS Database
Maintaining information in PNC Service Management Tool on diagnosis
Delivering fixes
Developing new functionality
Rewriting online help
Maintaining new online help ensuring it is in line with changes made
Mitigation of any application security vulnerabilities discovered by annual IT Health Checks
Writing supporting documentation including: Release Notes, Deployment Scripts, Change Specifications
Deploying releases of NaBIS toTest environment
Supporting Home Office Testers
Deploying releases of NaBIS to UAT environment
Supporting users testing the application
Generating release package for Enterprise Services to deploy to Training and Live environments
Responding to questions on development

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Java 6
  • JSP
  • Struts
  • PL/SQL
  • Oracle 12c
  • TOAD
  • JDBC
  • Subversion
  • Junit
  • Selenium
  • Jenkins
  • Maven, Ant
  • Artifactory
  • WebLogic
  • IDEs – Eclipse
  • WebLogic v 10.3.6
  • Linux Red Hat & version
  • Business Objects

Nice-to-have skills and experience:

  • Expert user of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate at any level up to National User Group/Steering Groups/Chief Constables
  • Knowledge of Spring framework, Oracle 10g, Hibernate framework, AML

APM People is acting as an employment agency in regard to this position.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: £660.00 /day

About Company

Company: The Home Office

Company Location:  London

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