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Software Developer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Up to £35,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169070

We’re excited to be working with our nautical software-based client in Newcastle to assist in the appointment of a software developer. The candidate will help with the development and support of their very specialist cutting edge software piece. You will be responsible for ensuring availability of the product, development of modules, enhancements, building of interfaces, fault finding/fixing, data extraction and assisting the ops and commercial teams with queries.

The client would happily consider a graduate for the role, as well as anyone with up to 2/3 years’ experience in a similar post.


  • Developing new modules for the specialist software.

  • Enhancing software modules.

  • Assist with 24/7 support of software/servers

  • Building software interfaces.

  • Fault finding and fixing.

  • Data extraction/ management.

  • Assist in response to queries and requests.

Essential skills/ Knowledge:

  • Java development (threading, JDBC, sockets, http(s)).

  • JavaScript

  • SQL

  • Application server awareness (ideally JBOSS, running on app server/ building app for deployment)

Desirable skills:

  • Development employing GWT/ GWT-EXT

  • Using of/ understanding google maps/ leaflet/ JTS (geom)

  • Solid understanding of database management.

  • Postgres/ postgis processing

  • Pgadmin / CSV processing


  • IDE- Eclipse or Maven

  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, fluent in English

  • If a graduate a degree/ equivalent qualification in a related field.


  • Very development/ enhancement driven role.

  • Specialist software within the maritime industry.

  • Flexible remote working/ onsite policy

  • Excellent onboard mentor and subsequent learning opportunities


The company are offering a salary up to £35,000 dependent on experience.