Java Developer

Last updated 15 days ago
Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time

The Technology Services (TS) team within Mott MacDonald develops and supports a diverse range of bespoke and product-based complex software systems for clients throughout the UK, internationally and within the Mott MacDonald group. These systems are developed by our in-house software engineering staff, utilising a wide range of programming technologies centered around the Java & JavaScript technology stacks. We provide a dynamic, project-orientated development environment, with teams involved in the full lifecycle of software engineering; from requirements definition through to design, development and ultimately live system support.

With the growth in demand for Java & JavaScript skills across the wider business, we are expanding our software delivery team. Based in both our Glasgow and Newcastle offices, the key objective for our software delivery team is to complete software engineering work assigned across multiple projects.

Reporting to one or more project teams, the successful candidate will be responsible for the:

  • Design, implementation and testing of high-quality software
  • Liaison with customers to establish requirements, coordinate work and provide support
  • Production of design, test and user documentation
  • Occasional support and monitoring of live systems


Essential technical skills:

  • Experience with Java, JavaScript & SQL
  • In-depth knowledge of, and experience with Object Oriented Design
  • Experience with formal design, coding, configuration management and testing processes


If you have any of these additional skills you would be of particular interest to us:

  • Liaising with clients and/or end-users
  • Spring (application framework)
  • Hibernate (or other ORM technologies)
  • Sybase RDBMS, PostgreSQL
  • SNMP
  • GIT and Subversion (Source-control)
  • JIRA (issue tracking)


One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.