Touch Local is an online search directory, part of the highly successful AIM-listed media company Touch Group PLC. It comprises the UK's most effective online search directory with a site for every city and results for every postcode. Touch Local, currently the UK's 3rd largest online directory (Nielsen/ Netratings), delivers 4.5 million customers online and over the phone to the 2.4 million businesses listed on the directory.
We are looking for a knowledgeable Java developer who will help us build our ambitious expansion plans.
The candidate will work as a member of a growing Java web development team, developing a large network of local community websites. A large part of the role will involve extending the websites to include many new functions and also localizing website for deployment into new markets.
Reporting to the Java Development Team Leader, the Java Developer will be responsible for capturing user requirements to develop new functionality and enhancements to the local website network. He/she will also have responsibility for participating in quality assurance testing and for producing documentation at user and technical levels.
Ideally educated to degree standard or equivalent, the developer has 3 years Java J2EE and JSP experience. Experience of struts and tiles is essential. Other requirements are:
�2 years mysql and MSSQL 2000 �database creation and usage �2 years experience of Web Software Design �E-commerce Experience �Knowledge of XML �Knowledge of JUNIT,ANT,MAVEN logging �Experience of high traffic enterprise websites �Experience of content management systems
Experience with Cold Fusion, Java Spring and mobile applications are a strong plus.
The candidate will be used to working to tight deadlines and have a very good work ethic. We are looking for a creative and driven individual who shares our energy and ambition. Touch is composed by individuals with a combination of professionalism, friendliness and integrity.
Touch is a fast growing company that operates a Forward Thinking environment with extraordinary opportunity to progress into more senior roles. It combines the stability and financial backing of a plc with the laid back and dynamic rhythm of a .com.
The basic salary is around �35/40000+ depending on experience.