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Pipeline: Java MiddleWare Lead

Entry-level at Atos

Pipeline: Java MiddleWare Lead

Entry-level at Atos

  • LocationNottingham, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 18 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with pro forma annual revenue of circa € 12 billion and circa 100,000 employees in 72 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation.

Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Java and Middleware Lead Developer to work within our AMD Service Centre based at Beeston, Nottingham.

The ideal candidate will have both a support and development background or has experience of working within a DevOps environment.

The person should be able to work under pressure, be able to multi-task, be delivery focussed and be a team player with a positive attitude and have good communication skills. This is a customer facing role therefore an ability to acquire requirements and propose solutions in a meaningful way is essential in order to communicate to varying levels of skillsets and knowledge.

The team in general works within all Atos’s target markets providing leveraged support and development solutions and services to our client base. In particular the Applications Management Delivery team and specifically this role, is concerned with the provision of Application support and development services to multiple clients. The team works with other specialised groups in Atos providing support for various Applications; UNIX, Desktop, networking, call centre etc. to provide an integrated service to the client.

The team work within a pressured and service level driven environment that is both challenging and rewarding and provides opportunities to work across many platforms.

This opportunity has excellent future career prospects for learning new skills and enhancing personal development for motivated, intelligent individuals who are enthusiastic for IT and have the right aptitude for a successful career within the IT arena.

All candidates will undertake a training programme within a clear learning plan that will allow you to gain the skills needed to help our clients protect all aspects of their investment in their chosen applications and technologies. We will therefore be looking to hire individuals who have a clear interest in IT and wish to build a long term career in the field with Atos.

Successful candidate must be able to travel to Beeston site within an hour (for on call out of hours support purposes). Occasional travel may be required.

Responsibilities include but not restricted to:

  • Proactively monitoring and managing supported applications.
  • Conduct customer site visits
  • Have a strong technical background in the support and maintenance of applications
  • Taking the lead and owning any high priority incidents and follow up actions
  • Resolution of incidents raised by customer within agreed SLAs
  • Provide technical knowledge and expertise both within and outside the team
  • Production of estimates for requested changes.
  • Identify gaps in knowledge across team and put in actions to address
  • Provision of development / enhancement services to supported customers.
  • Attendance, when necessary, at customer meetings providing updates and presenting technical information to clients as required.
  • Participation in on-call rota for out of hours support (including weekends and evenings).
  • Configuring applications and assisting in their deployment
  • Performing changes to existing systems and applications (configuration/customisation updates etc.)
  • Mentoring and training other members of the team
  • Proactively looking for areas of improvements on supported applications

Job Requirements


Practical experience and working knowledge of:

  • Java 1.7 and above
  • Unix – Needed for in-depth troubleshooting of incidents / development activities as UNIX integration with JBOSS Fuse Middleware product is heavily interconnected. Also require NFS control understanding as this is key to the way the applications are configured and integrated with shared storage.
  • Middleware – JBOSS Fuse – The Service Works product is heavily utilised across the client base. Messaging and the troubleshooting of messages between integration points being the key area of knowledge required as this is an area deeply integrated within the products and the applications that utilise it, and, therefore the functionality that requires the most attention. The understanding / in-depth operating knowledge to set-up/configure and administer AMQ’s etc. is essential and currently missing within the team.
  • MySQL/Postgres – Developing/supporting applications built upon the MySQL platform
  • Experience of SOAP Webservices and/or RESTful Services
  • Experience in managing integration platforms based upon Service Orientated Architecture and/or Enteprise Integration Patterns
  • Familiarity with JEE (e.g. JPA, EJB, JSF)


  • JBoss Fuse
  • JBoss EAP
  • Chef
  • Ansible
  • Apache Camel
  • Agile
  • Dev Ops
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery e.g. Jenkins

As part of the changes within B&PS and the Technology Practice, we will continue to measure an individual’s overall performance but will also examine the values and behaviours of our leaders. This is to ensure we have the very best role models, setting a consistent example right from the very top of our Practice. To deliver the Transformative change required, we need these behaviours to cascade outwards across the teams and colleagues.


  • Acts with integrity and high personal standards in dealings with others.
  • Treats others with respect, openness, honesty and fairness (empathy).
  • Accepts responsibility rather than apportioning blame.
  • Creates the right blend of support and challenge – for self and others.


  • Passionate about delivering service excellence and putting the Client / Customer first.
  • Works hard to get it right first time and keep promises and commitments to others.
  • Pro-actively takes actions and works with others to enhance performance & reputation.
  • Takes ownership for problems and finds solutions to them.
  • Will challenge the status quo and perceived wisdom in an appropriate manner, seeking to suggest a positive next step or solution rather than only debate the challenges.
  • Constantly searches for opportunities to add value and reduce costs for the Business.
  • Continuously learns and improves from experience and shares this actively with others.
  • Involves and leverages knowledge of others in decision making and problem solving.
  • Makes decisions by evaluating options and uses commercial and market awareness to make appropriate recommendations.
  • Effective use of own time and commits to realistic deadlines.


  • Is passionate about technology and believes in what we do and who we are in Atos; “helping to improve the lives of thousands of people through the smart delivery of new technologies ”.
  • Champions collaboration across the business for the benefit of Clients and Customers.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ATOS Group Values, even when under pressure.

Training Available

  • Online Atos / Partner supplied courses
  • Vendor specific courses based on training needs analysis process.

Compensation and Benefits

A great incentive to join the Atos team is the market competitive range of benefits that the Company provides. These include a competitive salary, as well as a number of core benefits, such as; 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays; private medical insurance, which all new starters will be automatically opted into; an attractive stakeholder pension scheme, with employer contributions of up to 10% basic salary; Life Assurance; Income Protection; Personal Accident Insurance; and Season Ticket Loan. In addition to this Atos operates a flexible benefits scheme that allows you to purchase discounted products and services. Additionally, comprehensive training and development is delivered in a variety of ways, leading to accreditation if required.

Your Application

If you wish to apply for this position, please click below to complete our online application form and attach your CV in either Word, rtf or text format.

Atos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation. All recruitment decisions are based solely on qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience and relevant business requirements.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the applications process for people with disabilities.

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