Graduate Developer - JAVA, Training Provided !

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-ITX-01150
Closing Date : 28/07/2017
Salary : £20,000 + excellent benefits
Department : IT
Hours Per week : 36.17


We have 4 opportunities to begin your IT career in our Agile Development team. We don’t expect you to be an IT expert yet, but a fundamental understanding of how things work is really important, as well as an inquisitive attitude and clear motivation to build on your technical knowledge and develop your skills. This is a role for IT Graduates with some experience of JAVA, however training will be provided!

You’ll receive a high standard of technical training across Java, JavaScript, Agile methodologies and cloud technology as well as regular opportunities to grow and develop your professional and team working skills. You’ll be rewarded both professionally and financially as you hit key milestones in your development.

What will you be building?

Our teams use a variety of tech including Java 8, JavaScript, Bootstrap, JQuery, the full Spring stack including MVC, Security, Integration and WS along with Hybris, SpringBoot and Gradle.

The team look after the build and maintenance of our 20 fashion and homeware brand high traffic websites as well as supporting key business projects and innovations. Led by a Technical Architect, our Software Developers manage the smooth running of the systems at our fulfilment centre and contact centre. They are also involved in the integration of cutting edge technology into our Financial Services division, so your work will not only impact and improve the experience of our customers, but our colleagues too.

Key responsibilities:

-Using agile delivery methods and working within small teams, you will be delivering new functionality using Java related technologies under the guidance of a Technical Lead

-Contributing towards all phases of the development lifecycle as part of an Agile delivery team

-Attending training to enable you to learn to write well designed, fully testable and efficient code for our websites and internal systems

-Working with the DevOps team to prepare and produce releases of software components

You’ll need to have:

These roles will suit recent graduates in Computer Science or any other IT related discipline but we are also open to applications from Junior Software Developers with equivalent experience, candidates who have completed a software development apprenticeship and individuals with excellent A'Level passes and a real passion to work in a technical IT role. You should be able to display a good understanding of the software development lifecycle, and specifically Java technology.  Any experience gained from personal software development projects outside of your University degree or current job is also advantageous.

You’ll work within a digital centre of excellence, sharing ideas with teams of Designers and Testers. Our in-house Development team is small but growing fast, so you’ll be contributing to a variety of projects and your ideas will be genuinely valued.

We are looking for candidates with a real enthusiasm for coding and problem solving as well as the desire to improve the user experiences of our customers and colleagues. You should be curious to learn, and thrive within a team. You should also be able to pick up new systems and technology quickly, have the confidence to ask questions and the capacity to learn from your colleagues.

In return, you’ll receive great training, IT career development opportunities within N Brown along with a competitive salary and benefits package including 24 days holiday and a fantastic colleague discount.


Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.