Senior Java Developer

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About YellowDog

YellowDog is building a world where people can do more, create more, explore more; unleashed from limited computing power. As a technology business, YellowDog has developed one of the leading intelligent scheduling and orchestration platforms, enabling business to access the ‘best source of compute’ across multiple public clouds and onpremise resources. Over the past four years, YellowDog has established a brand known for Cloud Rendering in animation and visual effects markets in the UK with some awareness internationally. We have customers in over 40 countries who looked after by the team in Bristol. In 2018, YellowDog began to diversify into new markets and has picked up its first Financial Services customer in October. There is also interest in YellowDog’s technology in the Aerospace sector which we would like to begin to address in 2019. YellowDog people are fun loving, reliable, genuine and adventurous. As we build YellowDog we are creating an environment we want to work in. We are looking for new team members who can bring a range of new skills, experiences and backgrounds to this exciting challenge.

The Role

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Java Developer to join our core platform development team. The role includes the design, development and testing of core services and components. You’ll have extensive and varied experience developing commercial software systems in Java including experience of writing distributed enterprise applications. You will enjoy helping less experienced members of the team to improve their skills and develop professionally. You’ll need to be passionate about building amazing customer experiences. The ideal candidate will be able to learn new technologies quickly, build prototypes and deploy solutions.


  • Design, develop, test and maintain frontend, backend and peer to peer services
  • All solutions are effectively instrumented for analysis to ensure development is driven by sound, actionable insights.
  • Deliver services capable 99.99% availability in production, and that customers, when asked, give YellowDog a score of 8 out of 10 or higher when asked about technical customer service.
  • Work with YellowDog management to define and deliver 5 measurable process improvements in 2019

Common Responsibilities

  • Write scalable Java code with a focus on code quality and performance
  • Work collaboratively with multiple development teams to design and execute on a given technical solution
  • Investigate and resolve any production issues
  • Monitor and benchmarking systems to drive operational performance improvements
  • Documenting solutions and changes
  • Design meaningful engaging user experiences/interfaces
  • Managing your own time

If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please email a covering letter and your CV to

Senior Java Developer

Full Time
37.5 hours per week
£45-55,000 per year
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