Oracle Developer

  • Location

    Wythenshawe, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital, Developer , Testing

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  • Contact:

    Alex Beddows

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We write software that helps over 250,000 people every hour across 5 continents…

As a leading provider of airport IT solutions, with over 250 airports and airlines using our software worldwide you could become part of a team using the best languages, frameworks and tools available, to move the airport industry forward.

We've worked hard at Airport Systems to create a culture of empowerment, collaboration, innovation, learning and development.


You will be joining a high performing, self-organising Scrum team. The majority of the top 10 busiest airports rely on our software platforms and this role provides a fantastic opportunity to work on projects around the world and to experience many different cultures. Our learning culture will allow you to continue to develop your own skills and keep current with changes in technology trend. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, have deep technical skills and be prepared to learn and work hard with us to develop great software used at hundreds of airports across the globe.


  • Design and Implement robust commercial n-tier solutions using the latest software development technologies focussing on C, Oracle, PLSQL, Linux, Java, JavaScript and related technologies
  • Involvement in full Scrum lifecycle from Three Amigos and Refinement to Review and Retrospective
  • Great understanding of both relational database design, middle-tier business logic and front-end presentation
  • Translate feature requests to design and implement solutions in conjunction with solution architects
  • Contributing to user guides and other user facing documentation
  • Dynamic work ethic able to investigate and fix high priority bugs following service desk triage and Product Owner approval
  • Confidence in raising issues as they arise with the Scrum Master, with a focus on the fix


  • Flexible working hours (core hours 9:30 - 15:30) with the odd day working from home
  • Free Thinking Fridays (opportunity to develop / work on whatever you want once a week)
  • Personal growth and access to online E Learning platforms
  • Clear technology strategy
  • Casual dress code
  • Team social events
  • Opportunity for international travel


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
  • Pension up to 7.5%
  • Free parking
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible benefits package including but not limited to:
    • Private medical
    • Dental plan
    • Health cash plan
    • Health screening
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • SalarySacrafice4Cars
    • Perkbox - online benefit platform which gives you approximately 250 exclusive benefits such as shopping discounts, health & wellness, travel and entertainment discounts



  • SQL knowledge essential, including the use of stored procedures in the database
  • Linux/Unix environment and shell scripting familiarity
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / SVN
  • Writing and performing manual functionality tests
  • Good understanding of best practice around UX / Front end design


  • Experience with J2EE, Servlets, JSP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Hibernate, Ant
  • Experience in a Scrum development team working to continuous delivery
  • Experience of Agile friendly estimation techniques such as complexity estimation (story points) and planning poker
  • Understanding of Agile requirements (Epic - Story - Task) and how the business uses these to drive development
  • Validation of User Stories in conjunction with other devs, knowing when it is right to reject a requirement and being able to give valid reasons for doing so
  • Experience of using development workflow management tools (e.g. Jira, Redmine)
  • Experience working with automated test suites
  • Experience of continuous integration, delivery and deployment techniques (preferably using Jenkins)

Essential Attributes:

  • Ability to work within a team and collaborate with other business functions
  • Committed to our learning culture and continuous improvement
  • Willingness for occasional travel to customer sites around the world
  • Ability to pass security / DBS checks for an airport airside pass

Morson Group are the official recruitment partner for Airport Systems ADB Safegate. If you are interested in the position then please submit your CV or contact Morson Group directly.