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Lead Java Developers

  • Location:

    Surrey, England

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + 25 days Hol, Pension, Private Health etc.

  • Contact:

    Kate Balfe

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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Job Description

My client has undergone a major strategic review which has resulted in an exciting new opening for a permanent Full-Stack Senior Java Developer/Dev Lead located at their global headquarters in Surrey.
This technical role will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of our existing and new SaaS solution used to deliver services to our global corporate clients. In addition to completing technical design and development work, the individual will take the lead technical role in a scrum team to mentor and review work undertaken by other team members, both internal and near-shore / outsourced.
For this role, the Company is looking for a genuine technology full-stack, all-rounder with a background in the design and development of B2B online, web-based solutions but with solid hands on experience working alongside an offshore development team, either within the IT department of a corporate, a software based product company, or bespoke software development house.
Responsibilities - Software Design and Development
" Part of in-house development team, acting as Dev Lead on projects managing a small team of developers as and when required, plus working alongside other Dev Leads.
" Mentoring and coaching junior developers to ensure best practice and quality.
" Work collaboratively with our near-shore development partners to develop code and represent Company's interests to ensure we get quality and value for money from deliverables provided by our partners.
" Fully hands on and willing to undertake development work as part of a scrum team, providing support to other developers to ensure deliverables are delivered to time, quality and cost.
" Support the Head of Technical Architecture and Security to agree the appropriate coding design and industry best practice and ensure they are successfully implemented within Bolero. This will include recommendations to re-factor existing code and/or introduction of new developer framework components.
" Work closely with the respective Product Owners and Business Analysts to help define, refine and elaborate detailed technical requirements.
" Being part of Agile Development project teams, possibly working on multiple projects in parallel.
" Willing to work on our legacy code applications as well as new applications utilising modern technologies and frameworks.
" Provide 3rd Line support to Global Support Team in case of production incidents that require developer support to analyse and resolve.

Skills and Experience (E)ssential, (D)esirable
" Previous experience working for a software product, SaaS company or software development house (E)
" Demonstrable hands-on experience working with both Front-End and Back-End technologies (E)
" Front-End Technologies :
o Javascript (E)
o CSS (E)
o Angular 8+ / Typescript (E)
o Bootstrap (E)
o HTML (D)
o Struts (D)
" Back-End Technologies
o Java/J2EE (E)
o Spring Framework (E)
o JUnit and UI testing (E)
o Apache Camel (D)
o ActiveMQ (D)
o Tomcat (D)
o Windows Server (D)
o MS SQL (D)
o Oracle (D)
o Splunk (D)
" Experience working with Agile development methodologies such as Kanban/Agile (E) and tools such as Jira and Confluence (E)
" Experience working as a Developer Lead managing an agile development team using Scrum and Kanban (E)
" Experience working with remote/offshore Development Teams (E)


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