Senior Java Developers/Dev Lead - Full Stack (-permanent opportunities)
Our client is a global FinTech leader in the handling of electronic trade finance documentation and automatic settlement. As pioneers of structured documents for corporate trade, today our solutions power more than 6 million trade documents and $80bn worth of trade transactions per annum.
This technical role will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of their 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.
Candidates must be based in the UK and within a commutable distance to the Surrey/London area.
We are looking for a genuine technology full-stack, all-rounders 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 they get quality and value for money from deliverables provided by 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 Company. 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,
·Previous experience working for a software product, SaaS company or software development house
·Demonstrable hands-on experience working with both Front-End and Back-End technologies
Angular 8+ / Typescript (E)
Spring Framework (E)
JUnit and UI testing (E)
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)
·Excellent communicator, both written and verbal.Ability to articulate technical issues clearly and concisely with both on-shore and off-shore Development Teams (E)
·Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen effectively and the ability to present oneself in a calm, professional manner whilst under time and schedule pressure (E)
·Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (E)
·Fluent English (E), any other languages a bonus but not essential to role (D)
Comfortable working in a small company environment