Lead Java Developer

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by RecWorks Ltd

London, London United Kingdom
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

My client are the UK's number 1 odds comparison site. The UK online gambling industry has been one of the fastest growing and technologically innovative sectors in recent years and they are at the very forefront of this. It's known to be a great place to work. You have your own training budget each year, there is a 25% performance related bonus and they have; a beer fridge, pizza Friday's, sport playing on the TV screens in the office, office sporting teams and regular social events at both the team and company level.

They are currently looking for lead Java developers to lead various squads across their 'cloud first' business. They follow the Spotify Agile Squad Model. You will be working with high throughput and low latency systems and bringing new ideas to the table to help take their platform to the next level. These are not management roles so you won't have line management responsibilities but you will be responsible for leading, mentoring and coaching the people in your team which could range from about 3-5 people. You will also ensure that coding standards are met in your team.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Owning the end to end software delivery process
  • Building maintainable, testable and resilient software systems
  • Championing agile best practice techniques

These roles could be good for people who already have leadership experience, but there is also scope for them to take on a Senior developer who doesn't have leadership experience but is looking to step up into a leadership role.

You must have experience with the following:

  • Java 8
  • Spring

Desired Experience:

  • Concurrency
  • Microservices
  • Docker
  • Jenkins
  • Kubernetes
  • Kafka

Reference: 599967402

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