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Lead Java Engineer

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    Technology, Java, Open Source

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £750000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ellie Youngs

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)161 871 8811

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Lead Java Engineer 
Remote UK or Europe
£75,000 - £100,000

A market leading security business are looking to expand their team by adding a Technical Lead Java Engineer to their team on a permanent basis, based out of the UK on a remote basis or one of their Europe sites. They have several UK sites and the Lead Java Engineer will be required to go into the office for the occasional meeting. The successful Lead Java Engineer with have the opportunity to gain a great understanding of Big Data and Analytics, experience building scalable applications from the ground up and gain strong knowledge of how to integrate key features into applications to improve existing functionality as well as end-end integrations. The Lead Java Engineer will be working within the cloud on highly securable applications which genuinely makes a difference to people’s lives! There is plenty of opportunity for the Lead Java Engineer to progress up the ranks with ample career progression available. This is a global organisation and there will be interactions with development teams worldwide including management of overseas teams.

Essential Skills:
  • Still currently hands on (70/30 split hands on/hands off)
  • 5+ years commercial experience working with Java (OOP)
  • Strong experience with Spring frameworks such as Spring boot/Spring Data
  • Experience working on large scale, enterprise systems
  • Good front end experience with HTML/CSS and JavaScript (Angular.js would be highly desirable)
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Any knowledge of security practices
  • Excellent understanding of SOLID principles
  • Good understanding of caching techniques such as RabbitMQ
  • Experience mentoring and leading development teams
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience with streaming platforms, Kafka, or similar
  • Experience working with cloud-based platforms such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud or similar tools
  • Great career progression
  • Fully remote opportunity
  • Opportunity to travel internationally
  • Greenfield projects
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Bonus package up to 10%
  • Amazing company culture
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 
  • Life insurance
  • Training & Development
If you are Lead Java Engineer, looking to join a well-established and award-winning company as they expand due to growth, then please apply directly or get in touch on 01618 718 811.

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