Senior Java Developer

North West


£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits


Senior Java Developer, Java Lead, Java Team Leader
A brand new role for this leading organisation – The role is a Lead Java Developer role which will require you to be a technical leader of a Java development team starting on their DevOps journey. This is a hands-on role with the responsibility to take on the more technically challenging aspects of the work and provide leadership on technical best practice and delivery processes. You must have a high attention to detail and a strong appetite for learning the latest technology, you will be a key influencer in defining the standards and the optimum working practices that the team strive to deliver to.

As a Senior / Lead Java Developer you will have the following experience;

·Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of designing and building Java Enterprise applications
·A can-do, results driven attitude with a desire to produce value for IT and the business
·Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of developing applications using libraries across the Spring ecosystem, Spring Boot, Hibernate, JSP and Tomcat
·Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of SOAP, JSON and Restful web services
·Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and experience of relational databases and SQL
·Must be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver high quality software as part of a team within tight timescales
·Experience of working within an Agile/Scrum/XP environment
·Experience of test driven development
·Experience developing solutions with a Postgres or MySQL database
·Experience of source control using subversion and GIT

·Ideally with 5+ years software development experience
·Experience of designing and implementing applications for high scalability and availability
·Experience of build, test and deployment automation, including continuous integration tools
·Experience of testing for non-functional requirements (i.e. load testing, security testing)
·Experience of using Eclipse or IntelliJ to develop applications
·Development in Grails and Groovy
·HTML, CSS and JavaScript
·BSc./ MSc. in Computer Science or related discipline

As this Senior Java Developer role is a technical leadership role the client will be looking for the candidate to work on ensuring the members of their team continue to progress technically, and to help create an environment where technical excellence is sought and obtained by others. This role offers the right candidate a great opportunity to work with the latest development technologies in a fast and progressive delivery focused environment.

The role requires drive, energy and passion and will suit anyone looking to make a big difference in an organisation that is growing fast and looking to re-build and re-platform its technology and processes. The next 2 years will see advancements in Cloud, API’s, DevOps, Data and A.I.

Have you got what it takes? If you are interested in this Senior / Lead Java Developer role then please click on ‘apply’ now. Ascent People Ltd is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. Applicants from all ages and backgrounds will be considered.

Located in South Manchester (Wythenshawe) my client is located a 1 minute walk from a tram stop and also easily commutable by car, train, bus and bike.

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