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£60k – 80k per year + excellent benefits + flexibility

Full Stack Java Developer – Senior / Lead

Based in the heart of the Surrey commuter belt, our client who is a leading Fintech organisation have a number of exciting opportunities for Full Stack Developers with varying levels of experience. 

Recently the client have undergone a major strategic review which has resulted in the launch of a new SaaS Finance application hosted in AWS, they are now well placed to expand their internal team located at their global headquarters near Walton-on-Thames.

Responsibilities – Software Design and Development

  • Strong Java Architecture and recent hands-on Development skills
  • Champion best practice within the Development Team
  • A natural leader with strong Line Management / Technical leadership of a small in-house Java Developers :  recruiting, mentoring and retaining our in-house technical team
  • Act as deputy for Head of Technical Architecture and Security when required
  • Work closely with the respective Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure business requirements are clear and capable of producing detailed technical documentation, designs and cost effective technical solutions
  • Passionate about coding, still very hands-on, yet has a business focussed mindset and able to see the “bigger picture” of the business
  • Positive team player who takes a naturally collaborative approach to work

Skills required:

  • Previous experience working for a software product, SaaS company or software development house
  • Full-Stack developer.  The successful candidate must have recent and demonstrable hands-on experience of both Back-End and Front-End technologies
    • Back-End Technology stack:
      • Java/J2EE
      • Spring Framework
      • JUnit and UI testing
      • Apache Camel
      • ActiveMQ
      • Tomcat
      • Windows Server
      • MS SQL
      • Oracle
      • Splunk
  • Front-End Technology stack:
    • HTML
    • Javascript
    • CSS
    • Angular TypeScript
    • Bootstrap
  • Experience working with Agile development methodologies such as Kanban/Agile and tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal.  Ability to articulate technical issues clearly and concisely with both on-shore and off-shore Development Teams
  • 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
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Awareness of typical security techniques employed by online, web-based service providers
  • Team player.  Comfortable working in a small company environment and “hands-on” in the sense of doing what needs to be done in a small organisation
  • Experience of using AWS for hosting Web Applications
  • Web Application tuning based on performance requirements
  • Experience working with Ant, Maven, Jenkins and Sonar
  • Experience working with Business Driven Development BDD
  • Domain Expertise – Ideally have some relevant background in Trade / Finance / FinTech / Commodity Traders or Industrial corporate

Full Stack Java Developer – Senior / Lead

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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