Software Development Team Lead - Java

Job description

Software Development Team Lead – Java


Great opportunity for a Java Developer Team lead to join a city centre company delivering Data Utility to the Financial Markets. You will get the chance to work on interesting and challenging projects in a customer centric innovative environment.


What’s the role?

The Engineering Group is responsible for product development, maintenance and evolution of the products and services. This is a strategic role requiring strong technical and communications skills. My client are looking for people who have a proven track record of large system design and architecture, have an inquisitive mind and an ability to drive the technology roadmap.


Role and Responsibilities

As a Lead Engineer, you will

  •  Drive the system architecture and design
  •  Focus on reliability, scalability, maintainability, security of their Application
  •  Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  •  Providing Mentoring and training of current and new team members
  •  Contribute towards process improvement, create and implement new methods, policies and processes


Skills Required

  •  Expert software design skills, understand the pitfalls of design decisions
  •  Expert in a Microservices, REST, distributed application environment
  •  Expert in Java, Python, Groovy, DSL, Functional Programming
  •  Expert with Oracle, Elastic Search, or other NoSQL storage mechanisms
  •  Expert in messaging and streaming technologies such as RMQ or Kafka
  •  UNIX power user skills
  •  Knowledge of XML and XML tools e.g. XQuery, XPath is a plus
  •  Bachelor's Degree or Masters in Computer Science or Software Engineering or related technical discipline
  •  Demonstrate excellent Leadership skills through personal responsibility, accountability and teamwork
  •  Experience in full-time Engineering lead role



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