• Location: England, London, City of London
  • Salary: £450 - £600 per day
  • Technology: Java Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 9th Jan, 2019
  • Reference: 09/01 Java
Lead Java Engineer - Central London

My client are one of the top 5 software consultancies in the world and are looking for a lead engineer to work on a government project requiring SC level clearence (you must be eligable/already have SC clearence).

In your role as Lead Java/Software Engineer your initial role will be to work on a Proof Of Concept hosted in the Azure Cloud. You'll work alongside a Solutions Architect, Data Architect and another Senior Developer to establish a preferred approach for storing POLE data currently residing in a variety of legacy management systems (structured data) for one of our key Government clients. The team are running a series of architectural and technology selection sprints to be followed by a series of design sprints - 80% focussed on POLE store (you'll need graph database knowledge and API development experience for this) and 20% focussed on search (experience of Elasticsearch would be great here). This initial project is expected to last around 3-4 months with a high probability of follow on work to develop a full production system so this is a great opportunity to follow this project through.

Joining my client, you'll also open up a world of possibilities, you'll be empowered to take control of your career through training both in house and external, coupled with the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in both the public and commercial sectors.

Skills needed:

* Strong core Java experience
* Working with API gateway frameworks
* Graph databases such as Neo4j
* Working with Agile methodology in previous projects
* Experience in leading a team previously would be a strong bonus
* Ideal skills: POLE data models, JSON, MongoDB, JavaScript, Government experience previously

Rate: £450-£600/day

Location: Central London (5 minutes from London Bridge)

Length: 3-4 months with likely extension

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