Lead Java Developer - Birmingham - £40,000 - £50,000
Who are my client? They work with the world's biggest brands to create and deliver a wide range of digital marketing, brand development and creative communications. With the perfect blend of technology and creativity they develop connections between their client's brands customers with a future focused mindset.
What is the role ?
* As a Lead Java Developer you'll have access to a number of projects, some greenfield and some already begun where you will collaborate with the rest of the development team to achieve brand objectives. This is a hands on role where you will work in an Agile (Scrum) environment using TDD (test-driven development), and adhering to Clean Code guidelines.
* You will work as part of cross functional teams providing technical leadership helping to define and execute the development strategy
* You will conduct code reviews, work with account directors, creative, and the client directly to ensure projects are delivered on time to a high standard.
* Mentor and develop other members of the team
* Implement / improve working practices
* The back-end systems are built with Java ,Spring MVC / Boot, Thymeleaf, RESTful web services, DD4T2, SDL Web 8, MongoDB, MySQL, Junit, Mockito, Guava, Apache Commons, Maven, Docker and Jenkins.
* You will write code / solve technical problems each day and move around teams every so often to give you that variety and personal development.
Skills I would need you to have are:
* Proven experience of working in an agile environment
* 5 years and above development experience in a commercial environment
* Knowledge of at least one Java MVC Web development framework (ideally Spring MVC/Boot)
* Proven ability to deliver a wide range of projects, large and small
* Knowledge of Test Driven Development
* Strong knowledge of software development practices, processes and theories, especially around Agile Development Principles
* Linux server admin experience
Why work here?
Aside from your salary you will receive a generous benefits package which they are in the process of updating. They pride themselves on being able to provide you with a rewarding career. You will come face to face with challenges that will drive your development forward and produce meaningful work.
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