Principle Java Developer

£90,000 | London | Permanent

ECOM Recruitment

Posted 23 days ago


A stalwart in the British Motor Industry is currently looking for a Principle Java Developer to lead a team of developers within their IT Development function. You'll be working with a brand that is synonymous with quality consumer experiences.

I'm looking for extremely well-rounded Java Developers who have excellent communication skills and are not afraid to get their hands dirty in code. You'll know how to manage teams of developers and provide support and mentorship to grow each individual. You will need a strong understanding of microservice architecture and serverless cloud technology.

I am looking for candidates with an in depth understanding of the full Software Delivery Lifecycle (ideally in both waterfall and agile models). You'll have experience of developing and deploying IT solutions in complex (i.e. multi-project, multi-system) environments and aligned to multiple delivery methodologies as well as demonstrable experience in the timely delivery of medium-large scale development projects.

An equally strong blend of technical and softer interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a high-performance development team and be able to contribute to technical discussion and ideas is essential.

Ideally you will demonstrate experience in many of the following areas:


* Strong Serverless AWS and reactive programming
* Strong development practice knowledge

Technical Skills

* Java 8
* Microservices
* Spring Boot
* Netflix OSS
* AWS (SQS, SNS, RDS, Dynamo)
* Elasticsearch
* Experience of development challenges when dealing with multiple browser technologies
* Knowledge of Agile, TDD
* Atlassian toolset (Git, Bitbucket, etc.)
* 7+ experience in font end development
* Environment Configuration and CI challenges

Leadership Skills

* Atlassian toolset (Git, Bitbucket, etc.)
* Environment Configuration and CI challenges
* Experience of development challenges when dealing with multiple browser technologies
* Knowledge of Agile, TDD
* Lead development teams across multiple work streams on best design and practice
* Develop and maintain Coding standards across front end development
* Ensure code across front end teams adheres to SOLID standards.
* Working with external teams to educate and ensure they follow the companies coding standards and development practice for front end teams.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.