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Lead Java Software Engineer - Modern Tech Stack (AWS, Kafka) in London, UK

  • Reference - BBBH33512
  • Permanent
  • £80,000 - £90,000 per annum

Lead Java Software Engineer - Modern Tech Stack (AWS, Kafka)

We are working exclusively with a company based in finance and retail to bring on a new Lead Java Software Engineer. The company was founded 10 years ago and has continued to grow exponentially ever since. They are now looking for an experienced Lead Java Software Engineer with experience microservices architecture as well as demonstrable exposure to technologies such as Docker and cloud-based technologies such as AWS. Since their launch, the company has made a massive impact in the market processing over 2 billion pounds worth of applications in that period.

This position is for a Lead Java Software Engineer who will be predominately hands on using Java on the back end as well as writing and consuming restful API's on a platform that has processed over 900,000 applications in the past 12 months. Along with being heavily hands on, this role will see the individual leaving and growing a team with the goal of achieving the highest quality of work as efficiently as possible. You will be expected to help grow and upskill engineers within your team with regular one on one meetings as well as building applications with a massive focus on performance, scalability, reliability, and security.

Must Have Skills:

  • Very strong Java
  • Microservices knowledge
  • A mathematics of statistical background

Nice to have skills:

. A background of having worked in fintech, start-up or retail-based environment

. Strong experience with Cloud based platforms e.g. AWS, GCP or Azure

. Commercial Experience with using technologies such as Kubernetes and Docker

. Experience working with real time systems with technologies such as Kafka and Spark

This company are looking to move quickly to secure the right individual. If you would like to hear more, please do let me know/click apply asap!

Location: Central London