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Lead Java Developer JVM Kotlin

Job Title: Lead Java Developer JVM Kotlin
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15371/K/JR/111020_1615453227
Contact Name: Java Team
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Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Lead Java Developer / Software Engineer (JVM Kotlin Backend). Hyper-growth scale up is seeking an ambitious, tech-driven Java Developer to join them, cultivate a talented team of engineers and work on trailblazing search technology.

By using cutting-edge technology, the organisation helps global investment and business professionals connect to a dynamic network of industry experts across the world.

In this Lead Java Developer position you'll partner with engineers, eliminating pain points and optimising work flows, advancing the capabilities of the system. You'll work with Product Owners and Marketing to expand business requirements and align the direction of development with business objectives.

You'll also provide proactive technical leadership to a small team, taking ownership of task planning, code reviews and staff development, advocating continual learning through 10% time and allocated training budgets.

This Lead Java Developer role would suit a tech-driven individual who is keen to balance hands-on technical work and leadership responsibilities. Your team will take your lead in an Agile environment that facilitates rapid delivery. With plenty of optimisation, scalability and Greenfield development projects to work on this role is sure to be diverse and highly rewarding.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a remote interview / onboarding process during the current social distancing measures. You'll be based in spacious, open plan offices in the heart of the City in due course, where you can enjoy a casual dress code and a relaxed atmosphere plus continued flexible and work from home opportunities.*

*You have strong Java development experience (Python and Ruby are also desirable)
*You have experience of taking technical ownership of a specific application, product or infrastructure
*You have technical leadership experience
*You're a passionate technologist who is keen to work with emerging technologies (e.g. Kotlin on AWS)
*You're a positive team player who takes a naturally collaborative approach to work
*You have a business-driven mindset and are able to see the organisational 'bigger picture'
*You're degree educated (Computer Science preferred)

As a Lead Java Developer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £120k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are interested in this Lead Java Developer / Software Engineer (JVM Kotlin Backend) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.