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Principal Java Developer / Architect

Job Title: Principal Java Developer / Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000 - £160000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/15082/A/KS/310320_1585662645
Contact Name: Java Team
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Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Principal Java Developer / Architect (JVM Cloud microservices). Are you a senior technologist seeking role where you can remain hands-on and make a real impact? You could be joining a fast growing FinTech that is helping to revolutionise consumer banking through the use of advanced data centric, Cloud based technology and enjoying perks such as flexible working (WFH and currently remote interview process).

As a Principal Java Developer / Architect you will provide technical leadership and remain hands-on producing both detailed technical work and high level architectural design; you'll evangelise best practice and utilise your experience with cutting edge technologies and distributed, scalable systems to steer the technical direction of the team, defining team wide engineering best practices and mechanisms to measure the adoption of them.

The platform is built in Java on AWS infrastructure with AWS services and Open Source frameworks using LESS (Large Scale Scrum) methodology for delivery; you will have oversight and liaise directly with clients to drive architectural conversations and the company's leadership team to set aggressive goals and targets to help shape the longer term business strategy.

*Indepth knowledge of core Java and Spring frameworks (SpringBoot, Spring Security)
*Strong knowledge of AWS
*Experience in helping leading development life cycle process, best practices and operating distributed cloud-based microservices; keen to take on a technical leadership role with experience of mentoring other engineers
*Database experience e.g. SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL
*Ideally you will have experience with Kafka, Hadoop, Spark or other Big Data streaming technologies
*Familiar with DevOps environments / Containerisation (Docker, Kubernetes)
*Experience of Continuous Integration e.g. SonarQube, Maven, Gradle and Jenkins
*Advocate of Agile development methodologies, ideally familiar with LESS
*Excellent communication skills; collaborative and personable yet able to push back and be assertive when required

As a Principal Java Developer / Architect you will earn a competitive salary (to £160k; dependant on skillset and depth of knowledge) plus benefits.

Apply now or call to find out more about this Principal Java Developer / Architect opportunity.

*Please note: this company is able to conduct an entirely remote interview process during the current circumstances*