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Senior Backend Developer Java SQL AWS

Job Title: Senior Backend Developer Java SQL AWS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/16134/C/JR/170321_1615998671
Contact Name: CSR Dev Team
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Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

Senior Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Java SQL AWS) Would you like to use your specialist skills as a catalyst for positive change, work with ground-breaking data-centric systems and support the UKs transition to a low-carbon energy system in and organisation founded upon Tech for Good principles?

By bridging the gaps between industry and government academia and research, the organisation has constructed an all-encompassing view of the energy sector. They stay a step ahead of their competitors through unrivalled understanding of innovation priorities and market barriers, encouraging greener decisions and opening markets to clean growth opportunities.

If you'd like to accelerate your career and progress to becoming a technically hands-on leader, this could be the role for you. This is an exciting time to join as they are navigating a new period of growth and an expanding portfolio of projects in the energy market sector.

This Senior Backend Developer role balances technical responsibilities and proactive leadership. You'll partner with key individuals in the business including the Development Manager, Lead BA and Lead Software Architect to bridge gaps between technical realities and business objectives, to execute and deliver the digital roadmap optimally.

You'll be a critical point of contact for the wider team, providing performance management and mentoring to support the team to continuously improve and deliver objectives seamlessly and on time. You'll help to champion best practice and drive innovation, and improve development processes, Cloud platforms and CI/CD wherever possible.

*Please note: this company is able to offer a remote interview and onboarding process as well as work from home during the current social distancing measures. You'll join Central Birmingham offices in due course (Birmingham (10 minute walk from 3 mainline stations); with flexible working hours and 2-3 days a week WFH going forwards*

*You have strong Java development skills
*You have good working knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases, e.g. PostgreSQL and MongoDB
*You have a thorough understanding of Computer Science fundamentals like Design Patterns and Data Structures
*You're familiar with DevOps and CI/CD tools like Docker
*You have a good understanding of micro-services architecture and event driven architecture
*You're a pragmatic communicator who excels in a team
*You're keen to proactively mentor and lead others

As a Senior Backend Developer / Software Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £60k) plus a comprehensive benefits package including 28 days holiday, up to 10% pension contribution, life assurance and child care vouchers.

If you're interested in this Senior Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Java SQL AWS) opportunity, apply now or get in touch today to find out more.