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Software Engineer Java / Technical lead

Job Title: Software Engineer Java / Technical lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
REF: BB/15371/H/JR/040321_1614848554
Contact Name: Java Team
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Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Software Engineer / Java Developer / Technical Lead (Backend JVM Kotlin AWS). Are you an ambitious, tech-driven Software Engineer looking for your next challenge? Would you like an opportunity to join a hyper-growth scale-up where you could cultivate a 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. Their service is in constant demand, and their trajectory of growth is set to continue.

A large portion of your role will be dedicated to providing first-rate technical leadership to a small team, where you'll take full ownership of task planning, code reviews and staff development, advocating continual learning through 10% time and allocated training budgets.
You'll partner closely with engineers to eliminate pain points and optimise work flows, advancing the intelligence and capabilities of the system. You'll work closely with Product Owners and Marketing to expand business requirements, aligning the direction of development with the business objectives.

This Software Engineer role would suit a tenacious, 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 Software Engineer you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £120k) plus bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.

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