Lead Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle)


Lead Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle)

A leading UK FTSE 100 provider of IT solutions and services are actively recruiting a talented Lead/Senior Java Developer to join a rapidly expanding development team in Sheffield.

The successful Lead Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle) will be responsible for leading large client projects. Working closely with Team Leads, Architects and Management, the Lead/Senior Java Developer will play a key role in defining the technology stack of applications and have a large input into the strategic direction of the applications.

The Lead Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle) will be responsible for the successful delivery and evolution of solutions with the expectation that theyll play a key role in increasing the quality of systems.

Responsibilities for the Senior Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle):

  • Work as part of an agile team to deliver high quality solutions based on the Java stack
  • Work alongside client stakeholders and business analysts to ensure delivery to client expectations
  • Work with Service Management to prioritise and resolve production issues
  • Implement industry best practise within application development and associated SDLC processes
  • Champion new tools and frameworks to improve productivity and software quality
  • Mentor fellow team members and assist in identifying their development needs
  • Contribution and evolution of implemented frameworks and defined standards
  • Input into application design and technical strategy
  • Produce clear, relevant and concise design, implementation and support documentation to support change and project delivery
  • Management of defined project tasks and activities, reporting progress against plan

Experience for the Lead Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle):

  • 5+ years experience in implementing complex software in a professional development environment
  • Strong skills in Java, Web Technologies and associated frameworks
  • Agile delivery practices (preferably Scrum) and working as part of an Agile team
  • A proven aptitude for developing high quality software with experience of unit testing
  • Proficient with relevant design principles and development best practice
  • Proficient with tools that automate or assist the development process

Desirable Skills and Experience for the Lead Java Developer (Java, Agile, JBoss, SQL/Oracle):

  • PL-SQL and Oracle database development
  • Proficient in more than one database technology e.g.) Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server
  • Proficiency in Oracle APEX
  • Exposure to more than one relevant programming language and associated frameworks
  • Knowledge in Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (Jenkins/Puppet)
  • Experience in scalable web solutions and technologies, including Cloud technologies
  • Specific frameworks and technologies: SOAP, REST, SOA, JavaScript, JBoss, Spring, Linux, Docker
  • Technical team leadership experience
  • Experience of Behaviour or Test driven development (BDD/TDD) including appropriate Unit Test and Mocking Frameworks
  • Exposure to or experience of industry standards (OWASP, ISO 9001)

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Job reference information
Advertiser Ampersand Consulting
Contact Name Kevin Hammond
Telephone 020 7733 0430 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference VR/018201_1493118690
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