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Lead Java Developer - Vice President

Req #: 170103026
Location: Glasgow, SCT, UK
Job Category: Technology
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Lead Java Developer - Vice President
Job Description
The Senior Web Services Developer is responsible for all aspects of business logic and delivery to the presentation layer development-including all project related middle tier technologies. The role requires someone with mastery of web services coding concepts and paradigms as well as the ability/desire to quickly learn new technologies and implement them into production ready deliverables. Passion for bleeding edge technology is a must, as is the willingness to explore and propose interesting solutions to client business problems.
  • Liaise with business users and other technology teams to identify, assess and document business requirements/user stories.
  • Responsible for designing and executing clean and progressively enhanced code for complex designs that reflect the architectural direction provided within the established technical framework.
  • Able to approach development with modularity in mind to accommodate shifting priorities and the challenges associated with rapid prototyping and Agile methodologies.
  • Willing to take the initiative to research and learn emerging technologies that may improve the quality, success, and performance of deliverables.
  • Participate in project scoping and planning, write detailed level technical and functional specifications documentation, and mentor junior engineers.
  • Document test strategies ensuring that requirements documents/user stories can be easily translated into test scripts, and ensure the testing plans are fully completed.
  • Define data quality plans to address data quality issues; work with business partners to build business understanding of data issues.
  • Continuously improve the efficiency and productivity of the development team
  • Works well as a team member within technology and other disciplines (creative, delivery management, etc.) on large projects.
Skills & Requirements
  • Proven track record in coding in an Enterprise Java environment. (Experience of Java 8 would be desirable)
  • Proven track record in Web Services, including SOAP and/or REST services using Spring, Hibernate, and/or Jersey frameworks. Use of Spring Boot would be desirable.
  • Proven track record with web application server configuration, including Websphere, Tomcat, or Apache IIS.
  • Proven track record with relational databases, including Oracle, Sybase, or SQLServer.
  • Experience of integrating with vendor products.
  • Experience using testing strategies such as TDD, including knowledge of JUnit and Mockito.
  • Experience using continuous integration tools, including Maven and Jenkins.
  • Experience managing assignments effectively, multi-tasking, and working within tight deadlines.
  • Strong client-service orientation and experience working in a fast paced setting.
  • Experience working in a globally distributed team.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills in order to provide solution on complex enterprise level and multiple inter-connected/inter-dependent applications.
Desirable skills/experience
  • Experience in the financial services industry or Document Management
  • Experience using Akka or Node.js,
  • Experience of container technologies including Pivotal Cloud Foundry or Docker.
  • Experience of UI development with AngularJS would be preferable.  Use of React or other Javascript frameworks would be desirable.
Closing Date: 7th February 2018
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
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