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Lead Java Developer
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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 24th July
Location: Birmingham
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £50,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: asap
Reference: 24.7.2_1563965111_expired
Contact Name: Jessica Blackburn

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Lead Java Developer - Birmingham - £40,000 - £50,000

Who are my client? They work with the world's biggest brands to create and deliver a wide range of digital marketing, brand development and creative communications. With the perfect blend of technology and creativity they develop connections between their client's brands customers with a future focused mindset.

What is the role ?

  • As a Lead Java Developer you'll have access to a number of projects, some greenfield and some already begun where you will collaborate with the rest of the development team to achieve brand objectives. This is a hands on role where you will work in an Agile (Scrum) environment using TDD (test-driven development), and adhering to Clean Code guidelines.
  • You will work as part of cross functional teams providing technical leadership helping to define and execute the development strategy
  • You will conduct code reviews, work with account directors, creative, and the client directly to ensure projects are delivered on time to a high standard.
  • Mentor and develop other members of the team
  • Implement / improve working practices
  • The back-end systems are built with Java ,Spring MVC / Boot, Thymeleaf, RESTful web services, DD4T2, SDL Web 8, MongoDB, MySQL, Junit, Mockito, Guava, Apache Commons, Maven, Docker and Jenkins.
  • You will write code / solve technical problems each day and move around teams every so often to give you that variety and personal development.

Skills I would need you to have are:

  • Proven experience of working in an agile environment
  • 5 years and above development experience in a commercial environment
  • Knowledge of at least one Java MVC Web development framework (ideally Spring MVC/Boot)
  • Proven ability to deliver a wide range of projects, large and small
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development
  • Strong knowledge of software development practices, processes and theories, especially around Agile Development Principles
  • Linux server admin experience

Why work here?

Aside from your salary you will receive a generous benefits package which they are in the process of updating. They pride themselves on being able to provide you with a rewarding career. You will come face to face with challenges that will drive your development forward and produce meaningful work.

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