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Java Software Engineer

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Recruiter: Nutmeg
Listed on: 23rd December 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Java Software Engineer 
About Nutmeg
Nutmeg is Europe's leading Digital Wealth Manager, but we don't want to stop there! We are in the middle of building a new scalable platform to help us achieve our mission of being the most trusted Digital Wealth Manager in the world.
Our Engineering Department, led by our CTPO Matt Gatrell, is building out our new digital platform. The Team consists of over 70 Engineers shared across different domain teams. Each engineer has access to a clearly defined and laid out Engineering progression ladder to allow them to plan out what they need to do to progress in their chosen career path.
We are migrating our front-end away from Ruby to React, building a microservice environment using Java 8/11, and moving from Mesos/Marathon to Kubernetes. We also have an iOS app built in Swift 4, and an Android app built in Kotlin. We are building an in-house bespoke UI Design System (cross platform), for our FE clients. We are building new Restful API's, refactoring legacy code, and enabling our developers to create clear and clean pragmatic code. We've introduced Kafka, run our systems on AWS, and have built a DevOps team to provide our Engineers with the tools needed to observe their domain. We have built a strong engineering foundation for knowledge sharing with several skill shares, guilds, and open discussions running every month.
What you'll need to do

Work together in cross-functional teams (Engineering, ops and product) and co-own product delivery end-to- end
We understand that things can occasionally go wrong, and we want to work with people who can calmly deal with the immediate crisis; are happy to get stuck in to help fix the issue at hand and then work out the root cause and effectively deal with it
You'll need the ability to build and deploy efficiently
Not be afraid to take ownership over projects
Work collectively with peers and be able to contribute to new tech discussions

What you'll need to do:

Commercial experience in Java (legacy projects in Java 8, new product development in Java 11)
Experience working in a continuous automation / deployment / delivery environment
Good understanding of APIs and REST
Practical understanding of the Spring framework
Experience with Git or other similar distributed SCM systems
Strong bias in test-driven development (TDD) and automation (unit, feature, integration and regression)
Exposure to building applications on cloud platforms, familiarity with AWS
Knowledge of how to work on a *nix desktop environment (OS X, GNU/Linux) and be familiar with the terminal

Nice to have:

Knowledge and experience with creating microservices
Commercial experience in a regulated industry
Willing to attend conferences and meet-ups
A keen contributor to open source projects

Inside the Nutmeg shell

We're a diverse team of fun, genuine, smart people with a common mission to shake up financial services and change the way people manage their money in an intelligent easy way.
A fintech leader located in Vauxhall, London, we work in a modern, open plan office. We use cutting edge technologies and development tools like Kubernetes, and Docker. We brainstorm and work with whiteboards and post-its and collaborate across the entire business to do our jobs - awesomely. We'd say we're like a typical tech company: casual, flexible, agile, flat-structured and fast-paced. All while making sure we maintain professional (FCA-regulated) standards in everything we do.