Senior Integration Developer
||£50000 - £60000
||Per Annum and Competitive Benefits!
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Salary: Circa £50,000- £ 60,000 per annum plus discretionary bonus and competitive benefits package
Wheeve (http://www.wheeve.co.uk) helps organisations build and run high-performance, cost-effective systems integration. We have decades of collective experience of delivering integration solutions, and we know the most effective way to analyse, design, build and support solutions to the most challenging of problems.
To support our growth we are looking for a Senior Integration Developer to join or growing integration development competency.
Our vision as a company is to provide three core propositions:
1. To provide high quality consulting services to support organisations in building world-class systems integration teams;
2. To offer implementation services to clients, enabling us to deliver integration solutions for clients;
3. To build and run integration platforms for our clients based on cloud and open source technology, offering a complete outsourced integration solution.
Why should you want to join us?
At Wheeve we’re passionate about delivering business value by connecting our clients’ systems together with middleware.
This means that for our developers there are interesting and challenging problems that need creative solutions, such as how to make seemingly incompatible systems work together to form a cohesive solution.
A typical project can require our developers to confront the integration task at both a high- and low-level perspective; not only is there plenty of opportunity to get into the low-level details of data formats, protocols and transactions, but also frequently a requirement to focus on the business problem, implementing solutions using low code integration tools with WYSIWIG editors.
Modern integration tools remove a lot of the heavy lifting of coding for many common integration tasks, and some developers are turned off by this abstraction, but in our experience this simply enables the easy stuff to be delivered quickly, allowing us to focus on the more complex, challenging and interesting requirements.
A great integration developer must have a broad skill set and a good understanding of the whole IT landscape. Whether that means interfacing with databases, containerising an integration platform, developing microservices, mobile-facing APIs, or binary debugging an arcane mainframe protocol.
We think integration is the most fascinating part of IT, and with our clients increasingly buying cloud services, the demand for our services has never been higher.
Joining Wheeve you will work with a highly skilled team of engineers, architects, consultants and project managers, in a collaborative and high-performance environment that will take your career to the next stage.
A solid technical background is essential, but above that we are looking for client-focused problem solvers; people who will analyse requirements, considering all aspects of a situation, to identify the most appropriate solution. You will be committed to investing in the development of your career with drive and curiosity to continuously learn new skills and investigate new technologies. We will provide a supportive environment with training, certification, coaching and on-the-job experience to support your development.
Essential Skill and Experience
4+ years’ experience working as an integration developer covering a range of products including ESB's, API managers, Message brokers etc., developing multiple projects including multiple interfaces, utilising a range of integration patterns and platform capabilitiesExperience with production scale, highly-available deployments of Middleware productsStrong knowledge of integration design patterns and related Middleware technologies, including API platformsGood understanding and working knowledge of the use of cloud platforms such as Amazon AWS, Google GCP, or Microsoft Azure.Experience with Agile project management tools such as JIRAWorking knowledge of relational database design, use of SQL, understanding of NoSQL database technologiesConfident working with clients, able to quickly communicate technical challenges effectively to other technical and management stakeholders in a way that is easily understoodStrong problem solving and analytical skills; able to think on your feet and determine root cause through careful analysis
Desirable Skills and Experience
High level of confidence working with Linux/UNIX and open source tool chainsGood working experience with Continuous Integration systems including JenkinsAny experience in automating the deployment of integration platforms using tools such as puppet, chef, or ansible would be helpfulExperience with automated build of cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform is a bonusWorking knowledge of JSON, XML, SOAP, WSDL, Swagger/OAS, RAMLUse of any integration test tools including automation and mocking frameworks, such as Postman, Wiremock, SOAPUI and/or MUnit Experience with WSO2, Mule ESB, or other Open Source integration platforms such as Apache Camel would be a significant advantageAny experience with Technical Team leadership in a DevOps model would also make you an ideal candidate.
Degree educated, preferably in Computer Science or other technical/engineering with a 2:1 or better, or equivalent vocational qualification Certification in any Middleware platform (TIBCO, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, WebMethods, WSO2, Mulesoft, Talend, Dell Boomi) would be highly desirable
We’re looking for a passionate, self-motivated individual who is probably growing their ability as a team leader and in coaching and mentoring junior developers.Strong interpersonal skills and good ability to develop and enhance relationships at all levels with a flexible, pragmatic and professional approach.The ability to anticipate problems and work forwards successfully with incomplete information.A self-starter that is comfortable working within a small team within a start-up culture; able to identify what needs to be done, taking ownership, and delivering results.Able to provide accurate estimates and meet deadlines and work under pressure when necessary.Willingness to take responsibility for areas outside of their core remit with a reliable, open and honest approach.
Please note Wheeve is an equal opportunities employer, but we will only accept applications from people who have the right to live and work in the UK already, and do not require visa sponsorship. Please do not apply if this does not include you.