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Lead Java Developer- Worcester

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    Worcester, Worcestershire

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    £45000 - £55000 per annum

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    Sam Birtwistle

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    over 1 year ago

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Lead Java Developer- Worcester

Tech Stack: Java, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, REST, SOAP, SOA, Scrum.

Are you seeking Lead Java Developer role where you will:

*Lead cross functional Java software scrum teams responsible for hands-on delivery of Java software.
*Provide technical leadership and advocating & implementing improvements in software working practices.
*Be continually aware of emerging technological trends and proposing and implementing new solutions and industry standard techniques.
*Act the role of coach and mentor providing support and advice to other members of the Java Software Development department.
*Enhancing the scalability and performance of Java systems.
*Deliver new customer requirements as quickly, reliably and efficiently as possible.
*Communicate with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Architects, Developers, and QA's to establish and implement requirements and/or resolve live software operational issues.

My client are an industry leading software house at the heart of Worcester providing enterprise level Java software nationwide. They are now seeking a Lead Java Developer to join their Java software development team to work on new Java projects. Well placed to provide career development, interesting problems and a fantastic open plan, social and collaborative software development environment.

As a successful Lead Java Developer you will have experience in:

*Working on large complex Java software applications and databases with high volumes of data and large numbers of concurrent users.
*Major software redesign and refactoring of complex java software enterprise solutions.
*Leading software development projects in Java.
*Using and implementing Design Patterns.
*Demonstrating technical leadership across software teams
*Tackling performance and scalability issues on a large, high-throughput system, using industry-standard techniques and tools.

It would be beneficial that as a Java software lead you have had experience in any of the following:

*Java and web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
*Problem solving and deep analysis skills including ability to diagnose performance issues.
*Working in an agile environment.
*General insurance / financial services industry knowledge
*TDD, XP, Continuous Integration.
*Gradle and Groovy.
*Agile delivery skills - for example Scrum / Kanban and Scaled Agile Framework.
*Atlassian software such as Bamboo and JIRA.

This role offers a salary of £45,000-£55,000 per annum. They are located in Worcester and is commutable from Redditch, Birmingham, Pershore, Evesham, Kidderminster, Cleobury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Ledbury, Tewkesbury, Bewdley, Droitwich, Bromsgrove, Halesowen, Dudley, West Bromwich, Solihull, Hereford, Stourport-on-Severn, Bewdley and Warwick.
If you happen to know someone who has extensive knowledge of Java and Web Technologies and has previously lead or is interested in leading software development teams then please get in touch, as we do have a referral scheme!

Java, Oracle JVM, Scrum, Agile, Software Development, Dev ops, SQL, MySQL, REST, SOAP, SOA, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, developer, Team Lead, TDD, XP, Gradle, Groovy, Kanban, Scaled Agile, Atlassian software, Bamboo, JIRA,