Lead Java Developer

Recruiter
Athena Recruiting Services Ltd
Location
Colchester, Essex
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is now looking for a Lead Java Developer.
Lead java developer responsibilities
· Developing new software solutions.
· Maintaining and enhancing existing software solutions.
· Monitoring and researching new technologies appropriate to the business.
· Use existing / new skills and capabilities to contribute to the successful development of software solutions to meet exacting requirements.
· Maintaining and improving competence in java (JEE and swing), relational databases and web page construction (HTML, Javascript, CSS, AJAX, etc).
· Working within an Agile development team at all stages of the development cycle.
· Working on own initiative to achieve agreed specification and timing.
· Maintaining adequate documentation to meet the needs of the business.
· Meeting internal and external clients to analyse their needs.
· Sharing knowledge with development group on regular basis.
Lead java developer Specification
· Due to the nature of the position and environment it is essential you have a good degree or Masters in Computer Science, e-commerce or a related subject
· At least 10 years of experience in software development, with a preference for experience in a supervisory capacity.
Lead java developer Competencies and Skills required
· The ability to confidently and clearly communicate complex technical information to colleagues.
· Interest in design methodologies, software patterns.
· Good team player, creative and proactive.
· Capable of working under occasional pressure, comfortable about working to tight timing deadlines.
· Willing to adjust to occasional flexible working arrangements within an agreed framework in order to meet the needs of the business.
· Ability to manage a team of developers and testers
· Ability to work with the project managers to ensure that sprints are delivered on time
· Ability to code review other developers code and to support junior members in adhering to coding and architectural standards
· Strong understanding of object-oriented programming.
· Experience in the following would be advantageous:
o JEE technologies - EJB / Servlet / Spring MVC / JSP / FreeMarker etc
o Server technologies - JBoss, Tomcat, Websphere, Glassfish, Geronimo, Apache, Linux
o RDBMS - Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, MYSQL
o Integration technologies - JMS / Web Services (REST / SOAP)
o Relational Mapping Tools - Hibernate / JPA / Toplink
o Build Tools (Maven, Ant, Gradle)
o Big Data technologies - NoSQL Databases (Mongo / CouchDB / Neo4j), Hadoop (HDFS / Spark / PIG / HIVE / Sqoop)
o Analytics - Mahout, WEKA, Tableau, Clikview, Alteryx
o Database programming - PLSQL / TSQL, Packages / Functions / Procedures.
If you are interested in the role of Lead Java Developer please apply now.