Java Team Lead

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
United Kingdom
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Java Developer Salary: Dependent on experience Location: London Role Overview Sopra Steria is currently recruiting a Lead Java Developer for a unique opportunity to work in collaboration with our client providing input into Continuous Service Improvement (CSI) ideas, immediate work on a large transformation service roadmap/portfolio along with personal skills and technology development. Sopra Steria work in partnership with the Home Office in an open and forward thinking environment. Main Features of the role The ideal candidate will lead a team of developers through development change project, operating within an Agile/Scrum environment. Responsibilities will include - Produce component designs and specifications of any size and complexity - Undertake estimates for the creation and development of the full range of complex IT solutions and to ensure the estimates are achievable - Maintain and develop a high level of knowledge, skill and competencies in software development for an extensive range of systems development project types - Liaising with other phases or projects and external teams to ensure integration of technical solutions. - Ensure that appropriate software configuration management processes for deliverables within the context of the phase are implemented The Lead Developer must have strong communication skills in order to work with client staff and ensure that there is a clear, shared understanding of the end functionality required. The initial assignment will be within a multi-team Agile project making extensive use of open source technologies and methods including Java, Spring Batch, Web Logic, Docker and Jenkins, etc. Essential Skills Applicants must have experience of the following: - Demonstrable experience of working as a Lead or Senior Software Engineer on large or complex software engineering programmes / projects with multiple software development teams - Strong core Java Enterprise Edition (Java 6+) development skills and understanding of Java design principles - Extensive skills with the Spring Framework and modules including Spring Batch - Agile Development Approaches including, but not limited to, Scrum - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Willingness to travel and work on client site - Very motivated to build excellent code and progress towards design Desirable Applicants should ideally have experience of the following: - Oracle 11G - Docker - Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment - Jira The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Security Clearance. About us Sopra Steria, European leader in digital transformation, provides one of the most comprehensive portfolios of end to end service offerings in the market: Consulting, Systems Integration, Software Development and Business Process Services. Sopra Steria is trusted by leading private and public organisations to deliver successful transformation programmes that address their most complex and critical business challenges. Our Government team brings together a range of different skills, cultures and expertise and gives us an exciting opportunity to create compelling business growth in our market place with both existing and future clients. We provide our clients with a variety of services including BPO, managed infrastructure services, infrastructure transformation, systems integration, applications development support and maintenance. Sopra Steria is committed to establishing and maintaining a working environment which is free from discrimination and which values all employees as individuals. All employees and prospective employees are selected, recruited, trained and promoted solely on the basis of their skills and behaviour. Find out more Visit the Sopra Steria website and Sopra Steria LinkedIn company page.
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