Technical Lead - Java 8, Akka, MQ Banking Payments - London

Apsley Recruitment Ltd
United Kingdom
£80-100k Plus Bonus/Package
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Lead - Java 8, Akka, Mongo, MQ - Banking - Payments - London, Wimbledon This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Lead from a product engineering background to drive the successful delivery of a market-leading solution for Real Time payment processing. The Technical Lead will be responsible for defining, delivering and evolving the technical architecture for a highly scalable, transactional platform capable of processing hundreds of millions of transactions per day. This is an opportunity for an accomplished Technical Lead to join a market-changing firm at a key phase in its development and take a leadership role in defining and realising the forward technical strategy. Responsibilities: - You will be leading software development initiatives by working with the Leadership team and Systems Engineers to design software and build high scale systems using a variety of technologies/tools including: Java 8, Akka, Mongo, MQ, Kafka, Docker, Kubernetes, VMWare, AWS/cloud, CI tool chain, Maven, Jenkins, GIT, Cucumber and SOAPui - Build and maintain a quality software process, including TDD, BDD and Continuous Integration Required Experience: - Significant experience as a Technical Lead/Technical Architect gained within a product environment, primarily within transactional systems/financial services - Demonstrable experience building, deploying, and maintaining highly scalable systems within financial services/transactional environments - Strong experience technically leading multi-disciplined technical teams including software engineers, DevOps and testing professionals - You should have deep Java 8 skills complemented by strong experience with integration and message-based systems - Excellent communication skills to enable strong integration and knowledge sharing with business stakeholders - A developed appreciation for the global payments industry and standards, including experience of leading the delivery of specific Capital Markets or Banking Payment solutions, in areas such as BACS, Faster Payments, SEPA, SWIFT and mobile payments Additional Information: - Salary Offered: Competitive Base (+20% bonus +10% pension + excellent company benefits) - The product set you will be working on is aimed at being the 'go to' solutions for payments management. My client is looking to increase the size of the team significantly, so this is an excellent time to be joining the team.
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