Senior Developer

Claremont Consulting Limited
United Kingdom
£90k - £100k pa
04 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Description As a Senior Developer you will be expected to develop and maintain high quality software components using agile methodologies in both D2C and B2B websites, targeting both mobile and desktop platforms. You should ensure software is developed in a standard, consistent manner by creating and maintaining unit tests as part of TDD. The ideal person will participate in development in an agile SCRUM environment and contribute to the platform logical architecture definition. Essential Qualifications & Expertise- Qualified to degree level (2:1 or above) - Excellent, in-depth Java knowledge and experience - Experience building and consuming Rest APIs - Demonstrable experience of Groovy (other JVM languages considered) - Demonstrable experience building internet-facing websites using Grails (other frameworks considered) - Experience of planning and implementing solutions using Agile development processes such as SCRUM, TDD - A background in building JVM based applications at scale - Full stack Java capability - Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality products to sometimes challenging timescales - Ability to deal with non-standard requests/work, often at short notice - Technology stack includes: - - Groovy - Grails - Spring Boot - RabbitMQ - Restful APIs - DropWizard - AWS - AngularJS - HTML5, CSS3 Desirable Experience- Understanding of insurance industry - Demonstrable experience of front-end development using JavaScript frameworks, e.g. JQuery, AngularJS - Experience of cloud based development (AWS) Key Skills & Behaviours - applicable to all positions- Organised, delivery focused and analytical - Confident, effective communicator with business customers at all levels, including Senior Management - Team player Demonstrates an appropriate level of technical skills for the role and an appreciation of current issues affecting the profession and the life insurance industry generally - Takes responsibility for quality, completeness and accuracy of work - Organised and deadline focused - Shows initiative, flexibility and resourcefulness - Critically evaluates and challenges current work practices - Able to deal with challenging deadlines and prioritises effectively - Provides accurate and timely updates on status of work and escalates issues appropriately - Is a committed team member who shares information, knowledge, and experience openly - Communicates in a clear and practical manner both verbally and in writing - Has a good timekeeping and attendance record
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