Java Technical Lead - Gaming - Java, Microservices, NoSQL, Docker, Ag

HT Recruitment Limited
London (Greater)
£70000 - 90000 Per Annum
05 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

If you're a Java Technical Lead and looking to join a challenging, imaginative & progressive online gaming company based in Central London then this job may be right for you.

The Job
As a Technical Lead, you will be an authoritative figure within the development team, responsible for technically guiding development teams whilst also help realise the company's technical vision by working closely with the Technical Architects, Development Managers & development teams. Seen as a ?tech totem' within the teams, you will coach and mentor your team members to help them reach their technical potential and be on hand to guide projects through any problematic life-cycles.

Being 50% hands-on in projects, you'll be leading on the design, documentation and implementation of medium-large pieces of work. Away from coding, your duties as a Tech Lead will to promote, teach, mentor & coach on Technical Excellence using XP practices and promote a DevOps culture within the team.

Joining the business as a Technical Lead, you will have the opportunity to build greenfield teams for new projects from scratch as well as quickly progress into higher prominent positions such as Development Manager, Head of Development or CTO if desired.

Required Experience

  • Strong engineering/development background using Java
  • Excellent knowledge in modern architecture & containerisation; i.e. microservices, Docker & Kubernetes
  • Evangelist for XP practices and upcoming techniques (TDD, BDD, Pair-Programming)
  • Good knowledge in software design patterns
  • Proactive in the wider tech community, keeping up to date with new technologies
  • Ability to find a balance between delegation and hands on coding

The Client
This job provides a great opportunity to join an established & respected gaming company revolutionising its industry with their 400+ online advanced games played by over 25 million players across the world. With a reputation for excellence and the opportunity to work with some of the most talented individuals within the tech community, you'll be part of a big 'family' feel business that regularly hosts & organises sporting events, socials and London's biggest meetups to maintain it's fresh, exciting & innovating environment.

The Numbers
For this Technical Lead position, you can expect a starting salary between £70,000 - £90,000 per annum plus an excellent benefits package that includes a 10% annual bonus, UK VISA sponsorship, private medical care, private gym membership, life assurance, competitive pension scheme, special incentive bonuses, 28 days holiday plus much more.

The Process
The interview process will be 2-stages that will consist of a telephone interview with senior members of the business, then preceded by an onsite face-to-face interview.

If you're interested in this opportunity and keen to apply, please click apply with an updated copy of your CV or feel free to get in touch on the number provided if you require any additional information.

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