Software Engineering Lead

Digital Gurus Recruitment Limited
United Kingdom
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Engineering LeadWe are looking for a Java Expert to join an exciting company in the heart of Manchester and lead a team of developers to create cutting edge technology. The company is part of one of the largest E-commerce groups in the world. They are in the middle of a digital transformation and have plenty of exciting opportunitiesThey also have just launched a completely new greenfield product separate from their main business. This part of the company has only got about 25 developers and has a real start-up feel while still having the technical and financial backing from the main company.It's quite an exciting time to join this part of the company as they have a lot of logical and technical problems waiting to be solved by some experienced engineers like you! This part of the company is also completely cloud-based - a lot of potential to create an industry leading software solution!This role would offer you: Ownership of your work and a great technical challenge Great facilities including subsidised canteen and Starbucks, free breakfast & fruit and cycle hub 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays Software development kit that worksYour key responsibilities: First off, working in what's been voted the coolest offices in Manchester, but other than that... Take the lead on design and development of features Be a technology evangelist Design and develop reusable libraries, APIs and code that are easy to maintain, understand and re-use Supporting live products in a DevOps environmentSkills we are looking for Highly Proficient with the use of Java Solid understanding of web development and web technologies Highly proficient in writing good quality object-oriented code using that is simple, fast under load and robust MVC or Spring Good experience of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile Solid understanding of major browsers (including dev tools) and platforms (Linux, AWS) Quality first mind-set for writing code using techniques such as TDD, BDD or Agile - provided by Dice AGILE, AWS, BDD, CLOUD, JAVA, LINUX, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, TDD, WEB DEVELOPMENT