Senior Developer (Java / Groovy / Grails)

Senitor Associates Limited
London (Greater)
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


I am currently recruiting for a global technology re-insurer located in London. I need number of senior developers to develop and maintain technology solutions using the power of digital technology to remove significant cost and inefficiencies from existing sales processes.

Job Responsibilities

*Build and maintain high-quality software components using Agile methodologies in both D2C and B2B websites, targeting both mobile and desktop platforms

*Ensure software is built in a standard, consistent manner by creating and maintaining unit tests as part of TDD (Test Driven Development) and following development procedures, style guides, etc

*Support deployments where necessary
*Build health monitors and ensure code performance meets agreed standards
*Contribute to the platform logical architecture definition

*Participate in development in an Agile SCRUM environment

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:
oSpring Boot
oRestful APIs

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

*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
*Communicates in a clear and practical manner both verbally and in writing

There are 4 roles within this fantastic company, its vital that if you are looking to take the next step in your development career that you apply now by sending you CV to ********************** or call jack now to find out more about these roles on **************

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