Senior Java Developer (Full Stack)

Allen Recruitment Consulting Limited
London (Greater)
£90k - £120k pa + Very Nice Package
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Java Developer (Full Stack)

Job Reference: BBBH10726

A leading international financial services company who are currently expanding their inhouse Software Development team have an opening for an experienced Full Stack Java Developer with expertise / experience building JVM based applications to scale.

Based in London City Centre, this permanent role will see the successful candidate work within a high-performance team responsible for developing and maintaining the company's software applications.

This is an exciting position, with a highly competitive salary and benefits package (including bonus).


  • 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

Qualifications and Skills (Desired):

  • Qualified to degree level
  • 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
  • AWS
  • AngularJS
  • HTML5, CSS3

Desirable Experience (Not Essential):

  • Understanding of insurance industry
  • Demonstrable experience of front-end development using JavaScript frameworks, e.g. JQuery, AngularJS
  • Experience of cloud based development (AWS)

Interested in this opportunity?

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