Java Developer - J2EE

Spring Technology
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
£40k - £48k pa
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a leading UK Fin Tech and Business Process Outsourcer, specialising in providing complex administration and payments solutions underpinned by world class proprietary technology platforms.

They have over 2,000 clients spanning the private and public sector including 50% of the FTSE 100

There is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding and dynamic software delivery team within the my clients IT department, this area build, maintain and support mission critical Share Dealing and Wealth Administration software

The core activities of the Software Development team are:

*Deliver Innovative software solutions to meet the needs of both internal and external client base

*Provide technical input to the product set and ensure that the technology roadmap aligns to business strategy

*Support the business by delivering market leading technology solutions through an in depth knowledge of the markets and products .

*Create a centre of excellence for all Java development

The Software Development Team Leader is focused on the daily management of teams and the design, development & testing strategies both on and offshore, in order to deliver quality software through all stages of the software development lifecycle across the entire product set.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following experience skills and behaviours:

*Experience in the financial sector preferred but not essential.
*Experience in managing/leading a team.
*Knowledge of common SDLCs and how to apply them in a delivery context.
*Experience of waterfall & agile methodologies across multiple projects.
*Experience in the use of defect management tools (e.g. Bugzilla).
*Ability to communicate about IT and technology in plain-English and in non-technical terms to colleagues and Clients.
*Excellent communication and distributed management skills.
*Ability to work calmly and methodically when under pressure.

*Java / J2EE
*Spring / Hibernate frameworks
*Proficient in SOAP and REST APIs - JSON
*Apache Tomcat
*IDEs - NetBeans/Eclipse, MSSQL
*Unit / Integration and system testing
*Experience in enterprise Java application development
*Sound knowledge of OO design principles and patterns
*Agile (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, DSDM)
*Automation / Load testing
*Selenium & JMeter
*Excellent communication skills

*Visual Studio, TFS, MTM
*Open source to MS Tech stack
*Source control migration

Spring Technology is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Spring Technology is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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