Backend Developer, Software Engineer, Data Engineer, Scala, Java, AWS

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
London (Greater)
£70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Backend Developer, Software Engineer, Data Engineer, Scala, Java, AWS

My client an industry leading FTSE 100 company are seeking a talented Senior Engineer / Backend Developer with strong skills in Java or Scala to join their team. You will be working in a Data team creating a quality product that is user centred and will help to shape science’s future steps.

Responsibilities of the Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Scala or Java):

  • Working within an Agile scrum team; 2 week sprints, running sprint demos for stakeholders and daily stand-ups
  • Building a RESTful API to power their website
  • Back end stack is delivered from microservices running JVM languages including Scala and Java 8
  • Supporting by a business analyst, tech lead and a product manager
  • Occasionally working with customers on site (university and researchers)
Skills / Experience the Backend Developer / Software Engineer (Scala or Java) will bring:

  • Excellent team skills
  • Versatile and eager to learn new things
  • Unit testing, integration testing, code reviews and constant communication to ensure the best outcome and quality
  • Build services that are progressively improved over time
  • Extensive JVM experience
  • Experience building solely RESTful applications
  • Event oriented experience using queues like SQS, JMS or Kafka.
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services.
  • Knowledge of Jenkins or similar build and continuous integration services.
  • Strong importance place on user experience, and experience with techniques such as user testing
  • Importance places on performance, clean code, test driven development, pair programming, experimentation, continuous delivery and continuous improvement.
  • Worked in an Agile Scrum environment.
  • Committed to the bigger picture of large software ecosystems; you are constantly thinking about the future when building new applications and features.
  • Not afraid to challenge the status quo when necessary, and at the same time respect the opinions presented by your team.
Backend Developer, Software Engineer, Data Engineer, Scala, Java, AWS

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