Java Engineering Team Lead

Networking People Limited
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


As part of a major growth strategy my client is looking for an experienced Java Engineering Team Lead within their engineering function.

You will provide strong leadership as well technical insight on a variety of new and existing projects within the core engineering function as they begin to embark on a high-profile transformation from a Java and Oracle based legacy platform to a highly scalable microservices architecture

Managing a team of software engineers, you will champion the writing of fast, reliable and clean code. Working alongside product, design, DevOps and QA teams to support the whole development lifecycle.


  • Manage a small team of Java Engineers through the re-architecture of a monolith platform to microservices
  • Work alongside Product to deliver the best technical solution to complex problems
  • Support the QA and Test Manager and Test Engineers in finding and fixing faults and improving the overall quality of code
  • Work with Tech DevOps team to introduce new build and deployment methods and tools that enhance efficiency of engineering teams
  • Contribution to wider strategic technical decisions of the technical leadership
  • Championing quality and robust systems development
  • Help us grow the team by acting as a champion of Kobalt within the wider engineering community

Skills Required

  • A proven track record of leading highly skilled, product lead teams
  • Expert knowledge of Java preferably within a microservices architecture
  • Experience with databases and SQL (We use Oracle)
  • Knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure - we use AWS
  • A strong curiosity and a willingness to always be learning
  • Experience of Git source control systems
  • Experience of creating automated tests
  • Experience introducing Continuous Deployment into a complex technical environment

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