Lead Software Developer

Recruiter
Capita Resourcing
Location
Shipley
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lead Software Developer
As a Lead Software Developer you will lead a team of developers building services that have a positive impact upon millions of users. Using agile methods, you will be involved in all elements of development, with a relentless focus on quality and usability. You will be involved in service design, code build, test, maintenance and support. We need a team of flexible, skilled developers with a love of web technology to realise our digital objectives.
As a Lead Software Developer you will:

* Mentor and coach less experienced developers
* See software development as a craft, and believe you can help your team continually improve
* Write well structured, beautiful and effective code and help your team do the same
* See unit testing as essential, not an afterthought
* Release code to millions of users multiple times a sprint
* Be proud of your work and confident it will perform at scale
* Pair daily with like-minded and highly skilled professionals
* Be exposed to our platform architecture and learn why we practice DevOps
* Assist in architecting systems and applications
* Be a full part of an agile team

You need to be skilled at :

* Scala, with an appreciation of its functional capabilities.
* A modern MVC framework (Play, Vert.x, Rails, ASP.NET MVC, Spring MVC)
* Test Driven Development (TDD) (we take this seriously)
* Git
* Linux (the command line is your friend)

Tools and technologies that we use currently (and you'll need to use too):

* Scala
* Play
* Microservices
* Cucumber
* JavaScript

We'd like you to be excited about:

* Code quality
* All aspects of automated testing
* Build pipelines
* Non-blocking IO
* Monads

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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