Lead Java Developer

Spring Technology (Corp)
West London
£55000.00 - £60000.00 pa
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
I am currently looking for a Lead Java Developer for a client of mine based in West London. You will be working for a non-ministerial government department (Public Sector)

£55,000 - £60,000

Undertake line management of the developer team, coaching them and taking responsibility for their professional development

Work closely with the Head of Digital Preservation and liaise with key stakeholders, including the Heads of Information Management and Government Transfer and Access, to ensure that the needs of the business and users are met effectively

Develop and promote the use of relevant software development standards to ensure product quality

Undertake production system support, taking ownership of issues through to successful resolution so that the operation / availability of this key system is maintained effectively

* Strong track record in technical development and in delivering complex, production - quality
* Excellent experience of programming in Java
* Experience of development in a Red Hat Enterprise or CentOS Linux environment
* Working knowledge of Test-driven / Agile methodologies
* Effective line management skills with a good track record of developing and motivating
* Highly motivated and able to work independently or as part of a multi-disciplinary team,
maintaining strong working relationships both within an organisation and externally
* Excellent ability to analyse and problem solve, and good organisational skills coupled
with the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy

SC-level Security Clearance or willingness to obtain SC clearance is mandatory for this role.

* Good understanding of Source Control Tools, such as Git
* Experience of continuous integration (Jenkins) / testing methodologies (TDD / BDD).
* Experience of Scala or a desire to learn Scala

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.