Lead Back-End (Java/Scala) Engineer

Recruiter
Cloudwise Solutions Ltd
Location
Richmond
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Senior/Lead Back-End Engineer (Java/Scala, Spring/Hibernate)

Our client is one of the leading e-commerce sites and in the UK with over 15m unique visitors each month and over 10m app downloads. Based out of Richmond, roughly 45 highly motivated engineers are looking after their technology stack.

Are you a skilled engineer who is an expert in all things technical? A preacher of standard methodologies and awesome ideas? A believer in doing the right and delighting twenty million users a month. Are you looking to work in a great team environment?

Our client is helping build new and awesome experiences for people. You will be working in an Agile environment and using a variety of frameworks and tools, you will craft code to solve challenges for users as well as supporting bold business plans.

About You

Are you a skilled engineer who is an expert in all things technical? A preacher of standard methodologies and awesome ideas? A believer in doing the right and delighting twenty million users a month. Are you looking to work in a great team environment?

You will be helping build new and awesome experiences for people. You will be working in an Agile environment and using a variety of frameworks and tools, you will craft code to solve challenges for users as well as supporting bold business plans. We are on a mission to change the way we write code.

We want happy developers who are engaged, continually innovating and using the latest tools and technologies. Our challenge is to move from old technologies to new, whilst continuously innovating and delivering value to millions of people every day. We believe in clean and maintainable code, that is modular and scalable.

You will be part of a multi-functional squad working with UX, product, QA and front end engineers daily. While development is your main focus, you are actively looking to continue your career inspiring, coaching and mentoring your direct reports.

You will be working in an Agile environment, our features go through continuous integration and constantly testing these with our users. Features are not the only thing we change, we are constantly optimising our own technology stacks, seeking optimum performance and continually improving.

Experience using the following:

·Java, Spring, Scala, Akka, Elasticsearch, Postgresql, MongoDB, Redis, Memcached, Hadoop

·Jenkins, JUnit, ScalaTest, TestNG, Mockito, Cucumber

·Coaching mentoring and line management responsibilities of 3-5 engineers in the same skilled discipline as yourself

·Excellent collaboration and communication towards peers and senior business leaders.

·A proven track record of delivering high performant, responsive websites with clean, scalable and testable code at the heart of your technical decisions.

·TDD and BDD approach to development.

·Comfortable providing and receiving constructive criticism while participating in code reviews

·Understanding of the production process and the ability to communicate effectively with other disciplines.

·Experience designing modular, clean and maintainable applications.

oShow us your github repo, side projects open source repositories that you have contributed to. We want people with experience who are still committed to learning and moving things forward.

·Detail oriented and the ability to work systematically whilst driving innovation on our platform.

·Strategic mind-set and approach to collaborate and work in cross functional teams

·Sound communication skills as well as being a great teammate with a positive outlook.

The Company care about people and growing the team, and continually learning and improving - we hold internal and external events such as Tech Talks, Hackathons and Workshops.

You also get other perks such as monthly massages, weekly yoga and pilates classes as well as weekly Bootcamp.

Our office is located by the lovely Richmond riverside. We offer competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and other great options for all our employees.


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