Backend Developer

GLobal CTS Ltd
Oxford, UK
25 Jul 2019
04 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Back End Developer Oxford or Birmingham
Outstanding benefits and flexible working

Global CTS are working with excellent company who are looking to expand in two of their offices, they are looking for a Developer to join their Back End Team, this will be a mid-weight position and will be working closely with the tech director and senior developers. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for greater responsibility and the chance to grow!

Data is at the heart of everything they do - lots and lots of data - so the back end IS the company. As the landscape evolves, so must our client - from private beta's with well known cloud providers through to production deployments with some of the busiest messaging applications in transportation - they tend to work at the cutting edge of the big-data world. As the projects grow, so does the workload, so they're looking for a mid-weight software engineer to work under the lead developer as they expand the platform (and the company) into Europe.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Work closely with the tech director and senior developers to help build and deploy our suite of transport related APIs and SDKs
  • Fix issues, make enhancements and solve challenging problems by developing new code and integrating existing clients or 3rd party libraries and services
  • Developing unit and integration tests to ensure our complex systems work as expected and match required behaviour
  • Contributing to the clear documentation of new processes and improvements to existing documentation
  • Creating automated alerts/alarms/dashboards for our critical operational systems
Skills and Experience

You will have an exceptional eye for detail and resilience, scalability and quality all go without saying in everything you do! You'll have experience working as part of a team on an enterprise-level platform. It is vital you hold the following skills:
  • Solid knowledge of Java (Scala experience also useful)
  • Experience with source control (Git preferred), continuous integration, and unit/integration testing and issue management software (Jira ideally)
  • Object-oriented and functional programming concepts
  • Modern architectural design patterns, particularly event-driven and microservice based architectures
  • Experience with 'Big Data' processing / ETL / Stream processing
  • Containerisation (docker experience preferable)

The following skills are desirable but not essential:
  • Commercial experience with Amazon Web Services (Lambda, API Gateway, Kinesis, DynamoDB, S3, EC2, ECS etc)
  • SQL / NoSQL database design (understanding of Graph Database concepts a bonus!)
  • Familiarity with RESTful API design concepts
  • Python/Javascript/shell scripting an advantage

If you feel this is an exciting opportunity for you, please contact us for an informal discussion on 01235 606078.

Global CTS Limited

No terminology used in this job description is intended to discriminate against a person's age, race, religion, gender, marital status, colour, disability or sexual orientation. Each candidate is only assessed on their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job described above.

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