A Retail Bank is undergoing a major digital revolution and, as part of that, are on a massive recruitment drive in their Development / DevOps teams responsible for delivering and maintaining Personal and Banking mobile applications. These roles are offered on 12 month contracts and have been determined as sitting inside IR35.
The core area of expertise that they are looking for is an expertise in Java Development with a focus on high volume mobile applications (open on industry). You will join the team that provide functionality and connectivity into the core banking systems. These services are developed in Java as microservices and loosely functionally aligned. The services use non-blocking IO and a non-blocking event loop framework to efficiently parallelise customer load across this lightweight service tier. The services are deployed on AWS infrastructure which is managed by this team and utilise a number of AWS services to provide security and application related services.
You will likely come from
Key skills that you will need to apply for this role are:
- Java dev. experience
- Deployment of Java services on AWS
- Experience of the development of mobile applications.
- CI/CD pipeline automation
- Cloud security
- Retail scale load management - pro-active monitoring, capacity management, 24x7 uptime
- Designing for failure
- Enterprise monitoring and alerting tools
Please note that my client would welcome applications outside the core Banking industry where you have developed mobile applications for high volume usage (i.e. online supermarkets, booking websites, FinTech etc.).