Contract Senior Java Developer - Kafka - London - Media Platform


£500 - £600 a day

Senior Java Developer / Kafka / TDD / London / Contract

A global media organisation, based in Central London, is looking to hire a Senior Java Developer to join an inflight project in need of some Kafka expertise. As one of the industry leaders in the media sector they have become dominant in their market, through product evolution and the scalability of the existing technology and infrastructure. Following an assessment of their current technology and architecture they are kicking off a major new workstream to build a new platform which powers a major part of their business.

As Senior Java Developer you will play a pivotal role in the platform build, embedding yourself in to a cross functional engineering team where your time will be split between understanding the current platform capability and new platform development. You will use your depth of experience with Kafka to unleash their data capability by using real-time data feeds that will transform and display data in an industry leading format.

As Contract Senior Developer you will have the following:

Strong Java Development experience
Commercial Kafka in multiple projects
Cloud deployment to AWS
Modern microservices approach
A focus on software engineering best practice
Coaching and development of developers & teams
Believer of XP & Lean

This is a challenging but hugely rewarding opportunity for a Contract Senior Java Developer with Kafka experience to join a dominant player in the media industry who are kicking off a major overhaul of a major business critical platform. Due to your passion for engineering best practice and your experience of data pipelines, particularly with Kafka, your expertise will be welcomed to the project.

Rate: £500- £600 per day

Duration: 6 Months

Senior Java Developer / Kafka / TDD / London / Contract

Posted by Formula Recruitment Limited, 09 Feb