Java Technical Lead


£650 a day

Up to £650 per day

3-month contract

April 30th start date ideally

This is your chance to work at a digital agency into one of the county's leading media organisations with an excellent reputation for engineering excellence where we have been engaged to replace a legacy system with a suite of Java Micro-services.

It is a great opportunity as the team is small and senior which mean you can still spend the majority of your days coding. We expect this to be an 18-month engagement and it is a developer friendly organisation providing new MacBook Pros, duel monitors and they have monthly tech catch ups so there is real sense of community.

The following technologies feature in the architecture and so experience working with them in the past would be an advantage. In order of priority:

Gatling (performance testing)
Oracle/.Net/MQ/Mule (to understand the legacy systems)

The ideal candidate will have:

A can do positive attitude and is willing to learn new things where necessary
Experience of working in an Agile environment
Experience of working in the media industry
Experience of working in a professional services context
Experience leading a Java development team
Experience with true continuous delivery all the way into production
Been used to reviewing and giving feedback on GitHub pull requests ensuring the code is clean and suitably tested
A first-class honours degree in Computer Science or similar

Posted by Apex Agile ltd, 16 Apr