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Groovy Developer / Grails / Java - InsureTech

  • Location: Central London / City
  • Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Groovy Developer / Grails / Java - InsureTech

One of Londons most successful InsureTech businesses are looking for 4 Senior Software Engineers to join their organisation to support continued growth of their business.

For Software Engineers looking to work in a startup environment but with the security of corporate, this position offers the best of both worlds. Our client have developed a disruptive insurance platform, which has been taken up by a number of life insurance business across Europe, North America and in the Asian Pacific region.

The platform is developed using Java 8, with Spring (Core, Boot), DropWizard, Groovy, Grails, RESTful API's, RabbitMQ, JavaScript, Angular.js and HTML5 with CSS3. The client have adopted Agile best practices from the very beginning so TDD and Scrum are firmly in place.

They are looking for experienced Software Engineers that have a track record of developing performant, scalable micro-service architectures using Java. They also working with Groovy and Grails, with this experience a nice-to-have, however experience with other JVM languages like Scala, Kotlin or similar also considered.

Essential Qualifications & Expertise

  • Qualified to degree level (2:1 or above)
  • Excellent, in-depth Java knowledge and experience
  • Experience building and consuming Rest APIs
  • Demonstrable experience of Groovy (other JVM languages considered)
  • Demonstrable experience building internet-facing websites using Grails (other frameworks considered)
  • Experience of planning and implementing solutions using Agile development processes such as SCRUM, TDD
  • A background in building JVM based applications at scale
  • Full stack Java capability
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality products to sometimes challenging timescales
  • Technology stack includes:
    • Groovy
    • Grails
    • Spring Boot
    • RabbitMQ
    • Restful APIs
    • DropWizard
    • AWS
    • AngularJS
    • HTML5, CSS3

Desirable Experience

  • Understanding of insurance industry
  • Demonstrable experience of front-end development using JavaScript frameworks, e.g. JQuery, AngularJS
  • Experience of cloud based development (AWS)

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