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Lead Java Software Engineer - AWS / Spark

  • Location: Central London / City
  • Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, hols, macbook
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Lead Java Software Engineer - AWS / Spark

We are working exclusively with a product development business near London Bridge, that are leading a joint venture exercise with an airline partner, to develop a new SaaS product that will transform a high-wastage area within the sector. The Lead Java Engineer will provide day-to-day guidance over a Squad of Software Engineers developing a Java 8, Spring Boot (micro-services) platform, that will integrate with big data technology, on a AWS (ED2, SQS, etc) platform.

The joint venture is being driven by one of the UK's fastest growing product & data science technology businesses, who have partnered with the worlds largest firm in this niche segment of the airline industry. The platform, will aim to connect their retail products with the global consumers whilst simultaneously improving their merchandising & supply chain, thus reducing wastage through lost sales & excess inventory. As such the platform has an transactional elements, payments features, big data capability and the potential for leveraging machine learning technology.

This is developing a brand new product, so for people that have a desire to work on brand new stuff, but with the financial security of an establish business, this is a great role.

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Experience with Java IDEs such as Eclipse IntelliJ or Netbeans
  • Self-starter with a natural curiosity to learn and develop capabilities
  • Displays energy, drive and stamina
  • Open minded, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations
  • Must be a strong team player

Essential Skills:

  • Proven experience and career development as a Java Developer
  • Experience of leading other developers and / or task allocation
  • Thorough knowledge of Java SDK, Spring Framework and Spring Cloud technologies
  • Spring 3 or Spring 4
  • Spring Boot
  • AWS
  • Micro-Services
  • Spring annotations
  • JPA annotations
  • Linux OS
  • Strong experience with web service integration and development including Rest & SOAP
  • Message broker integration such as ActiveMQ or RabbitMQ
  • Experience using GIT
  • Continuous Integration
  • TDD
  • Relational & non-relational DB experience

Beneficial Skills:

  • Spark
  • MongoDB
  • Elastic Search / SOLR
  • Apache Spark, Pig, HDFS, Yarn, HBase
  • TSQL
  • Hibernate / JPA
  • Experience of containerising applications with Docker
  • Experience of implementing caching solutions e.g Redis

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  • Colin Frontczak
    Java Software Development
    Call:+44 161 828 8140

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