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Senior Software Developers - Erlang / JVM

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Software Developers - Erlang / JVM

VISA Sponsorship & Relocation packages available - please see conditions below.

I'm looking for a Software Developers with experience of Erlang or Golang and another OO language such as Java, Scala, Groovy, PHP or Ruby to work for a leading technology driven business based in Liverpool.

The client

An established international brand that are growing in prominence in the UK, they are moving their global HQ to Liverpool into an iconic building. They've made a few key hires and are now looking for a number of Software Developers that have worked with Erlang or even Golang, but also languages such as Java, Ruby or PHP.

As the Senior/lead Software Developer, you will be expected to design, develop and install secure and functional software solutions, as well as provide motivation and guidance to the development team. Previous technical leadership or technical project management experience is essential.

Other levels of developer roles will have a significant contribution, working as part of Agile / Scrum teams, contributing to architectural decisions.

You will work with other Developers and Product Managers throughout the software development life cycle and your responsibilities include gathering user requirements, defining system functionality and writing code in various languages. Ultimately, the goal is to design and build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software that complies with coding standards and technical design:

The ideal
candidate will have a passion for technology and software building and be familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) from preliminary system analysis to tests and deployment, working with distributed or concurrent, multi-tiered applications and designing interactive web applications using at least one popular web framework such as Spring. Experience with test-driven development, databases and Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) frameworks (e.g. Hibernate) is also essential.

In addition, you will have ability to adapt to a very diverse and reactive working environment developing software: experience in RDBMS as MySQL, Oracle or Postgres; proficient knowledge in Erlang, Golang, Riak, Scala, Haskell, JavaScript, or another functional programming or hybrid/FP-inspired language is an added advantage; familiarity with RabbitMQ. Kafka, Kubernetes, Docker and building/deploying containerized applications; non-SQL exposure with MongoDB, CouchDB and; frameworks/systems (e.g. AngularJS, Git), to document requirements and specifications and to learn new languages and technologies.


  • Execute full software development life cycle (SDLC)Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to identify requirements and solutions
  • Ideally 12+ months of Erlang or Golang experience
  • Write well-designed, testable code for review
  • Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures
  • Document and maintain software functionality
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
  • Deploy programs and evaluate user feedback
  • Comply with project plans and industry standards
  • Ensure software is updated with latest features

An excellent knowledge of relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate) and micro-services is also desirable and familiarity with Agile development methodologies. Candidates will be detail-oriented and resourcefulness, with an analytical mindset for critical thinking and manage multiple tasks.

NB: applicants requiring Visa sponsorship need to have previous Erlang experience.

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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

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