Technical Team Lead (JAVA Development)

Job Category:
Software Developer/Engineer, RDBMS / Oracle SAP SQL
Job Type:
Level of IT Experience:
5-10 Years
United Kingdom
City of London
Salary Description:
Allen Recruitment
Job Ref:

Technical Team Lead (Java Development)

London City Centre (Close to London Bridge)
Excellent salary and benefits package (including bonus)

Job Reference: BBBH10734

Allen Recruitment are assisting a leading international financial services company which is growing its inhouse Software Development team. Right now, they wish to recruit a number of experienced Full Stack Java Developers and a Technical Team Lead to work on designing, developing and maintaining a number of critical software applications.

Reporting in a Development Manager, the Technical Team Lead will be responsible for:

* Provide strong technical leadership to teams of developers at all levels
* Manage, coach and develop direct reports to achieve company, departmental and individual goals and objectives
* Take ownership of the build of business-critical work-streams
* Responsible for the delivery of consistent, high quality, testable code by the team(s) being led
* Liaise with Product Owners, other technical teams, business stakeholders and IT managers as required to achieve success
* Actively contribute to strategic architectural decisions and ensure delivered software supports our architectural goals
* Work with the Development Manager and peers to optimise development processes
* Implement effective Agile processes that deliver quality and efficiency within the company-wide Agile framework
* Build and maintain high-quality software using TDD (Test Driven Development) / Agile methodologies in both D2C and B2B websites, targeting mobile and desktop platforms
* Ensure software is built in a standard, consistent manner by creating and maintaining automated tests as part of TDD, following development procedures, style guides etc.
* Documentation relate to the systems delivered

Qualifications and Skills:

* Degree level (2:1 or above)
* Demonstrable experience of effective team leadership and management in a fast-paced Agile environment
* In-depth understanding of Agile estimation and planning techniques to manage sprint and release delivery expectations
* Confident, effective written and verbal communicator with business customers at all levels, including Senior Management
* Ability to understand business problem domains and translate into appropriate technical solutions
* Excellent full-stack Java knowledge and experience
* Demonstrable experience building secure Internet-facing websites
* A background in building JVM based applications at scale
* Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality products to sometimes challenging timescales

Technology stack:

* Java
* Groovy (other JVM's desirable)
* Grails (other Frameworks considered)
* Spring Boot
* RabbitMQ
* Restful APIs
* DropWizard
* AngularJS

Desirable Experience (Not Essential):

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

Interested in these opportunities?

Submit your CV today!

Contact Details:
Allen Recruitment
Tel: 016694055
Contact: Phil Finane

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