Lead Java Engineer

  • £90,000-£100,000 per annum
  • Bristol, England
  • Permanent
Tech Lead – Java Engineer
Financial Services
Hybrid (2 days onsite)
Up to £100k + 30% Bonus + Great Pension/Benefits
I am partnering with my leading Financial Services client who is currently hiring for an exceptional Tech Lead-Java Engineer to join their innovative technology team based in Bristol. You will be passionate about designing and delivering scalable applications and have tangible views on how to best exploit public cloud capabilities. This role will be pivotal in transforming legacy systems into cloud native distributed applications.
Key Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Solving technical problems, working alongside solution architects to define the architectural designs, a view on progressive modernisation.
  • Leading a team of software engineers to make informed design choices to address architectural level concerns like scalability, security, reliability and performance while transitioning to a cloud native based set of applications.
  • Writing modular, well tested web applications that remain easy to maintain as the codebase and business continues to scale.
  • Ensuring software is built in a way which is consistent with - and exploits where possible - the collective frameworks, patterns and practices that exist across the wider Engineering community.
  • Understand and apply industry best practices, foster knowledge sharing to provide solutions for complex business problems where no precedent may exist and ensure implementation of solutions where appropriate.
  • Continuous Full-Stack expertise in software engineering practices and skills to mentoring our more junior team members.
  • Delivering scalable projects and initiatives
  • Solid Java Development skills and the ability to Lead Engineering teams on projects, with the ability to effectively work with multi-disciplinary, internal, and external distributed teams across the project lifecycle.
  • Exceptional full stack engineering expertise
  • Expert in core Full-Stack Java Development
  • Hands-on demonstrable experience in microservice frameworks such as Springboot, micro-front end and micro-service API design, event driven architecture
  • Expert in RESTful APIs and web services
  • Exposure to React / AngularJS frameworks desirable
  • Expert in source code repositories and change management tools, Git.
  • Docker or other containerisation technologies
  • Hands-on implementing and using CI/CD pipelines
  • Agile development practices and test automation (Unit/Integration/E2E testing – Jest/Testing Library/Cucumber/Cypress).
  • DevOps mindset and ability to use tools like Jenkins, Maven, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Solid build processes and release automation (Azure/GCP Pipelines, Nexus).
  • Expert software development life cycle from inception, through build to production.
Ready for an exciting career move as a Tech Lead-Java Engineer in a challenging and rewarding Financial Services environment? If so, do send your CV as soon as possible for a confidential chat.
Allison Stephens Manager Key Accounts

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