Senior Java Developer

Reporting to the Development Manager a Senior Developer has the following responsibilities:

  • Work with analysts, IT professionals and other developers to coordinate large-scale development projects and meet deadlines.
  • Make high-level system design decisions on both legacy application architecture and green-field projects.
  • Under the guidance of the Technical Lead design and develop application architecture that is scalable, reliable, available and manageable.
  • Define interactions between application packages, databases, and middleware systems in terms of functional coverage.
  • Highlight possible technological risks that could hinder the growth and/or operation of the product suite.
  • Mentor Developers to assist them with their learning and personnel development working with the Technical Leads to identify deficiencies in skills.
  • Guide team members in various coding methodologies, patterns & practices, testing practices, and tools that complement the software architecture.
  • Promote Test Driven Development practices within the team, ensuring that Unit Test and Acceptance Tests are implemented to confirm that acceptance criteria (i.e. system behaviours) are met.
  • Work with the Technical Lead to develop deployment strategy and enforce technical standards and tooling.

Qualifications/Certification

  • Degree in CS or related topic
  • OCA/P Examination Passed

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years in a senior developer role.
  • Java 8, Tomcat, AWS (but we will train / certify), InteliJ, (small circa 5%) UI JS and Angular. Junit, Selenium, Cucumber, Go CI/CD (like Jenkins)

Skills / Attributes

  • Programming in Java, working with SQL.
  • Ability to work in a self-organising Agile environment.
  • Understanding of quality development (unit tests, integration tests).
  • Flexibility in working throughout the technology stack.
  • Excellent communication skills throughout the complete development team structure
  • Awareness of the challenges of processing large-scale data sets.

 

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