Lead Java Engineer
Talent Point
London, GB
5d ago

A Technical Lead Java Engineer will lead a team of only Senior; Java, DevOps and QA Engineers from the earliest discovery phases of this project through prototyping, technology selection, architectural design and delivery.

You will be using the latest technologies in the Java world (Java 9 / 10, ElasticSearch, Microservices, oAuth 2) and AWS to build a scalable and fault tolerant microservices platform from scratch to ensure their systems are robust and available to the millions of customers around they have around the world.

As the design authority it will be up to you to make the technical decisions around the specific technology stack and architecture.

You will work heavily with the full AWS suite (likely including serverless) and the technologies that come with this for example Docker, Kubernetes and Terraform.

We are looking for an experience Technical Lead Engineer, used to making decision about tech selection and architecture with prior experience of cloud infrastructure, although we’re fine if this is from any public cloud provider (AWS, Azure or GCP).

You will need a deep knowledge of REST API design and microservice architecture and a good exposure to CI / CD comfortable working with Groovy code inside Jenkins piplines for example and must believe in automation wherever sensible.

Trust me when I say the opportunity is this team is excellent. They have handled some of the largest cloud builds in London (including the largest Azure platform in Europe) and are recognised experts in this space and the DevOps community.

From here there is a clear path up to Principal Engineer where you will have technical oversight of multiple projects at this scale.

You need :

  • Deep knowledge of Java (8+)
  • Microservices & REST APIs
  • Prior experience as a technical lead
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure or GCP)
  • Some knowledge of CI / CD (Jenkins, Docker, Kuberenets etc.)
  • You’ll gain :

  • Microservices + REST API
  • Java 9
  • AWS including serverless
  • ElasticSearch
  • Terraform, puppet / chef
  • 10% bonus
  • £2,000 training budget
  • Clear path to Principal Engineer
  • We expect a big response on this. If this opportunity seems like a great fit please get in touch ASAP to avoid missing out on this great role and a chance to better your career.

    Feel free to contact Valentine at Talent Point directly.

    Talent Point is a Hiring Communications business, working as sole hiring partners with our customer. We’ve ripped up the rules and torn apart the Lead Java Engineer job spec to give you total clarity and visibility, painting a vivid picture (approved twice, both at Line and C-

    level) of the way this company lives, breathes and behaves, and how your role will look over years not months. We present only three applicants for every vacancy so, where we do represent you, you have a very high chance of securing a role with pre-

    booked interview times to plan around, in-depth vacancy details and no delays. Are you ready to seriously invest in your progression?

    Let’s design your future.

    Talent Point is an equal opportunities employer and no terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation or any other class protected by applicable law.

    For information on how Talent Point manages and processes your personal information please see our privacy at talentpoint.co / privacy-policy / .

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