API & Integration Solution Lead
Virgin Media
Reading, GB
1d ago

Function : Development Closing Date : 28 / 10 / 2020 Why Virgin Media? We are the future. We understand our people, their lifestyles and we support them no matter what.

We LOVE being different, thinking outside the box and being the best we can be, all the time. What will you be doing? We’re transforming our Digital Experience layer and Middleware Estate and are looking for integration solution leads and middleware developers to help us with this journey.

The roles are responsible for providing development expertise as a member of the integration software development profession tasked with implementing the new Mulesoft integration layer.

Our current middleware is Oracle Fusion which we’re replacing with Mulesoft and containerised Micro services. You’ll need to be able to bridge these two worlds, ideally with a few years of experience in designing and developing integration applications using Mulesoft and Oracle SOA Suite.

The successful candidate will be involved in the design, development, testing, implementation and support of a complex integration solution and management of associated system components.

Are you right for the role? So it’s the moment of truth, right? What are we looking for in the successful candidate? Knowledge & Experience Essential Significant experience of in-house development, predominantly within a Java based development environment, with a good understanding of traditional and agile development / project methodologies.

Strong working knowledge of integration frameworks, specifically; Java Development Understanding of database related technologies and SQL Unit and integration testing with particular emphasis on testing frameworks :

  • JUnit & MUnit
  • Cucumber / JBehave
  • ESB / Mule
  • MQ Strong MuleSoft experience Development experience with Oracle Fusion Middleware (11g / 12c) Products (Weblogic, SOA, OSB) Strong Java Development Background.
  • Strong Integration transformation and ETL based skills. Good knowledge of the Weblogic Application Server is required. Good experience with Weblogic scripting development.

    Good UNIX scripting knowledge Good Understanding of Core Technologies and SOA principles and specifications Aptitude for visualizing, designing and developing software systems based on user requirements.

    Must be organised and possess a well-structured approach Ability to think and work creatively and analytically Desirable : Experience being embedded in agile / feature squads Hands on experience with scripting through tools such as Python, Perl, SOAP, ML, JMS, Ant, VBScript, Power Shell, etc, as well as the use of configuration management tools such as Subversion, and or Hudson a plus Knowledge of Oracle Middleware platforms.

    GraphQL experience. Experience of working within a matrix management environment and a large-scale, complex organization, but also within small teams, would be advantageous.

    Automation and Devops experience. Virgin Media is part of Liberty Global, the world’s biggest cable company. We are delivering the biggest investment in the UK’s digital infrastructure for over a decade.

    Through four multi-award-winning services - Virgin Fibre, Virgin TV, Virgin Mobile and Virgin Phone - we help people access technology to build connections that really matter.

    We are dedicated to nurturing an engaged workforce that represents the diversity of our customers and communities. Read more here.

    Our benefits are your reward for being brilliant. They’re pretty darn spectacular. Just like our people. We’ve put together a package to help you love what you do, at work and at play.

    You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, we provide a company funded Medical Plan as well as a Pension Plan where we will match every pound you put in, up to 10%.

    What's more you'll also benefit from discounts across Virgin Media products and Virgin brands and many other perks on top.

    You can find out about all benefits in full here. Come and be a part of something special. Join us!

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