Java Software Engineer Event Driven Renewables Platform

Location Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits: + Bens + Stock
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-68-5
Published: 3 months ago
Startdate: 2021-08-17 00:00:00
Java Software Engineer with proven skills in Java Development and at least one of microservices, distributed systems, event driven systems, messaging systems, multithreaded systems is required by renewable energy tech scale up in Cambridge to work on their ground breaking event driven renewable energy platform build with Java, Spring Boot, AWS, Kafka and Cassandra.
This is a great chance to join a company with strong ethical / green credentials to enabling better control over large scale renewable generation.

The role will offer full time remote working or is Cambridge based and will offer hybrid home / office work. 

As a Java Software Engineer you will have skills in the majority of

  • Proven Java Development for distributed systems or event driven systems or real-time streaming data, multi-threaded or complex Microservices systems etc
  • Strong background in Agile software delivery CD / Continuous Delivery etc
  • Experience of Microservices such as Spring Boot
  • Skills in Kafka, RabbitMQ or Message Brokers
  • MySQL or NoSQL experience
  • Customer facing API’s such as RESTful, JSON for systems integration
  • Data-driven with strong APIs and data integration expertise
  • Containers such as Jenkins or Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience of Python / Data Science would be desirable
  • Experience of React / Typescript would be desirable
Key elements of the role as Java Software Engineer would include

  • Hands on Java Development within a small cross functional product focussed Agile teams
  • Working in an Agile environment with a strong focus on TDD and Continuous Delivery
  • Solving difficult problems and building scalable and resilient systems
  • Work alongside other (cross-platform) developers and designers in a dynamic and creative environment
  • Have the opportunity to explore new technologies and work within a rewarding environment
This is an outstanding chance to flex your technical skills in a role working on cutting edge green energy platform within a growing and dynamic technology team on a product that can make a difference to a real-world problem.

The company is located accessible by car or train or bike and has a great working envirornment and regular company events in normal times.  

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