Java Tech Lead / Team Lead

Location London
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits: + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-90-8
Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: 2022-01-13 00:00:00
Java Tech Lead / Team Lead (remote UK based role) with strong hands-on skills (the role is 75% hands on 25% coaching / leadership), and technically you will be strong with the majority of Java 8 or 11, AWS / Cloud Native, Microservices / Springboot, API's with proven skills in TDD / Clean coding is required by world leading digital agency to work on client centric projects around digital transformation & headless eCommerce / Cloud Native systems to technically lead and line manage a small team of highly skilled Java developers. 

This role will be working remotely from home, but the companies have offices based in London, Manchester and Bristol so proximity to these locations would be useful.

As a Java Tean Lead / Tech Lead you will have skills in the majority of

  • Java 8 or above such as Java 11
  • Microservices and ideally Spring Boot exp
  • Coaching, mentoring, and appraisals / performance management.
  • ideally AWS experience
  • Skills in TDD / CI / CD and working with Agile teams
  • Any experience of Docker / Containers would be desirable
  • Any DevOps experience would be desirable
  • Strong communication skills to work in a distributed team
  • Any experience of ecommerce / headless commerce or transactional web systems would be an advantage

As a Java Software Engineering Team Lead effective software delivery isn’t all about the code, you will also be

  • Technically lead, coach, mentor and provide appraisals / team leadership
  • Participating in workshops to help identify and refine user requirements
  • Writing acceptance tests and understanding Behaviour Driven Development principles
  • Developing responsive web applications and familiarity with the challenges involved
  • Team development in integrated environments using managed source control systems such as Git
Work on a range of projects as a Java Software Engineering Team Lead

  • Headless Commerce / Cloud Native systems
  • Ecommerce platform / order management systems
  • Greenfield and Brownfield projects
  • Digital (Web)/ Big Data/ Platform projects
  • Full Lifecyle development projects from discovery/ inception phase through to delivery
  • Cutting edge technologies with cross functional teams
This is an excellent chance to join a fast growing and world leading company which will offer variety and the chance to work on different project and for world leading clients working remotely. The company are pushing the agenda for Headless Ecommerce, Cloud Native, Opensource and Micro Services working on a variety of complex ecommerce projects so this is a great chance tp flex your skills.  

This role could be suitable for an established Team leader or a Senior Developer who has had some leadership / management experience. The role is expected to be around 70% hands on development and around 30% team leadership.

This is a chance to work within an innvovative, supportive and dynamic organisation. 

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