Lead Java Developer - London/Sofia

Location Sofia or London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Reference 30488

My Client in the iGaming industry is looking for a Lead Java Developer to join their team either in their London or Sofia based office.

You will work within the Java team and be involved in all aspects of Java development. This will involve working with technical colleagues, project managers and business owners to develop and maintain a multi-tier platform. Successful candidates are expected to take ownership of development tasks and provide estimates and documentation for the chosen solution. Support will form part of the responsibilities and will involve liaising with internal personnel to help investigate and resolve issues.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Working with project managers, business owners, and external customers to implement new projects and functionality in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Taking lead development roles on projects, including making architectural decisions, and taking responsibility for the full development lifecycle
  • Managing, supporting, and training other Java Developers
  • Maintenance of existing code including bug fixes and optimisations
  • Identifying root cause of incidents to improve operational efficiency and deliver suitable solutions
  • Enhancing our back-office tools, including identifying and implementing enhancements for teams such as Customer Services and Account Management as well as development
  • Documenting developed solutions

 

Essential Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience Java (preferably Java 8)
  • Clean coding methodologies (SOLID, YAGNI)
  • Spring MVC, Spring Boot
  • Extensive experience with REST
  • Good understanding of microservices architecture and DDD (Domain Driven Design)
  • Unit testing frameworks (Junit, Mockito)
  • Git
  • Maven
  • Jenkins
  • SQL
  • Excellent leadership and previous people management skills

 

Desirable Skills:

  • Event driven architectures based in RabbitMQ or Kafka
  • NoSQL (Cassandra/Mongo)
  • In-memory caches (Redis, Hazelcast)
  • BDD Concepts
  • Performance monitoring and tuning
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