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Lead Java Developer


Salary: £60k - 70k per year + Bonus + Brilliant Benefits

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 16-11-2017

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Surrey, England

Lead Java Developer

Our award winning client, who work with the biggest name brands in their industry, is looking for an experienced Lead Java Developer to join their team based in Surrey on a permanent basis. The Lead Java Developer will be joining a company that take huge pride in their working culture, encouraging employees to be themselves and to excel and grow your career with them!

This position will be working with a small existing team responsible for building next generation systems to support the their industry. The Lead Java Developer will be a well-rounded professional who has the ability to work independently, often directly with users, to design and develop enterprise grade systems.

Lead Java Developer – Key Skills:

* Substantial IT experience including Architecting, Designing and Developing robust Enterprise systems.

* Demonstrable experience leading development of web-based applications using J2EE Technologies.

* Expertise in building Java-based frameworks and solutions.

* Experience in SmartGWT or other AJAX UI frameworks.

* Experience with XML, Web Services and SOAP.

* Development experience in UNIX or Linux environments.

* Experience with distributed, scalable processing systems.

* Ability to track, recommend, and implement resolutions to issues.

* Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop, inspire, and motivate team to accomplish objectives.

* Ability to build good relationships with peers, business partners, and clients.

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Lead Java Developer – Responsibilities:

* Design and development of Enterprise grade applications.

* Day-to-day work will include liaising directly with a range of different contacts from both the commercial and technology teams to deliver solutions.

* Maintain, enforce and contribute to common conventions, standards, and technologies across the business and the wider enterprise.

* Establish strong relationships with key leaders from other teams and demonstrate credibility, empathy and expertise on business and technical issues.

* Provide technical leadership to project activities to ensure solutions are delivered accurately and on-time.

* Help to translate business goals into appropriate strategies and technical stories.

* Supporting design and development activities within the overall technical environment; assist in the definition and management of standards, guidelines and processes for related data, systems and application development.

* Champion good development methodology.

* Ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical people.

Lead Java Developer – Benefits:

* Bonus, up to 10% (realistic)

* Employer Contributory Pension: Contributions start at 3%

* Annual Leave – 25 days

* Private Medical with AXA PPP: Personal & dependent cover

* Life assurance at 4 x salary

* Childcare Vouchers (V)

* A range of local discounts

Lead Java Developer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

Proactive Appointments Limited operates as an employment agency and employment business and is an equal opportunities organisation

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