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Lead Services Developer

Job Title: Lead Services Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: 55000 - 60000
Contact Name: Nana Bempong
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Job Description

Due to the security requirements of projects undertaken, candidates must be a UK citizen or an EU citizen with Indefinite Leave To Remain.  

Essential Skills: 

• You must have good experience as a Lead Developer on a complex Web-scale project 

• Strong analysis and design concepts, Core Java 8 skills 

• Hands-on experience of: 

o Producing interoperable,  high volume services and components 

o Performance tuning and application profiling 

o Web Services, microservices, NoSQL, API development, internationalisation and translation 

o System integration 

o Secure coding practices including OWASP 

o Logging, monitoring and profiling of Web-scale applications 

• Must have strong skills in 

o Test Driven Development, CI/CD, Pair programming 

o Time and resource estimation 

• A positive mental attitude and a desire to communicate 


Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications: 

• BSc degree in relevant software engineering discipline, equivalent to UK Upper 2nd class honours or above 

• Sun/Oracle Java certification 

• Experience and familiarity with the Apache stack, virtualisation and Cloud technologies, Hadoop and Machine Learning 

• Good understanding of technical architecture and related frameworks 

• Ability to articulate and compare alternatives approaches 

• Ability to draw upon professional concepts to collaborate with others to carry out assigned duties 

• Ability to work with various stakeholders, defining work and managing expectations. 

• Good understanding of DevOps principles, tools and practice 

• Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous deployment