Java Developer Southend

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    Southend-On-Sea, Essex

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    Alexandra Holgate

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    8 months ago

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Duration: 6 months
Location: Southend
Rate: £600 per day

Senior technical lead with proven java technology and software architecture experience leading a Java scrum team in delivering microservices based on Java 8 and Java 11 Spring Framework and Spring Boot 2.
The technical lead will be required to analyse functional and non-functional features from the high-level design and solution detailed design and work with the scrum master to build the backlog and plan sprints.

  • The technical lead will lead and provide guidance to all scrum members including Java Devs, QAs, BAs and DevOps to facilitate the delivery of features across all environments including production.
  • The technical lead will be required to produce service design as required by the project.
  • The technical lead will be required to ensure Java software development lifecycle best practices and tools are consistently implemented across the Java scrum team.
  • The technical lead will engage with the delivery solution architect ensuring the features are properly understood to enable the scrum team in it's software development scope.)


  • Java 8 and 11
  • Spring Framework
  • Spring Boot 2.x
  • AWS
  • Linux
  • Jenkin + CI tooling
  • Used Oracle DB in software solutions
  • Used MySQL in software solutions


  • Must have 5 years solid java microservices experience.
  • Must have strong Java knowledge & experience in J2SE 8 or 11 with at least 3 years' experience.
  • Must have proven Java knowledge & experience in Java microservices specifically, Java Spring Boot 2.
  • Have experience of working to and in a Scrum/Kanban environment.
  • Experience of Agile methods will be advantageous.
  • Will have worked on cloud-based solutionsutilisingAWS.
    • Strongreferenceable experience in the following: -
      • Developing using Java 8 or 11 + Spring Boot 2
      • Use of MySQL/Oracle DB within solutions
      • Jira, Confluence
      • Test-Driven Development, BDD and Pair Programming
      • Use of code quality tool e.g. PMD and Checkstyle
  • AWS Associate Architect
  • Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect
  • Oracle Certified Professional Java Developer SE 8 / 11, Java EE 7
  • DevOps within AWS /Azure - Containerisation tools, Ansible, Terraform