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UK | Development Back End_SSC_L4

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Croydon, Surrey
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 24/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH90795


Description: Job Description: Big Data Developer
Role: Big Data Java Developer
Location: Croydon
Profile: Java 8 developer who can write code to integrate with HadoopClearance: SC Clearance
Day rate: Up to £700 dependant on relevant experience


Purpose:
The DSAB programme is developing a new digital platform to help the UK Border Force secure the UK Border, as well as integrating with other UK Government programmes to realise the "One Government at the Border" initiative. To help deliver this extensive and challenging programme, a number of skilled developers are required to design, develop and deliver multiple services and user interfaces, deployed upon a secure cloud environment running a distributed big data platform.

The programme follows all Agile principles, with regular releases, daily stand-ups, showcases to the team and business, retrospectives, planning and pre-planning.

The programme requires that all developers be cleared to SC level.
Key responsibilities
* Technical point of authority and advocate of high quality, maintainable software and systems.
* Hands on system development and support

Required skills
The following software development skills are required:
* Integration with Hadoop (HDFS, HBase, Kafka)
* Solr
* Real time data processing
* Java 8
* Kerberos
* Spring / Spring Boot and spring data rest
* Microservices architecture
* TDD, BDD (specifically Cucumber)
* GitHub / GitLab, use of branching and merging strategies
* Clean code

Desirable skills

Exposure to the following techniques, tools and platforms are desirable:
* Enterprise Integration Patterns
* Kubernetes
* Docker
* Linux
* IntelliJ
* JIRA
* Confluence

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