Provide hands-on help with building and designing of microservices-based web applications using diverse frameworks and technologies.
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Salary: Between 50,000 and £55,000
Hours: 37.5 per week Based: Sunningdale, Berkshire (Reading is optional for some candidates)
As the lead developer, you will be expected to provide hands-on help with actual building and designing of microservices-based web applications using diverse frameworks and technologies, such as Java 8 (+Spring frameworks), Node.js, R, JPA, Angular/React and Kubernetes to name a few.
You will also be expected to be a team lead in an agile environment while maintaining engineering excellence, and establish good practices and habits.
Areas of responsibility Rapidly developing POC solutions and new features and building\extending Continuous Integration (CI) pipelines and toolchains.
Ensure software quality through extensive unit, integration, functional, performance and regression testing, with a focus towards QA automation.
Writing product or support documentation.
Regularly conversing with customers to understand product and project requirements.
Maintaining and extending skills by reading and training as well as being prepared to grow into a position whereby new techniques, tools or learnings can be shared with team members.
Desired Skills & Experience
Minimum Requirements 4 years or more in building high availability multi-threaded applications in a microservice architecture, using Java (including Java 8), Spring and Node.js, as well as RESTful APIs supporting multiple versions.
3 years or more of building Windows System solutions using C++, C# in Windows client-server architectures, along with Python integration scripts.
In-depth understanding of the entire software development lifecycle from design to deployment and Object-Oriented programming.
A bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (Math, Physics, or Computer Science/Engineering).
Very good technical English. Core Competency Requirements Extensive experience designing and developing enterprise grade software in Java and Node.js in a microservice architecture. Experience with Kubernetes – advantage.
Experience with Statistical Computing languages such as SAS, Stata or R. Deep understanding and highly experienced in both SQL and NoSQL databases (especially MySQL and MongoDB). Experience with Graph Databases – advantage.
Deep knowledge and ideally experience with development for big-data, statistical data presentation and machine learning. Deep knowledge and ideally experience with microservice orchestration systems, especially Kubernetes.
Highly experienced in working and scripting for AWS services and Dockers technology (any other competing solution is an advantage).
Experience in WinForms and Universal Windows Platform Apps – advantage. Experience with Virtual Machines and provisioning tools (Vagrant, Chef, Puppet or Ansible), as well as VM-based Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and provisioning solutions (such as Citrix and VMware). Experience with JPA and ORM frameworks (e.g. Hibernate) and JMS messaging (ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ or Kafka).
Working in an Agile (Scrum, Kanban) and Test-Driven Development (JUnit, Mockito) environment. Experience working with version control, project configuration and continuous integration tools such as Git, GitFlow, Maven, Jenkins, Sonar, Jira.
Advantages Experience with: Various HashiCorp solutions and DevOps tools. Electron (Atom Shell).
Native mobile technologies.
Modern languages such as Go, Scala and Jython.
Very good understanding and ideally experience with deep learning (DNNs).
Interested in using, and ideally contributing to, open-source frameworks.
Experience in working with or for Silicon Valley and/or Israeli startups. Native Russian speaker – big advantage.
Candidates will need to show evidence of ingenuity and creativity, a logical approach to problem-solving, analytical capabilities, ability to work under pressure and attention to detail.