Lead Java Developer

  • £120,000 - £130,000 plus bonus & share options.
  • London, , United Kingdom
  • Permanent
  • Software Engineering

Location: London (Hybrid, International Travel)
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits + Share Options

The Opportunity:

This is your chance to lead the technical revolution in global payments! We're building a next-generation platform that will reshape industry standards, in collaboration with over 30 financial giants.

You'll Be Leading:

  • The first in-house technical hire for this groundbreaking platform.
  • A team of talented engineers you'll build and mentor locally in London.
  • Day-to-day ownership of the codebase, making key technical decisions for expansion.

Technical Requirements:

  • Guru of Java with a strong grasp of high-availability, low-latency systems.
  • Architecting for scale and performance using AWS, Kafka, and Kubernetes.
  • Deep understanding of event-driven architectures and microservices principles.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A technical leader who thrives in hands-on environments.
  • A strong communicator with the ability to influence senior engineers.
  • Passionate about innovation and shaping the future of payments technology.

This is not your typical leadership role.

We want someone who:

  • Codes with the best of them and stays current with industry trends.
  • Can discuss development practices and make informed technical decisions.

Contact Ciara Clarke at Harrington Starr for details.

Ciara Clarke Principal Consultant

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