Platform Engineer (Java) c£65k + Share Options

Platform Engineer (Java) c£65k + Share Options

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    London, England

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    £55000 - £65000 per annum + share options & ben & bonus

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    Richard Drew

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The North Starr recruitment business are looking to hire a Platform Engineer for one of the worlds most exciting technology companies. This Platform Engineer role will combine the elements of best practice Enterprise Software Development with forward thinking, daily technical innovation.

Our client wil consider candidates at all levels from junior to Mid-level range so please apply if you have some of the main criteria.

As part of a pioneering worldwide technical team you will be tasked with thinking of new & innovative ways of pushing the technical boundaries. You will be working closely with the Silicon Valley technical partners and other worldwide technical teams.

Your key responsibilities will be to deliver complex software application solutions focusing on the design & development of the core services & fabric of the eCommerce system.

Core skills for this role are as follows:

8+ years' experience as a Lead Engineer working on a core platform of an enterprise software platform or high transaction web application

Proficient in (one or more): Java, Spring, Akka, Oracle

Past experience in (one or more) NoSQL DB: Cassandra, CouchBase, MongoDB

Thorough understanding of an ORM,Hibernate

Thorough understanding RESTFUL services

Expertise with highly scalable and reliable applications is a plus and any experience with active-active applications

The ideal candidate for this role will demonstrate the following characteristics and experience:

  • Expertise in the web technologies with proficiency in Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate and Oracle
  • Deep knowledge of OO concepts and design patterns
  • Strong familiarity of deploying large-scale J2EE applications is important
  • Software development based on functional specification and technical design; adhere to development techniques and standards
  • Conceive and document technical design for software in development; adhere to architectural standards and develop designs that consider impact with other aspects of the software and appropriately leverage existing code
  • Produce and review high-level and detailed technical Designs for a range of subject areas (e.g., requirements, data access strategy, business uses and usage)
    * Keep up to date on new technologies and offer analysis of present or future benefit to the business
  • Facilitate design walkthroughs with IT and business staff to validate solutions against business requirements and IT architecture
  • Independently analyse and resolve large, complex, high impact production problems, assessing alternatives as appropriate and implementing long-term solutions
  • Provide direction and mentorship to less experienced staff
  • Leverage technology advances through tactical and strategic technology solutions, reference architectures, frameworks, and components

    Education Bachelors or Masters in a Computer Science or related Engineering field.

This really is a truly exciting opportunity with one of the worlds' leading technical powerhouses. The benefit package is one of the best in the industry and having this client on your CV will go before you throughout your career.

The North Starr team look forward to hearing from you.