Platform Tech Lead - Java

Technical Java Lead – eCommerce, NoSQL, Spring, Java 8

International Technology and eCommerce – London
£70,000 - £92,000 + benefits + up to 40% bonus

North Starr are pleased to be working with a leader in the technology sector, who are looking to appoint an experienced Java Software Engineer to work as part of a collaborative, international team on the delivery of innovative and scalable ecommerce solutions.

As an experienced Java Engineer, you will be working with a range of technologies including Java, NoSQL (Cassandra), Spring, Git and several others. You will take an active involvement in the overall deployment and delivery from design and implementation of very large-scale web and eComm projects, in addition to helping mentor and develop more junior members of the team.

Leading a team of 3-5, reporting into the Platform Engineering Manager you will be hands on and leading a team to deliver:

  • Ensure the ongoing stability of the company eCommerce platforms and plan & execute bug fixes and overcome usability issues
  • Have an active input into additional functionalities and the planning of the delivery of these functionalities
  • Working with different business stakeholder to understand what is working well and what isn’t and providing feedback on the best course of action
  • Working with the more Junior members of the team, you will help with their development and exposure to other technologies and more advanced use of current technologies

Key requirements

  • Experience of leading a team and managing the entire SDLC, ensuring your team hits all of their deliverables within the time scale given
  • Advanced understanding and use of Java 8 is key for success in this role, with strong hands on knowledge of Spring, Spring MVC, Cassandra and Git (or equivalent)
  • The ability to work, communicate and influence upwards into a large, international team
  • This is an agile role, but would also suit someone who has experience of the waterfall model for larger project elements

Technical Java Lead – eCommerce, NoSQL, Spring, Java 8    

Please contact Kevin Kelly at North Starr for more information