Java Tech Lead

Location: Blackpool Salary:
Sector: Web Development Type: Contract

Java Tech Lead - Blackpool - 6 Month Contract up to £560 per day- 1 Day Remote Working

The Project

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary agile delivery team, who are conducting a service redesign of the Benefits eco-systems. Focusing on the user needs of citizens and operational staff to delivery this service through the Alpha and Beta phases. Work must follow GDS Service Manual guidance and be in line with Digital Service Standard and Technology Code of Practice.

The team is multi-disciplinary combining software engineering, user experience design, user research, QA & WebOps (among others).

Technical Stack for Project

These technology choices may evolve as the project commences.

  • SpringBoot
  • Java 8
  • Linux
  • AWS
  • PostgresSQL

The ' must haves'

  • Being effective in software delivery isn't only about the code, we'll be looking to see good experience and awareness across many of the following areas:
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams using Scrum and/or Kanban
  • Experience in participating in workshops to identify and define user requirements
  • Experience in writing acceptance tests and understanding Behavior Driven Development principles
  • Experience of developing highly interactive websites and familiarity with the challenges involved
  • Experience of team development in integrated environments using managed source control systems such as Git
  • Possess a good understanding of different software architectures
  • Proven experience working in projects where Test Driven Development, pair programming and refactoring principles were applied
  • Knowledge of Software/ Enterprise Design Patterns
  • Experience with development infrastructure and tools (revision control, bug tracking, wiki)

I am currently shortlisting candidates for this project and interviews are available from next week.

Please reply with an updated CV in the first instance.

Java Tech Lead - Blackpool - 6 Month Contract up to £560 per day- 1 Day Remote Working

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