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Platform Lead Engineer

City of London, London

£80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits


Were currently partnered with an innovative, established Tech business who are looking to grow their team in London. They are looking to hire a Platform Lead Engineer.

You will be joining an agile team providing worldleading, innovative software to their customers and you will be designing and implementing critical foundation components which encapsulate/implement nonfunctional aspects of a mission critical system.

Someone who is collaborative and who will proactively seek to share knowledge, that has the confidence to speak up when needed and the pragmatism to accept compromise. Youll be given the autonomy to do the best thing, not just the easiest thing, to further drive up quality.

Their engineers love building things, creating new applications, learning new technologies and working with others across all areas of the business to bring brilliant products and features to life.

Youll be responsible for proactively identifying technical debt, where the platform can be optimized, and introduce operational efficiencies. Also, designing and producing performant, scalable, highly transactional software that adheres to functional and nonfunctional requirements, and be able to explain them to both technical and nontechnical stakeholders.

Skills and Requirements as a Platform Lead Engineer

5 years of commercial experience in Java

Have experience working with relational DBs such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL. Ideally NoSQL experience

Have experience developing and designing RESTful API

Ability to choose the right technology for the task at hand, whether it turns out to be the latest framework or an established one

You have a strong knowledge of objectoriented design and development best practices

You have experience with Continuous Integration

You can estimate, prioritize and execute tasks either by pair programming or singlehandedly in a highpressure environment

Bonus points for:

BSc or MSc in Computer Science or related degree from a top university

Experience with performant, highly transactional, serviceoriented platforms

Knowledge of Spring Frameworks including Spring Security, Spring Boot, and Spring Data

Test Driven Development is your bread and butter. Without it, theres just jam

Having a working knowledge of Docker, UNIXbased operating systems, and Microservices

Familiarity with application security, cryptography, and security practices

Having a working knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, UNIXbased operating systems, and Microservices

Experience working with Agile teams or startups

If this Platform Lead Engineer role in th City of London is of interest to you, please call Lewis Hall. If you know someone who may be right for this role, we offer a £200 referral fee for any successful candidate!

To find out more about Computer Futures please visit www.computerfutures.com

Computer Futures, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy Registered office 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom Partnership Number OC387148 England and Wales

Posted 12 days ago

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