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  • Sector:

    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £75000.00 - £96000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ryan Harris

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 June 2024

Lead Java Developer | National Security Consultancy | £75,000 - £96,000 + 10% Bonus | London | High Level Security Clearance Required | 2 Stage Interview Process

Yolk Recruitment are working with a leading National Security Consultancy looking for a Java focused Lead Software Engineer to join the London team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading an Agile software engineering team comprising of 5 engineers working on a diverse range of mission critical projects for UK national security focused clients. They require Strong experience in Java programming, building AWS hosted applications, CI / CD pipeline management (Jenkins) & containerisation (Docker / Kubernetes). They require candidates to hold active high level security clearance.

They are based in London & operate hybrid working with 2/3 days per week on-site & the option to work a compressed 9 day fortnight.

What you will be doing:

  • Assume responsibility for team deliverables, collaborating with the Scrum Master to chart a course that fulfills customer needs.
  • Producing clean, scaleable code in Java.
  • Engage across the entire software development lifecycle, from gathering requirements to designing, implementing, testing, and deploying.
  • Foster effective collaboration with diverse teams including product, front-end development, and quality assurance.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior developers, fostering the collective growth of the team.

The experience you will bring to the team:

  • Significant experience in Java programming (exposure to other languages such as Python would be a bonus).
  • Experience leading Agile / Scrum focused development teams.
  • Familiarity with CICD, containerisation, deployment technologies & cloud platforms (Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker, AWS).
  • Proven experience in designing, developing & deploying scalable backend systems.

What you will receive in return:

  • Salary up to £96,000 + £5,000 bonus
  • Up to 10% annual bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexible / hybrid working
  • Opportunity to work a compressed 9 day fortnight

Got your attention?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Ryan Harris at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*

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