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Lead Software Engineer (Java)

My client in Taunton are seeking a Senior Software Engineer on a permanent basis.

The Lead Engineer will work as part of an Agile software engineering team, leading the technical aspects of the team's work.

They will be hands-on coding in Java, while ensuring that designs are good and that our software is of the highest quality.

Outside of that Scrum team, they will work with other Lead Engineers, Architects and Product Owners, including the adoption of new tools, frameworks and techniques.

They will also mentor more junior staff and be active in building our engineering community.

As well as having strong core Java skills the ideal candidate will have experience of some of the following: Automated system testing, distributed computing on Hadoop, geospatial technologies or data science.

Tasks, expectations/deliverable

  • Accountable for the quality of deliverables from one or more software engineering teams (source code quality, automated testing, design quality, documentation etc.)
  • Accountable for one or more development teams following standard processes (code reviews, unit testing, ALM processes, source code management etc.) and following our technology baseline.
  • Hands on development in Java.

    Responsible for staying up to date with software engineering best practice and influencing future standard practices.

Full brief of the knowledge, skills and experience


  • An advanced understanding of Java
  • Experience in providing technical leadership including the enforcement of quality practices.
  • Broad knowledge of design principles and patterns, able to lead the design of systems or components
  • A broad range of commercial experience, including crafting good quality code in Java.

The salary on offer is between £41,000 - £44,000 per annum plus benefits.

Although not essential for application, the individual will need to undergo SC Clearance to be eligible to work.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £41k - 44k per year
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Concept Resourcing
  • Contact: Ben Tristram
  • Tel: 0844 800 6600
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 20732
  • Posted: 2016-08-10 16:33:56 -

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