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Lead Java Developer

We are searching for an experienced and talented Lead Java Developer for our software engineering client based in Somerset.

You will use Agile & Scrum methodologies to develop and deliver critical Java based software for desktop, web and mobile clients.

You will have responsibility for producing high quality code and software that adheres to our client's high standards, working as part of a significant software engineering team, leading the technical aspects of each project within a Scrum and Agile environment.

To be successful in this role you will be required to work closely with other Lead Engineers/Developers, Architects and Product Owners, helping to shape the future of software engineering and development within the organisation.

You will also be responsible for mentoring and coaching more junior developers.

To be considered for this position you MUST have very strong core Java skills and any experience in a mixture of some of the following would be a bonus but is not essential;

- Automated Systems Testing
- Distributed Computing on Hadoop
- Data Science or Geospatial Technologies

You will be accountable for one or more software development teams taking responsibility for source code quality, automated testing, unit testing, design quality, documentation, code reviews, application lifecycle management (ALM), source code management and development best practice.

Please note, this is a hands-on role, you will be leading by example, writing code and being responsible for staying up-to-date with current trends and developments within the software engineering community.

Ideal candidates will be excellent communicators with advanced understanding of Java; you will be experienced in leading technical teams, you will have a broad knowledge and understanding of design patterns and principles.

Java Developer, Software Engineer, Agile, Desktop Application, Web Applications, Mobile Applications, Testing, Test Automation, Continuous Delivery, ALM, Hadoop, Data Science & Design Patterns.

Please forward me your application and CV in word format and I will call you to discuss the vacancy and client in detail.

Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.

No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Bowerford Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.