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SC Cleared Java Development Engineer in City of London, London



City of London, London





Development Engineer
Location: Hybrid/London
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000

Our client is looking for a Developer in the Java/Microservices/AWS space to join a growing practice.

What you'll be doing:
You will be part of an agile team contributing to the build of digital products, developing new and enhancing existing software components.

Your primary role is to develop clean code, adhering to SOLID principles that is well tested, performant and maintainable. They should adhere to the agreed development lifecycle, frameworks and quality criteria and collaborate readily with other agile delivery team members to enable the right outcome for the customer. This includes, working with Quality Assurance to support test automation, DevOps engineers to support security, configurability and smooth code deployment, plus pairing with other team members / new colleagues to assist with knowledge transfer, on boarding and pair coding / code reviews.

In this role, you will be primarily responsible for:

* Delivery of high-quality development work results (structure, content, form)
* Integrating the application front-end services (with a basic understanding of web front-end technologies)
* Managing the exchange of data between different backend services (owned by separate development teams) and front-end application and third party API integration
* Development of all server-side logic, working with BA and Quality Assurance to ensure business logic is implemented as required and fully testable
* Introducing and owning technical user stories for integration and service optimisation
* Documenting solutions through flowcharts, diagrams, code comments, clear code and via Confluence / knowledge base articles
* Ensuring compliance with quality guidelines (Unit Tests, Code Quality, Test Driven Development)
* Addressing non-functional requirements and operational/support-relevant topics during conception and implementation (e.g. logging, capacity / performance management, monitoring and distributed tracing / debugging)
* End-to-end thinking during development - supporting and improving releases from test to integration and production environments
* Proactive skill and artefact building with regards assessing and adopting new technologies
* Presentation and demonstration of concepts and services via show-and-tell demos, tech-talks and taking part in direct user feedback and evaluation sessions
* Providing and collaborating to produce development work estimates
* Following agile software development lifecycles, but maintaining foresight to reduce tech debt where possible and not at the cost of good documentation, test automation and non-functional considerations
* Working under pressure and at pace when required to meet urgent client needs.

What experience you'll bring:

In order to be successful in this role, you will have proven experience in and a solid understanding of most of the following:
* Delivering integration micro-service patterns using Java Spring Boot
* Applying SOLID principles and creating clean code
* Experience working with streaming data (e.g. Apache Kafka) and AWS native messaging/streaming features
* API specification/design and documentation
* Working with SQL and NoSQL data sources such as Postgres and Mongo

* Experience with DevOps tooling and application hosting services such as:
* Jenkins, Drone, AWS CodeCommit / Pipeline / Deploy
* Atlassian stack, Azure DevOps / Docker / Kubernetes / Function as a Service deployments
* Broader AWS knowledge (e.g. S3, KMS, EKS)
* Great attention to detail, organisational skills and a keen analytical mind
* Experience with front-end JavaScript frameworks, such as React
* Proven delivery success in large scale development projects (including, for example, enterprise integration patterns, high assurance / secure services, high throughput / availability non-functional demands)
* Demonstrable collaborative team working and taking ownership of delivery commitments and addressing challenges

Education and Experience
* SC Cleared
* Experienced in consulting and ability to cope with pressured environments.
* Ideally Public Sector/Central Government experience
* Proven experience as Microservices Developer
* Ideally AWS or Kubernetes Application Developer Certified


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 123354_1713448263
Date posted 24 April 2024

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