Senior Lead Java Developer

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Senior Lead Java Developer

Dublin City Centre


€85,000 - €95,000

Ref: E10146NL

Job Description

Dublin City Centre Financial Services client requires a Java Developer for a permanent role with experience developing Java web services and Spring components.

Job Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate will have proven experience in leading development teams, specifically
    developing Java web services and Spring components, with a track record of high quality delivery,
    combined with a keen appetite for all aspects of software engineering.
  • Contributes to the strategic direction for software development across the I.S. Enterprise
  • Ensures requirements and proposed solutions align with technology domains and business area
  • strategic directions.
  • Contributes to/forms the strategic directions for the use of concepts, technologies, languages, patterns, APIs, and frameworks
  • Promotes the use of new I.T. industry standards, processes and practices.
  • Identifies and tests underlying development assumptions
  • Applies due diligence when making decisions under conditions of uncertainty and high pressure.
  • Utilises structured approach to effectively manage project/programme components
  • Plans efforts across multiple business functions to ensure they integrate the needs of the organisation
  • Contributes to long-range strategies and effectively manages risk
  • Contributes to project planning to define activities, resources, timelines and cost estimates.
  • Leads software development teams for specific programmes or projects as required.
  • Mentor, provide direction, and assist with development plans for other members of the software
    development team
  • Delegates authority and empowers others.

Experience Required

  • Experience in leading development of complex software systems that have successfully been
    delivered to customers.
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, Service oriented architectures (SOA) and relational databases.
  • 7+ years Java programming experience with at least 3 years in a team leading role
  • Highly proficient in Java Full Stack Technologies. Track record of delivering high quality, complex technical solutions
  • Knowledge and experience of Spring, Spring Boot and Java EE
  • Experience with applications servers and in particular IBM Websphere
  • Unit and Integration testing (Junit and Mocking)
  • Web services (SOAP and REST)
  • Hibernate, SQL
  • Maven or similar
  • Good knowledge of System Architectures, Software Engineering, and DevOps / Agile practices – experience of Agile Methodologies and operating in agile / scrum based teams
  • Strong competencies in Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, Problem Solving, Working on own Initiative
  • Experience of Team Leading, Balancing Workloads, Performance Management, and Staff
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills – ability to explain complex IT
  • applications in simple user friendly language.
  • Experience working with Business SMEs and Leaders
  • Excellent problem solving skills, and ability to craft effective solutions
  • Excellent team player, collaborative, and supportive
  • Ability to multitask while maintaining a high level of attention to detail.
  • A solution driven, self-starter with commitment and follow through
  • Fluent in English – written and verbal

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of insurance or financial services industry applications and functionality.
  • Experience developing Broker IT / Broker portal solutions for the Insurance Industry
  • Knowledge and experience of Angular, npm, TypeScript, HTML and CSS
  • Experience using JIRA
  • Working knowledge of German language

Educational Requirements

  • 3rd level qualification in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 37.5 hour week
  • Pension
  • Annual Leave
  • Bonus

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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