Senior Java Developer in London · Austin Fraser
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Senior Java Developer | £75,000 | London

Austin Fraser are proud to be working with one of the world's leading media and entertainment groups. This client entertain and reach over 50 million individuals across the UK every week and are committed to making more moments that matter for our audiences, customers and for each other.

They are now looking for a Senior Java Developer to help the commercial technology team develop and maintain the products that drive the commercial revenues at the heart of the buniness. They are facing many exciting and interesting scaling questions, technical challenges and looking at new ways to grow the business. This role will be essential to that success.

Senior Java Developer Description

In the first few months, you would have:

  • Being a role model for good development practice within the team including leading code reviews and making sure other members of the team are building their understanding.
  • Delivered several sophisticated features for the business across multiple components of the system.
  • Taken a leading role in ensuring a reliable production environment and made sure relevant tooling is in place and delivered features could be supervised in case of issues.
  • Partnered with product team members to help set the roadmap for the team.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Developing features for the business and building on the platform architecture to support future features on the roadmap.
  • Leading code reviews and other best practice, including security and performance considerations, to set standards within the team.
  • Drive the agile development process and constantly question where improvements can be made.
  • Mentoring other team members.
  • Encourage a culture of learning within the team.
  • Have an operational mindset and be responsible for maintaining a reliable production environment.

What you will need

The ideal candidate will be proactive and willing to develop and implement innovative solutions, capable of the following:

  • Proven experience of solving complex problems across a whole system.
  • Expertise in good coding disciplines including concurrency.
  • Expertise in Java 8+ , networking/distributed systems, databases and other relevant tooling and libraries. Although this role focuses on Java, we use other languages too so an ability to learn them would be encouraged.
  • Expertise in writing well tested code, accounting for performance, security, maintainability, supportability and other functionality.
  • Demonstrable experience in system architecture and end to end thinking.
  • Proven experience in coaching / mentoring.

Senior Java Developer | £75,000 | London

If you're an experienced Senior Java Developer who likes the sound of this opportunity and you meet the criteria listed, please apply now!

Austin Fraser is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.