Senior Java Developer
East Sussex
USD £80000 - 95000 per annum
REF: PM21/11_1575044052
Senior Java Developer
Brighton - Up to £95,000!!

A reputable organisation based in Brighton are seeking a talented Senior Java Developer to be responsible for the analysis, technical design, development, implementation and documentation of IT services for systems.


Full Agile delivery using Scrum & soon SAFe/DevOps practices with LGI IT
Modern working practices and working spaces - Work remotely, Networking tools to enable this
3 Phased Cloud (Azure) transition:
Phase 1 Move key strategic trading platforms to the cloud asap.

Phase 2 - Create new cloud hosted API layer to reduce dependence on Mainframe and iSeries hosted applications.

Phase 3 -Deconstruct Monolith Mid- Tier Websphere Java Applications into Cloud ready Micro services architecture, then move to cloud.

Principal Accountabilities:

Design, develop, maintain, upgrade, document and deploy software components to deliver high quality solutions to our business and their customers
As a Senior Developer you will be expected to lead, mentor, share knowledge and offer technical guidance to less experienced members of the development team and take responsibility for the technical delivery of any assigned developers.
Support all stages of the Software development and deployment lifecycle to ensure smooth delivery including design, build, testing, deployment and warranty.
Assist wherever required with analysis and resolutions of issues in the production environment.
Collaborate with Enterprise , Technical and Solutions Architects, Developers, Product Owners, Scrum masters and other stakeholders on a continual basis throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure high quality, solutions are designed, built and delivered that adhere to architectural principles and processes. .
As a Senior Developer you will be expected to contribute to SAST and DAST initiatives/strategies.
Liaise closely with Third party software and Infrastructure providers to ensure the quality and suitability of their technical design and solutions including non-functional design and development considerations. Review and challenge coding estimates, challenge code design and collaborate with service provider teams to improve the effectiveness and timeliness of their deliveries
Ensure Technical documentation of code and within code is accurate, knowledge is shared and LGI intellectual property is safeguarded.
As a Senior Developer you will be expected to liaise closely with IT management to conceive, own and maintain LGI coding standards/clean coding techniques and principles, develop quality assurance procedures and drive regular reviews and analysis to govern IT policies and coding standards
Ensure security of LGI data and intellectual property is ensured, without exception and drive reviews and quality checks to ensure data security is at the heart of all development that LGI IT undertake
Work closely with Service management during release cycles and refine system metrics to continuously improve user experience and service performance

Skills Required

It is desirable that the applicant have a degree or equivalent qualification in: IT, computer science, business, engineering, Mathematics or Sciences
Candidates without this should have extensive industry experience in a relevant environment.
It is also desirable that the applicant have applicable professional industry standard qualifications: ITIL, PRINCE2, Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)SAFe Agilist (SA)
Candidates without this should have extensive industry experience in a relevant environment.


Technical experience developing E-commerce applications using Java/J2EE and comfortable developing web services/microservices architecture. Additional knowledge of the following is beneficial:
Spring framework (Spring Boot, MVC, Dependency Injection, Data Access)
JDBC, SQL, XML, Junit, LDAP, Active Directory, Eclipse, Subversion, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Javascript, JQuery

Test-Driven / Behaviour-Driven Development methods and frameworks
CI / CT / DevOps Technologies
Full understanding of: applicable database technologies (DB2, Oracle, SQL Server), performance/clustering/scalability concerns, Data Warehousing and reporting (e.g. Business Objects, Ab-initio, SAS) and Enterprise content management products.
Application integration with multiple platforms and data sources (Mainframe, mid-range, SOA, ESB technologies)
Knowledge of repositories, code controls and development tools such as JIRA, Confluence and similar tools
Application and Web Service security, Identity Management and Protocols (e.g. OWASP, WS-Security, SAML, OAuth2, OpenID Connect)
IT infrastructure (SAN technologies, basic networking, Windows, Linux, zOS, Cloud architectures)
Knowledge of or have worked with Cloud technologies. Azure preferred

Working with:
Agile development methodology, SAFe, SCRUM
Waterfall Software development lifecycle


Strong Communication, able to assimilate complex technical concepts rapidly and communicate ideas clearly in both written and verbal format to many stakeholders is essential. The candidate should be Socially articulate and display Intercultural awareness
Adaptability - The role requires analytical, problem solving thinking combined with creative design thinking to develop new solutions
Organisation - Strong time and workload management is essential. This is a Bimodal delivery environment with both Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies in use
Enthusiasm and Able to learn quickly - The IT architecture is complex and shares interfaces to the wider group architecture. A Senior Enterprise Application Designer will be expected to understand this diverse and changing environment in high levels of detail

Within a fast-paced, technology-focused environment this role is sure to be a quick turnaround - so don't miss out!

The client are offering a competitive salary of up to £95k and offer great benefits such as discretionary bonus, private healthcare and more! There will need to be some flexibility with travel between our Hove and Redhill offices.

If you are looking to be part of a friendly, energetic company then please click the 'apply now' function or alternatively please contact Paolo.

Certes Computing (and all of its subsidiary companies) is committed to promoting equality and diversity in its business operations.
29th Nov 2019
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