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Java / Kotlin developer (Ref:2911) – Mid-Level and Senior – £50-80K


  • Job Title
  • Java / Kotlin Developer
  • Location
  • London
  • Salary
  • £50,000-80,000
  • Type
  • Permanent
  • Work From Home
  • Part

Technology Used


  • Kotlin
  • Java 8
  • Postgres
  • Microservices
  • Cloud Foundary


  • NoSQL
  • ElasticSearch


  • Agile
  • XP (80% of the time)
  • ScrumBan
  • TDD
  • CI / CD
  • Trunk-based development


Must Have

  • Very strong with Java or Scala
  • TDD mindset
  • Prefer Trunk-based over feature-based
  • Agile
  • Happy to pair 80% of the time
  • Opinionated but diplomatic


  • CI and Continuous Delivery exposure
  • Microservices
  • Cloud Foundary
  • SQL, Relational and Non-Relational DB
  • ElasticSearch


To role would involve building highly distributed content-acquisition applications that will be used by millions of people, daily. As this is a fairly new project you will the chance to make a big impact and influence key technical decisions. The team has the autonomy to pick their hours and choice of tools but in recent times they have typically been working with: Java, Kotlin, Postgres, various NoSQL databases, ElasticSearch, Cloud Foundry and Microservices.


• They are a global publisher who are seeking several JVM software engineers who value autonomy, enjoy solving complex problems, thrive in agile teams and want to test-drive their code, properly.
• All their software is built an in iterative, incremental manner, so you’ll be able to see new work go live sometimes immediately – to millions of visitors around the globe.
• They favour trunk-based development over feature branches
• Champion an agile and XP approach to software development, maintaining a high quality codebase with good test coverage and ruthless refactoring.
• All teams are given an internal CloudFoundry environment, and a continuous delivery toolchain to help new projects go live quicker with few lines of metadata.
• All teams are given a lot of autonomy to pick their tools and are trusted to deliver.

• They offer flexible hours and one remote day per week.
• They also allow 10% of time to spent on personal projects and provide a generous budget for training and conference tickets.

If you like the sound of this role, we’d love to hear from you. You can send your CV to or call us on 020 7866 8155.

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