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

Essentials

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

Technology Used

Primary

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

Secondary

  • NoSQL
  • ElasticSearch

Methodology

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

Requirements

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

Nice-To-Have

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

PROJECT CHALLENGES

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.

COMPANY CULTURE

• 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 applications@recworks.co.uk or call us on 020 7866 8155.

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