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Top Java Developer Jobs with RecWorks: new opportunities in London

Interested to know what jobs are currently available in the Java ecosystem in London? Or are you ready for a new career challenge? In this post we’re bringing you a taste of the roles RecWorks are currently recruiting for with some very brief highlights of five great jobs…

Mid and Senior Java Developers, up to £100k.

The job is with an established company that develops cutting edge products in the social video space using a combination of lean and agile development practices. They retain a startup culture and recruit ‘software craftsman’ style developers with a genuine enthusiasm for constantly improving both software and software development processes. They are extremely keen on TDD and pair programming too.

One of the unique selling points about the company is the system in which you can spend up to 20% of your time investigating new technologies that interest you. This means that if you attend an event or read about something that grabs your interest, you can investigate it in more detail to see if it would add value.

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Polyglot software engineer, up to £55k plus bonus plus stock options

This job will appeal to software engineers looking for rewarding technical challenges. Fixing e-commerce delivery requires solving difficult technical problems: building unified shipping platforms for diverse customers, iterating fast while providing the best customer experience and dealing with massive volume.

The location is great as the offices are in Shoreditch, right next to Liverpool St and Shoreditch High Street stations for super easy commuting and with with bike racks (and shower!). A stand-out benefit is the possibility for flexible working – there are no set working hours, and you are entitled to work from home 1 day a week.

You can read more and apply here:

 Mid and Senior  Java Developers 40 – 75k

We are recruiting for a trusted leader in facilitating the discovery of relevant knowledge using complex Machine Learning and NLP techniques. They respect user privacy so instead of tracking user behaviour the ads they show are contextually relevant to what the user is already engaging with.

They are looking for two Java developers who genuinely believe in code craftsmanship and have an interest in Machine Learning. You will be given a lot of autonomy to choose your own tools and will work on solving complex challenges around scalability and performance for their low-latency, real-time platform. You’ll be given the opportunity to contribute to architectural design decisions and strategic technical decisions too.

If machine learning and autonomy are important to you, check out the full details:

Senior Java Developers 60k – 85k

A world-renowned payments provider are currently looking for two developers – one Senior and one Principle developer -to help scale a new high-volume, low-latency transactional product whilst delivering new features.

The team test-drive their code and embrace an agile and CD environment with a DevOps culture. The team are agnostic with their stack providing it runs on the JVM and the tools chosen are the best fit for the job! To begin with you’ll predominantly work with Java 8, AngularJS, REST, AWS and there is scope for using Scala for less critical components.

They offer competitive salaries, a 15% bonus, extensive benefits, 35-hour working week, flexible working practices (e.g. 1 remote day per week), training budgets and they run monthly demo / ‘Ship it’ days.

And finally – just added to the RecWorks website this morning (25 April 2017)

Technical Team Lead £60-80k (permanent) + Share Options programme 

Here’s a great opportunity for anyone with some leadership experience and that is looking to develop these skills further with a view to maybe becoming a CTO in the future.

The employer develops real-time predictive maintenance software for fault monitoring and alerting on any assets and infrastructure – currently focused on small and large business in property and housing associations. Their software utilises technologies from the fields of machine learning and data science to monitor data from companies’ vital equipment and environments, learning their normal behaviour patterns with the view of providing advanced warning of future failures thereby minimising potential losses.

They are looking to hire a hands on senior member of the team, ideally someone who has had some technical leadership experience. The main responsibility will be leading the 6 person technical team: encouraging liaison between all technical staff and the wider business, championing best practices (TDD, Pairing, clean coding methods), prioritising technical work whilst also carry out hands on software development in Java8, Scala, Akka, code reviews, releases and testing.

One final thing to mention – this role has a REMOTE working opportunity with bi-weekly travel to London).

Check out the full job requirements and benefits here

We’ve provided links so you can click straight through to full details for roles that appeal to you and from there you can submit your application. Remember though that these jobs represent just a fraction of the opportunities available through RecWorks.

You can see our full job board online.

We’re also happy to look out for jobs for you in specific industries, using specific tech or with specific benefits. Just get in touch through the website or by emailing to tell us what you are looking for and we’ll do the rest.


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