Java Development Team Leader - Contract

  • Salary: £56 - £68 p/h
  • Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom
  • Job Status: Contract
  • Industry: Information Technology
  • Job ID: J888034

JAVA TEAM LEADER (FINANCIAL SERVICES): CONTRACT ROLE WITH AN EXCITING GROWING BUSINESS. RATE £450-550 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS.

The Role

We are presently seeking a Contract Lead Java Developer for our client, an exciting and fast growing name in the financial services sector to be based at their new North West offices within easily commutable distance from Liverpool, Warrington and South Manchester. This key role is required due to the growth of their business and recent acquisitions. This is an exceptional opportunity to be a key part of the operational and IT function of a company that is quite simply taking off.

The Person

Skills & Experience


This person will have hands on experience and skills with Java Software (Java, SQL, Linux) along with leadership ability (technical lead or management) skills.

1. To be involved in whole software development lifecycle from requirement and design to coding & testing
2. Must be comfortable documenting requirements and demonstrating software to users and stakeholders.
3. Must have led staff before. Anticipate team of up to 5 permanent and contract staff on project.
4. Agile experience.
5. Experience with Java is essential and Postgres experience is good. If not Postgres then it is essential to have developed systems with some other serious relational database. In Java domain preferred are Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat and Eclipse – but specific experience of those is not essential.
6. Would be working on a new application being built from the ground up.
7. Experience of automated testing preferred
8. Will need to develop a thorough understanding of data within Banking systems

The Person

- IT or technically related Degree preferred, not essential with strong relevant experience
- We are looking for a self starter, someone career motivated and who can work with minimal supervision.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to delagate and lead a team essential
- Technical leadership capability
- Creative, able to find solutions and grow a team still in its infancy

Is This You?

If you fit the bill as described above do not delay - send your application to us and we will be in touch to discuss within 24 hours. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to be part of a successful, fast growing business with an extremely bright future and huge potential.

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