Lead Backend Java Engineer – Manchester – £60k

Our client is a digital marketing company based in the heart of Manchester with over 100 major clients currently relying on their work, sending more than 1 billion API calls a day.

Their systems are cloud native, they make extensive use of Amazon Web Services, allowing them to build better, reliable, scalable software.

Frontend is mostly single page applications, built using AngularJS and modern build processes like Gulp and Sass. They also maintain an open source library of frontend components for their customers to use.

Backend systems are mostly Java using lightweight frameworks like JAX-RS. They combine this with a range of supporting technologies including Cassandra, Solr Cloud, Hadoop and many AWS managed services.

All of this is managed and deployed by devops using technologies like Cloudformation and Puppet.

Our client is looking for a Lead Backend Engineer. Day to day you will manage a team and help design and build cloud Java micro services. They would particularly love you to apply if some of the statements below describe you.

*You have experience as a scrummaster or team lead. Specifically organizing the team, owning the quality of the team’s technical product as well as mentoring and motivating the people you work with
*You have a very strong understanding of Java, object-oriented programming and design patterns
*You have built medium or large Java applications, requiring you to use frameworks like Spring and solve associated problems like dependency injection, configuration and modularization
*You are principled about technology and have opinions about programming and tools
*You care about software architecture
*You believe automated testing is important and that code should be well tested
*You have experience with specific technologies in our stack

If you believe you would be suitable for this role then please call us on 0161 537 7216, or alternatively send over your CV to Tom.Manzoni@AdriaSolutions.co.uk

Lead Backend Java Engineer – Manchester – £60k

Job Reference: SnrBED_1531315490

Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits

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