Senior Java Developer

London, UK

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a permanent Senior Java Developer for a leading Financial Services company in London.

A Lead Software Engineer should have the ability to deliver high-quality work on time in a high-energy environment while collaborating and brainstorming with other developers in a dynamic team environment. A combination of strong planning, organization, time management skills, and handling multiple projects are key. A Lead Software Engineer will also contribute to the maintenance and support of production systems as necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience;
  • 7 to 10 years of software development experience using Java;
  • Tech stack environment: Java 8, Spring Framework, Elastic Search, Hibernate/JPA, ActiveMQ/RabbitMQ, JDBC/SQL, Oracle JavaScript, DOJO Toolkit, HTML/CSS;
  • Experience using Agile Methodologies primarily Scrum;
  • Expert-level on Java skills and design, including significant knowledge of core libraries and common design patterns;
  • Mature leadership skills with a track record of mentoring teammates and background in setting project goals and delegating tasks;
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize work effectively;
  • Ability for writing clean code that is easy to understand;
  • Expertise using OO and JEE design patters and software development methodologies;
  • Able to provide technical guidance and oversight to a team of 5-8 developers and testers in offshore;
  • Customer first approach to software development;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (ability to communicate effectively with technical staff, Business Analysts, management, and business team members).

Nice to have

  • Server Side programming technologies including Java and Spring;
  • Able to manage code and changes in a team environment to include experience with source control utilities, such as Git;
  • Strong troubleshooting and debugging experience;
  • Comfortable leading design discussions in addition to hands-on development;
  • Experience working and interacting with a geographically and culturally diverse team;
  • Able to mentor Junior Developers and translate requirements from business partners;
  • Web technologies: JavaScript, CSS and HTML 5;
  • Experience in XML processing and transformations (XPath, XSLT, etc.).