Your opportunity Be a part of creative team to enable us to build greater digital solutions.
We have a diverse practice of over 1800 practitioners working across the UK on challenging engagements across a wide portfolio of clients. Our breadth and depth of technical capabilities enable us to be both trusted advisors and implementation partners.
You are responsible not just for the impact you make with your own work, but also for your wider impact on others, for example by leading small teams, inspiring people, taking greater responsibility for the quality and architecture of the solution, and/or building productive client relationships. You will also start to play a bigger role in the practice and our internal community.
Some of the areas we are looking at currently are:
Native and Hybrid Mobile App Development
Alternative JVM Languages and frameworks
Micro-services and cloud native design
Container based architecture
Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break? For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.
Business Operations Want to work with the latest technologies, as part of a team helping international organisations transform their core business capabilities? Whether you're working with on-premise systems, Cloud technology, or custom-developed solutions (to name just a few), your expertise will help clients deliver continuous improvement and innovation, from initial design right through to implementation and optimization.
Your role Reporting to the Senior Manager/Director, the Java Lead Engineer is focused on developing solutions that meet the business requirements. The Java Delivery Architect works closely with multiple stakeholders, including the Delivery Lead, Solution Architects, Business Analysts, Senior Developers and Testers across the project lifecycle to develop solutions. They provide technical direction to Developers and quality assurance of deliverables. They will manage a team of cross-functional technologists and be responsible for their growth and development. As a Java Lead Engineer, you will have responsibility for:
Developing solutions that meet business requirements
Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.
Working closely with multiple stakeholders across the project lifecycle, including:
Liaising with Business Analysts to understand business requirements and with Solution Architects on functional and technical designs
Supporting the Delivery Lead / Project Manager with scoping and estimation of development efforts
Working collaboratively with test teams during the Product test and UAT phases to fix assigned bugs
Providing technical direction to Developers
Developing program specifications and detailed design documents.
Developing programs using software including JAVA technologies.
Coding, testing and debugging complex applications programs.
Enforcing coding standards and performing code reviews.
Quality assurance, including ensuring quality of coded components by performing thorough unit testing.
Providing primary support for assigned systems and applications; providing backup support for other systems as needed.
Working independently with limited support, while aligned to weekly and daily agile governance (weekly sprints, reporting)
Managing cross-functional technologists
Senior stakeholder management
Making considered decisions on the use of appropriate technologies
Your work, your choice At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.
Location: You will be based in a Deloitte London office, however travel will be required for client based projects. Whilst some clients are London based, we do spend time on site with regional and international clients. We specify full mobility for our consulting roles but we make arrangements respectfully, there may be some opportunity for working from home depending on client demands.
Work pattern: This is a permanent opportunity. The role can be worked on a full-time basis.
Your professional experience Technical Requirements:
Academic qualification in a computer science or STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) related field or the foreign equivalent
At least 5+ years of commercial hands-on experience in JVM language (Java/Scala/Kotlin, preferably Java 8+)
Experience in modern software development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
Experience in micro-service development tooling such as Spring Boot
Experience with container tooling such as Docker
Experience with container orchestration tooling such as Kubernetes
Understanding of relational and no-SQL databases
Understanding of security frameworks (JAAS, Spring Security, SSL, TLS, HTTPS, etc.)
Understanding of modern Java build tools such as Maven or Gradle
Understanding of distributed systems and cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure, etc.)
Understanding of data streaming and processing frameworks (Kafka, Spark, etc.)
Knowledge of Linux/Unix environments
Previous professional experience in designing complex Java solutions with integration technologies
Experience of managing a team and senior stakeholder management skills
Internal or external consultancy experience.
Technical university degree
Experience implementing large-scale custom development integration projects
Experience in other server-side languages such as NodeJS, Python, and/or PHP
Experience with DevOps
Experience with database design
Experience with creating responsive design, Performance tuning, Automated Build and deployment
Demonstrated understanding of tool based modernization, including code analysis, code conversion and automated testing tools
A strong desire to work hands-on with application code and perform deep levels of analysis to troubleshoot outcomes and recommend resolution
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