Senior Java/Kotlin Engineer

Task details
Posted on ožu. 28., 2022
Accepting applications
$5800.00 per month (Negotiable)
Full Time
Skills Required
  • Full Stack Development
  • Mobile App Development
  • Mobile Design
  • Software Dev, Data & Web - Other

The Client: rapidly growing UK company within the FinTech domain. The main active focus is on its own digital platform for financial consulting, wealth management, reporting and analytics. 
As the team is growing, we are looking for a Senior Java/Kotlin Developer.

In this role you will be responsible for the design and implementation of the event-driven microservices architecture, bringing the responsiveness, efficiency, scalability, robustness and security of the system up to the next level.

Main Responsibilities
• Take the ownership of core system services, continuously improve the quality of the services by refactoring the architectural design and applying state-of-the-art technologies
• Establish and promote best practices in terms of the software lifecycle and QA, develop software solutions in key business areas.
• Contribute to the technical roadmap and bridge existing gaps by bringing on board extensive knowledge and skills on Cloud-native event-driven microservice architecture
• Collaborate with Product and Data teams to streamline the existing business processes and data flows
• Collaboration with the Head of DevOps to consolidate the existing software infrastructure and CI/CD pipelines
• Document, demonstrate and disseminate solutions by technical reports, diagrams, and blogs/vlogs
• Support and develop junior and mid-level software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities (20% of the working load)

Experience Required

• 7+ years of experience as a professional software engineer using Kotlin or Java programming language
• A track record of successfully delivering software projects using Service-Oriented, Cloud-based and event-driven techniques
In-depth knowledge and skills on the Spring framework, including Spring boot, Spring Data, Spring Cloud and Spring Security
• Extensive experience on using RDBMS and NoSQL databases
• Extensive experience on using Apache Kafka
• Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
• Familiarity with Jenkins based automated CI/CD pipelines
• Familiarity with static code analysis, TDD/BDD, exception handling, and monitoring and alerting facilities, such as Sonarqube, Pact, Cucumber, Sentry, Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana and PagerDuty
• Familiarity with project management tools 
• Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills
• Strength in problem solving and issue-resolution with good attention to detail
Personal Characteristics
• Strongly motivated and sets demanding standards for personal excellence
• Autonomous self-starter and highly driven, able to lead large teams and initiatives with limited oversight
• Effective collaborator with other team members
• Independent thinker, inquisitive, eager to improve and learn
• Confident being part of a small team that is building a business
• Non-hierarchical and ego-free
• Communicates rapidly, openly, inclusively and efficiently
• Structured thought process and clear communication

• Attractive salary (tbd)
• Potential for equity participation
• 25 days holiday
• Regular team events 
• Exceptional team of experienced and motivated individuals from a range of industries

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