Java Tech Lead

Ref: JO0000007944_1505928
Sector: IT and Telecoms
Region: South East
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: 20/09/2017
End Date: 20/10/2017

Java Technical Lead

My client, a household name in the Insurance sector are currently seeking for an Java Technical Lead to join their growing IT function.

This role is about 50% 'hands on' coding and 50% coaching and management of the developers working on the Java API.

Accountabilities:
●Accountable for the technical development and quality assurance of one or more of esure's products.
●Designing and building digital and technical products to meet the needs of esure's customers and internal staff

Define
●Responsible for ensuring your products have a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment

Planning
●Support Product Managers and Delivery Managers in producing roadmaps and estimates.
●Ensuring that the team has the right mix of technical skills and resources to support the allocated products from both and development and support viewpoint.

Team & People Leadership
●Managing a group of developers and ensure they are all aligned to the technical direction of the product and working well as a team.
●Ensure teams are able to work effectively by having a productive working environment.

JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Essential
●Management and coaching of technical staff
●Strong experience building server-side applications and detailed knowledge of the relevant programming languages for Java Spring boot, Java EE
●Strong experience of database programming, ideally with the relevant database technologies for Java Spring boot, Java EE
●Technical design skills and previous responsibility for the technical direction of products you've worked on
●Good estimation skills and able to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience
●Experience working on technical projects within a cross functional team

This is a permanent role where you will be based in their Head office in Surrey.

Please apply immediately to be considered. Alternatively, if you would like more information about the role, please get in touch with Inness Law via or 0117 332 8100.

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