Lead Backend Developer (Remote)

Discipline: Technology, Software Development
Contact name: Daniel Genuis

Contact email: [email protected]
Job ref: 15158
Published: 5 months ago
Our client, a modern Fintech company, is seeking an experienced Lead Backend developer. The selected candidate will sit within one of the company's three autonomous product teams to build high impact features and integrations for their new trading platform.

Description:
  • Work with the Product, UX and Front end dev experts in building core products
  • Design, develop and deploy different components with a focus on high availability, low latency and easy scalability
  • Measure live systems, evaluate features and system metrics to continuously improve user experience and service performance
  • Develop systems using Java or other JVM based technologies
  • Be proactive, engage in collaborative work in a cross-functional team
  • Work both on new features and verification and optimisations of current ones
  • Source inspiration both from the SMEs, clients and views from outside the company's industry to create game changing products
  • Bring the latest and greatest technologies to benefit the company and its clients
Requirements:
  • Expert in Java/J2EE
  • Experience in design and development of distributed, scalable and highly available systems (SOA preferably in Microservices design pattern, Event Driven Architecture)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the benefits of functional programming and Event driven Architectures
  • Know your way around application servers, such Tomcat, Jetty and/or the Node.js platform
  • Have experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Continuous Integration and Delivery experience with Bash, Git, Jenkins, AWS on Unix.
  • Strong Agile philosophies from working in SCRUM/ Kanban/ Lean startup teams
  • A passionate, curious fast learner who keeps up to date with changing technologies and focused on usability, maintainability and quality, building for the long term
  • Fluent in English