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Location: City of London, England
Industry: IT, Applications, Applications Development and Integration, Java Developer
Rate: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent package
Job Type: Permanent
Posting ID: DM001

Java Developer - Java8, low-latency, AWS, microservices, Scala Job Description:

Our client is an innovative, forwarding thinking global leader in sports, fashion and media, operating in more than 30 countries worldwide. Previously named one of Fortune's '25 Most Important Private Companies, they are reshaping their industry whilst enabling their customers to expand their global presence.

About the Role

The role requires an experienced back-end developer to play a pivotal role in supporting a fast-growing business through building a platform capable of distributing low-latency data. Working in a highly motivated, energetic team within a fast-paced, highly agile environment, you will be expected to solve a broad range of complex challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Building a highly distributed, low-latency, real-time data platform.

  • Act as a key pivot in driving and developing the business.

  • Large degree of autonomy and significant opportunity for a say in decision making, e.g. tools and technologies.

  • Deliver data via a number of microservices redundantly deployed via Ansible to AWS, using Scala/Akka for the critical path to keep latency to a few milliseconds.

    Basic Requirements

  • Java8 expertise and sound API design skills.

  • AWS and microservices

  • Experience working with relational databases and deploying to cloud services.

  • Knowledge of working with build pipeline and continuous deployment models.

  • Experience in building globally scalable architecture and large-scale web applications.

  • Desire to work in a challenging and agile environment.
What you will get from the company

This opportunity offers a competitive package and the chance to work alongside expert technologists within a business with an outstanding company culture. There is a large degree of flexibility around the types of projects available to work on, and huge variety of work to challenge employees.

This role is a great opportunity for those Java experienced technologists with no commercial experience to learn Scala in-situ.

To apply, please respond with an updated version of your CV or contact for further information.

Allegis Group Limited and Aston Carter Limited operate Employment Businesses and Agencies and are companies within the Allegis Group Inc. group of companies, the fourth largest staffing company in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems and Aerotek are divisions of Allegis Group Limited. Applicant data will be treated in accordance with the Allegis Group's Privacy Notice By submitting personal data to any company or division within the Allegis Group, the applicant is providing explicit consent to the use of such data by the Allegis Group and to the transfer of such data to and from the Allegis Group companies within the UK, Europe and outside the European Economic Area in connection with the fulfilment of the applicant's voluntary requests, and the fulfilment of other job opportunities that match the applicant's profile, and confirms that they may be contacted about such job opportunities.

About TEKsystems:

TEKsystems® provides technology staffing and services, helping businesses deploy high-calibre IT and communications expertise under a range of delivery options including Staffing Services, Team Services, Global Services, and Workforce Management Services. We’ve become a billion-dollar services company by continually building on what we do best – blending superior client service with an unrivalled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Our offerings address various applications, infrastructure, and communications needs including technology deployment services, enterprise software support services, and asset management services. TEKsystems is a division of Allegis Group Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allegis Group® Inc., the fourth largest staffing company in the world. Allegis Group Ltd is an Employment Business and Agency.

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