Java Development Manager

Recruiter
Scope AT Limited
Location
London
Salary
85000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
14 Oct 2020
Closes
20 Oct 2020
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Java Development Manager

Duties, Responsibilities, and Deliverables:

  • Undertake full and complete ownership of designated application components all the way from conception and design to delivery and support
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Application Architects, Developers, QA, Engineering, and Technology Vendor teams for design, development, testing, maintenance and support
  • Lead, guide and mentor onsite and offshore developers on technical direction and ensure that the SDLC process and governance requirements are fully adhered to and are in compliance
  • Plan, implement and ensure that delivery milestones are met
  • Improve business processes and support critical business strategies by managing the development, implementation, and maintenance of business application systems
  • Provide solutions using design patterns, common techniques, and industry best practices that meet the typical challenges/requirements of a financial application including usability, performance, security, resiliency, and compatibility
  • Proactively recognize system deficiencies and implement effective solutions
  • Participate in, contribute to, and assimilate changes, enhancements, requirements (functional and non-functional), and requirements traceability
  • Apply significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve in-house practices and services
  • Provide Level-3 support. Provide application knowledge and training to Level-2 support teams

Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in end-to-end application platform/service delivery with at least 2+ years of team leading experience
  • Expert knowledge of core Java and JEE technologies such as JDBC and JAXB, Java/Web technologies
  • Knowledge of Python, Perl, Unix Shell Scripting is a plus
  • Expert hands-on experience with SQL and with at least one DBMS such as IBM DB2 (preferred) or Oracle is a strong plus
  • Expert knowledge of and experience in securing web applications, secure coding practices
  • Hands-on knowledge of application resiliency, performance tuning, technology risk management is a strong plus
  • Hands-on knowledge of messaging Middleware such as IBM MQ (preferred) or TIBCO EMS, and application Servers such as WebSphere, or WebLogic
  • Knowledge of SWIFT messaging, payments processing, FX business domain is a plus
  • Hands-on knowledge of CI/CD practices and DevOps toolsets such as JIRA, GIT, Ant, Maven, Jenkins, Bamboo, Confluence, and ServiceNow.
  • Hands-on knowledge of MS Office toolset including MS-Excel, MS-Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Proven track record of successful application delivery to production and effective Level-3 support.

Success factors: In addition, the person selected for the job will

  • Have strong analytical, written and oral communication skills with a high self-motivation factor
  • Possess excellent organization skills to manage multiple tasks in parallel
  • Be a team player
  • Have the ability to work on complex projects with globally distributed teams and manage tight delivery timelines
  • Have the ability to smoothly handle high stress application development and support environments
  • Strive continuously to improve stakeholder management for end-to-end application delivery and support

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