Lead Back End Software Engineer

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North West
£55,000 to £60,000 per annum
MET Recruitment London Ltd
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The Opportunity
Our client are a team of Engineers who build SaaS software to help e-commerce retailers create and deliver great
content experiences for their customers. Over 100 major e-commerce sites rely on their work, sending more
than 1 billion API calls a day.

What they are looking for
Our client are looking for a Lead Backend Engineer to join the growing team. Day to day you will help design and
build cloud Java micro services. We would particularly love you to apply if some of the statements below
describe you.

* You have experience as a scrum-master or team lead. Specifically organizing the team, owning the quality of the team's technical product as well as mentoring and motivating the people you work with
* You have a very strong understanding of Java, object oriented programming and design patterns
* You have built medium or large Java applications, requiring you to use frameworks like Spring and solve associated problems like dependency injection, configuration and modularization
* You are principled about technology and have opinions about programming and tools
* You care about software architecture
* You believe automated testing is important and that code should be well tested
* You have experience with specific technologies in our stack

Our clients systems are cloud native, we make extensive use of Amazon Web Services, allowing them to build better, reliable, scalable software.
Backend systems are mostly Java using lightweight frameworks like JAX-RS. They combine this with a range
of supporting technologies including Cassandra, Solr Cloud, Hadoop and many AWS managed services.
Frontend is mostly single page applications, built using AngularJS and modern build processes like Gulp and
Sass. They also maintain an open source library of frontend components for our customers to use.
All of this is managed and deployed by devops using technologies like Cloudformation and Puppet.

Contact Details:
MET Recruitment London Ltd
Tel: 03333 449100
Contact: Chris Tysall

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