Head of Developer Tools (Java) - Investment Bank

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£90,000 to £130,000 per annum
Salary Description:
bonus + benefits
Ikas International
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Head of Developer Tools, Java, Web, Agile, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Cloud, Automation

Leading Global Investment Bank is currently looking to hire a Java Development Lead to be their Head of Developer Tools Engineering and be responsible for the development and support of the bank's strategic enablement & innovation platform used by 30,000 employees globally within the bank. You will be leading a team of engineers in the design, technical development and maintenance of enterprise grade Java-based web applications. The role will involve innovating in the tooling space and increasing automation in the bank's development, release and deployment processes. You will lead engagement with the community and other engineering teams across the bank and collaborate and partner closely with senior business partners.


* Knowledge and experience around end-to-end software and building Java based web applications
* Passion for using Agile methodologies to enable short release cycles and prioritise requirements and task amongst the team
* Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching and development skills, including a desire to mentor junior members
* Evidence of understanding around highly available, scalable and resilient applications and architecture
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Excellent stakeholder management and presentation skills
* Demonstrated knowledge around software development tools such as Jira, Confluence, Git, SVN, Jenkins and Artifactory

Nice to have:

* Experience maintaining a large application platform with a focus on availability and monitoring
* Familiarity with industry standard Configuration Management tools
* Familiarity building large scale CI/CD pipelines
* Familiarity with containers and virtualization solutions
* Familiarity with cloud offerings
* Working within a globally distributed team

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Contact Details:
Ikas International
Tel: 02072200980
Contact: Nick Vermeire

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