Java Technical Lead


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Java Technical Lead | EdTech | Central London | Up to £90,000 p/a

Would you like to be part of a business with a fantastic social mission?
Would you like to have a significant impact at the global community level by creating the most intelligent platforms meant to help children have access to education?
Our client is a reliable partner for the top universities in the UK, closely collaborating with leading researchers.

Key responsibilities:

·Build consumer-focused applications within an Agile environment
·Deliver an excellent user experience by writing an outstanding code for greenfield projects
·Define the technical specifications, coordinate and mentor team members
·Closely work with the CTO and the Product Managers on making the right technical choices and setting the direction of the projects
·Have a significant impact on team development, suggest product and business improvements

Key requirements:

·Degree in Computer Science or a related field
·Strong experience designing and building solutions in Java 8/Spring Boot
·Solid Core Java, multi-threading
·Experience in designing and building solutions with microservices and event-driven architectures
·Experience designing and building API
·Experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Automation, TDD
·Experience in developing on cloud technology (AWS / Google Cloud)
·Great attention to detail, focus on quality, ability to work in a fast-paced environment
·Focus on self-development, passion for technology, continuous learner
·Nice to have: experience with serverless architecture on GAE/Google Cloud Functions / AWS Lambda

Benefits & advantages:
·25 days holidays
·Health Insurance
·Paternity cover
·Growing opportunities
·Excellent culture, informal, with a very supportive team, like-minded people, family – feel working environment, fun atmosphere, learn-from-mistakes culture
·Working with some of the best technical people
·You are encouraged to develop your skills and find new ways of working
·Exposer to opportunities that you would have to wait years for in larger organisations
·A very nice office in Central London (including a ping pong table)
·Exposure to the latest technologies and opportunities to learn new skills
·Social events (e.g. out of work trips, ping pong events)

How to apply:

If you resonate with the environment and work described, feel free to contact me at and I would be very happy to share more details with you!