Lead Java developer My client who are reputable business who pay excellent salaries and offer a great work life balance are recruiting a Lead Java Developer to create, test, maintain, research and design various software services, from individual applications to 3rd party customisations and integrations. In addition to the computer science side, you will also provide in-depth technical support. This Lead Java developer is a highly skilled role where ongoing learning and development is a constant requirement. As a Lead Java developer you will have the following Responsibilities: Develop excellent quality software using agile techniques such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming Appreciation of agile development practices with a wiliness to be a proactive participant in the agile process Be a technical lead within the team that can offer advice around design, architectural decisions and code quality Take an active role in requirement/story definition, assisting analysts, project managers and business stakeholders with Acceptance criteria Drive best technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm Investigation and implementation of new technologies and frameworks/architecture Participate in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholders Strive for continuous improvement within the team The ideal Lead Java developer should have the following skills: Strong Java skills, with good JavaScript and other languages (polyglot) Ability to write structured, maintainable, commercial quality code to a consistent predefined standard Understanding of host environments and platforms, including Docker containerisation in a swarm Ability to assist with pre-release and release processes including final testing, corrections and documentation preparation Commitment to further development of knowledge and skills both current and new Self-motivation Time Management/prioritisation Ability to identify development pre-requisites Understanding core business operations and applying that knowledge - including understanding of the firm's goals and direction. We offer exceptional career opportunities to our lawyers, aspiring graduates, and business services professionals in a truly challenging and rewarding environment. If you are interested in the Lead Java developer please call and ask for Sophie, or if you cant talk right now just send your CV and I can get back to you!