Technical Lead - Java

Information Technology

Posted: 12/06/2017


Technical Lead - Java / Spring / Hibernate / RESTful / Agile / TDD / BDD

My client are currently recruiting for a Technical Lead on a permanent in Knutsford. The Technical Lead will have strong hands-on development experience across a number of Java frameworks and JEE in order to effectively provide strong leadership and guidance to the members within the Development team. As the Technical Lead you will help decide the teams technology stack and the open source libraries to be used across the different projects through evaluating the alternative stacks which are available for adoption.


  • Provide hands-on practical guidance to development team in terms of best practices and standards to be followed.
  • Undertake proof of concepts from time to time as required.
  • Ensure that development is in line with Design, bridging the gap between design and development.
  • Guide the development to ensure that Design aspects are correctly implemented and providing feedback to the Design on aspects where design can better utilise technology and frameworks available.
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance and coaching to the development team and perform code reviews when needed.
  • Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards.
  • Guide the implementation of DevOps pipeline for Java based applications
  • Put appropriate practices, processes, standards and tools in place to ensure good quality code and component design, leveraging appropriate design patterns.
  • Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product.

Essential experience:

  • Hands-on developer with experience in handling various libraries and tech stacks.
  • Experience in software development and coding in JAVA languages
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design.
  • Excellent knowledge of UML and other modelling methods
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS, JavaScript and UI/UX design
  • Understanding of software quality assurance principles
  • A technical mind-set with great attention to detail
  • High quality organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
  • Strong knowledge and experience in JavaEE
  • Hands on Experience in developing REST, SOAP services with appropriate technical stacks.
  • Good knowledge and experience in light weight frameworks.

If the role is of interest please submit your CV in the first instance.

Technical Lead - Java / Spring / Hibernate / RESTful / Agile / TDD / BDD

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