Lead Software Engineer – Java

Lead Software Engineer – Java

£70k plus 12.5% Bonus

Nottingham – Hybrid

A global leader within the global financial markets infrastructure and data market is looking for a Lead Software Engineer with a strong Java background – Working on a variety of projects around Risk Management, you will be leading a team of 10 people providing guidance and technical support.


  • You will build and maintain efficient, reusable, reliable and secure code based on User Stories and software designs
  • Working within a multi-functional agile team, you’ll develop enterprise software, adhering to company standards and established software methodology.
  • Demonstrating a consistent focus on quality, you’ll ensure that your team delivers reliable, robust software through the creation and execution of automated tests.
  • To help the teams develop and learn, you will review work of peers and more junior developers, providing advice and guidance to benefit the team.
  • Through agile retrospectives and reviews, you will inspect and adapt, finding innovative ways to make your team work more effectively.
  • Through participation in refinement and planning sessions, you will work with other team members to analyse development requirements, provide design options and complexity estimates, and agree how to deliver the requirements.
  • Actively participating in Scrum meetings, you will give timely status updates on areas for which you are responsible.


  • Experienced software engineer with excellent knowledge of the Java language and underlying JVM
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Familiar with various design patterns.
  • Experience of unit testing.
  • Knowledge of databases and SQL.
  • Understanding of security implications and secure coding
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Skill for writing clean, readable code and reusable components
  • Experienced in or a strong desire to work in a formal agile software development lifecycle.
  • Understanding of HTML and XML.
  • Proficient using source code management tools such as Git or SVN.
  • Familiar with continuous build and integration
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with Jenkins and/or GitLab
  • Experience with RESTful interfaces
  • Experience leading a scrum team
  • Knowledge of/Experience with service orientated architectures

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Job Information

Job Reference: LEADJAVA
Salary From: £25000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: IT
Job Locations: Nottingham
Job Types: Permanent

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