Senior Java Back-End Developer

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Senior Java Back-End Developer

(Microservices/Spring Boot)

Location: Leeds (Hybrid)

Salary: £80,000/yr -£90,000/yr


Senior Java Back-End (Microservices/Spring Boot) Developer – Leeds OR London – Hybrid Working – c£80,000 -£90,000 + Competitive Pension + Private Healthcare, Life Assurance, and other Corporate Benefits

One of the leading global IT Consultancies worldwide are currently seeking a Senior Java (Microservices/Spring Boot) Developer to join their team to work with some brand name customers on some of the biggest, most exciting IT programs built on Java.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Java (Microservices/Spring Boot) Developer to gain valuable experience and take a huge step forward in their career.

This company is a world-renowned and highly respected global business turning over millions of dollars annually. They take pride in their investment in people, and a Senior Java (Microservices/Spring Boot) Developer would be valued and rewarded by a company that is committed to looking after its staff.

About the Company:

Founded over 35 years ago, this company has grown to be one of the most successful companies in their space with a strong customer base. They have been consecutively recognized as a Leader by official observers

They pride themselves on having the best IT professionals in their company and you will find that many of their employees are certified in: AWS, Azure, Microsoft Dynamics, GCP, Citrix, Adobe, SAP, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft etc

With over 60,000 customers across the world, this is one of the most trusted partners for technology solutions in Europe – a go-to name for any aspiring Java professional

They have over 5,000 employees across Europe, all highly skilled and highly capable


About the Senior Java Back-End Developer Role:

The company are looking for experienced developers with experience in Java 11, Microservices, Spring Boot, and ideally also AWS.

• You will be tasked with building and configuring Microservice Applications in Java/Spring Boot to meet the business and technical requirements

• Java Programming Concepts will be your responsibility

• You will analyse high level design documents

• You be involved in and prepare low level design activities

• Deliver code

• Review Unit/Integration Test Cases

• Review System Testing and System Test Case Preparation

• Prepare Release Notes and Deployment Guide

• Coordination of code deployment

• Attend Defect Triage Calls


Ideal Requirements for This Role:

● You are a Senior-level engineer – with several years’ experience in commercial roles

● You create clean, testable and well-documented code – and always leave existing code in a better state than you found it

● They are looking for someone who is ready to join a team and contribute for the medium term at least – this is not a contract – they are in this for the long haul – and hope you are too

● You keep up to date with new and emerging technology and identify opportunities for its commercial application

● Experience in building microservices using Java 11, Spring Boot, and Spring Cloud

● Public Cloud experience (AWS/GCP/Azure) for deploying microservices

● Docker and Kubernetes experience


Key skills:

Able to build, support & maintain services that carry real value for our end users.

Be a team player and someone who actively collaborates with others. You should value multidisciplinary team over hierarchy.

Good understanding of TDD, BDD and current development practices (e.g., CI/CD, Containerisation, RESTful services, Microservice architecture, code re-use, design patterns etc).

Platform knowledge: AWS, Mongo, Oracle Java 8, Jenkins, Self-hosted Github & Kafka

Languages and frameworks knowledge: Java 11, CXF (Java), Spring Boot (Java), Jetty (Java),

Mustache, HTML, JavaScript following t, CSS

Techniques knowledge: Agile, Kanban, Clean Architecture, SOLID Principles, TDD, Pair

Programming, Trunk based development, RESTful APIs

Tools knowledge: Splunk, Zabbix, Dynatrace, Terraform, Ansible, NPM


Apply to the Role:

Roles like these are snapped up very quickly, so act now if you do not want to miss out! Reply to this advert or email your CV to richard@weareorbis.com


About Orbis Consultants:

Orbis Consultants is a global, multi-sector recruitment agency specialising in Technology, Financial Services and Creative.

We’re a curious bunch of creative recruiters, relentless in our pursuit of bringing together the smartest talent, with the world’s leading global brands and innovative start-ups.

Recruiter: Richard Hindmarch


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