Java Technical Lead

Java Technical Lead

Job Title: Java Technical Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RBAK345_1550849736
Contact Name: Ryan Baker
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 15:35

Job Description

Java Technical Lead

I am currently recruiting for a Technical Lead to oversee a project in Java. This is for an large and innovative business looking to enhance their capability in continuous cloud delivery and improvement.

Whilst there is no requirement for hands on Java Development in this role, there will be an expectation to understand the Software Development lifecycle and the associated technologies as listed below.

Requirement / Responsibilities:

6 month role (with possibility to extend) to work on the Continuous Improvement and future

proofing of both in-house developed and hosted, and 3rd party SaaS, enterprise applications

in the Digital Fulfilment space:

  • Liaising with 3rd party suppliers and the Fulfilment Product Owner to define the

scope, configuration, integration and implementation of technical change

  • Analysing and progressing all software integration requirements with internal

integration (ESB) design / development teams

  • Providing technical assurance; validating packages provided by 3rd party suppliers,

in-house engineers or the Digital Operations teams

  • Working alongside Operations, Performance Engineering, Architecture

representatives and 3rd party suppliers to identify and address any constraints

identified with Fulfilment systems

Profile / Key Attributes:

  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills - Able to liaise and manage

relationships with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Technical leadership experience - Able to provide guidance, expertise and

governance to other team members

  • Security-conscious - Able to consider implications of recent legislation like GDPR /


  • Stringent attention to detail - Evidenced through quality and accuracy of

documentation produced

  • Critical thinking - Able to evaluate information gathered from multiple sources,

reconcile conflicts, and decompose high-level information into details

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Business requirement analysis
  • Third Party vendor management
  • Architectural decision making
  • Strong analytic approach to problem solving
  • eCommerce
  • Fulfilment operations
  • Cloud solutions (AWS / GCP / Azure in that order)
  • Agile, including knowledge of Atlassian Suite tools

(Confluence and Jira)

  • scalable software
  • ITIL, Incident, Problem and Change Management
  • Continuous Integration / Delivery / Build Automation

Please get in contact for more information.