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Senior Java Developer (Microservices) – Financial Services Environment

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Dublin City Centre


Software Engineering





Stelfox have partnered with a leading Financial Services provider in Dublin city centre that is currently expanding their software development team.
Our client have an exciting opportuntiy for a Senior Back End Java Developer with previous exposure to microservices architecture to significantly enhance the services offered to clients through a web platform using latest technologies.
What you’ll be doing… 
  • Work closely with business users, vendors and other stakeholders to craft solutions to business problems considering functional and non-functional requirements
  • Develop and maintain business requirements, design documents and other appropriate project documentation
  • Design and develop technical solutions which are robust, secure and easily maintainable, in line with development standards and best practice
  • Take a leadership role in the design and implementation of new components and functionality
  • Project management of key tasks and initiatives providing timely status and project updates to key stakeholders
  • Liaise with test team and all project stakeholders to ensure solutions are fully tested.
  • Creation and execution of automated test scripts wherever possible.
  • Evaluate new technologies & 3rd party solutions
  • Act as a mentor to junior members of the team
  • Contribute to overall department goals and objectives.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT Degree or equivalent 3rd Level Education
  • 5+ years Java/J2EE and related technologies, ideally using Spring;
  • Strong knowledge of Spring technologies (MVC, Spring Boot, Batch and Integration)
  • Experienced in developing web services, primarily REST
  • Strong knowledge of Linux
  • Exposure of containers like Docker or any other container system with similar capability
  • Exposure on building Microservices with Spring cloud and Zuul or Service Discovery and Service Registry
  • Exposure of container orchestration tools like Docker Swarm or Kubernetes or similar technology will be good
  • Experience of SQL & RDBMS development (preferably Oracle)
  • Experience of source control (Subversion/ GIT) and use of STS
  • Experience of Jenkins for the purpose of build and deployment
  • Working knowledge of web analytics & best practice for integrating into online applications
  • Appreciation of coding for web security
  • Experience in providing enterprise level web solutions to financial services organisations
  • Experience working within a recognised software development lifecycle such as Agile or Waterfall
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