Java Architect (DevOps) Lead Engineer, Reading

  • Permanent
  • Reading
  • Digital Transformation
  • to £95K + bonus, full bens
  • 3258DevOpsJava

Java architect (DevOps) Lead Engineer – Reading, Berks, to £95K + bonus, bens

Lead Java Engineer / DevOps Architect will develop our Full Stack Java / Kotlin based DevOps and Automation capability supporting the company’s journey to become a B2C business.

The role

  • Develop the DevOps and automation capability for continuous delivery and continuous integration of digital products and projects aligned with the overall digital delivery framework.
  • Contribute to establishment and support execution of a portfolio of proofs of concept and digital projects ensuring that outcomes meet expectations regarding company improvement.
  • Excellent functional leadership of architecture resources working on the portfolio of projects and proof of concepts.
  • Continuous professional development: professionally develop self by seeking out educational opportunities, keeping abreast of professional standards and publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.


Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Experienced in building B2B, B2C websites with in-depth understanding of Java / Kotlin frameworks.
  • At least Five years of experience in programming front end and back end, Spring Boot, javascript flavours (Angular , react, node, ES6+) , java, jquery, HTML , PHP and back end Kotlin Programming.
  • Knowledge in Content Management Systems like Sitecore, WordPress, Drupal, Product Management Systems like Hybris PIM, CRM tools like SugarCRM.
  • Experience in Docker compose, Docker swarm, Kubernetes, Google Kubernetes Engine , along with cloud platforms like Azure and GCP is a must.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with managing, setting up, and provisioning projects in Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (e.g. Jenkins, CircleCI etc.);
  • Knowledge on popular TDD, BDD Testing Frameworks (Jest, Mocha/Chai/Should.js, Enzyme,)
  • Hands-on experience in provision tools like terraform, Ansible would be an added advantage.
  • Experienced in API development, Microservices Architecture, Service Mesh Architecture, Contention/Priority management
  • Experience in agile development (SCRUM, Kanban) and implementation of digital platforms and product marketplaces.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in development of DevOps and automation solutions to streamline the development process;
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience setting up Git repositories for projects, managing multiple projects’ workflows, and troubleshooting complex issues with Git;
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with Jira/Confluence;
  • Experience at full lifecycle; from bid to operational life systems
  • Experienced with Web security and encryption
  • Experience working with mixed onshore/offshore/distributed/in-house and partner combinations.

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 This advert was posted by Staffworx Limited – a UK based recruitment consultancy supporting the global E-commerce, software & consulting sectors.    

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