Lead Java Engineer - Big Data/Kafka

Lead Java Engineer - Big Data/Kafka

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    City of London, London

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    £110000 - £125000 per annum + Bonus, pension, remote onboarding

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    Charlotte Young

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    8 months ago

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Lead Java Engineer - Big Data/Kafka

ALL interview process done remotely and remote on-boarding.

Lead Java Engineer - Big Data/Kafka. An international leader in cloud messaging services (500+ employees) for top-tier financial organisations are taking part in an exciting phase of tech growth - growing out their recent London tech team. The Lead Java Engineer joining them on their mission will revolutionise secure and fast messaging services for clients within some of the most regulated industries globally, tackling complex challenges regarding scalability and security within financial regulations. You, as the Lead Java Engineer, will be leading 1-3 developers and be a key contributor to project roadmap and tech direction of the company.

They are looking for a Lead Java Engineer (Big Data/Kafka) with the following:

  • Senior Core Java development experience
  • People management and leadership experience
  • Experience building microservices
  • Any of the following are strongly desired: Kubernetes, Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra
  • Someone enthusiastic to be part of an international scale-up from an early stage!

The role will suit an enthusiastic Lead Java Engineer looking to be a key contributor to software used by millions of consumers globally. Being a key leader within this London team, you will need to put forward your own opinions and work in close collaboration with international tech teams. In 2020, this company has unprecedented plans for growth and greenfield projects. They are looking for a Lead Java Engineer who loves solving complex challenges and real-wold business problems - and who also wants to have an important role in helping a team reach success!


  • Collaborative and flexible working culture
  • Self-development opportunities e.g. conferences and organisers of Tech meetups at their office
  • Clear career progression pathways (hands-on & hands-off) depending on how you wish to further your career

Apply now for immediate consideration regarding this excellent Lead Java Engineer - Big Data/Kafka opportunity!

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