Croydon Harris global Ltd, 3rd Floor One Croydon, 12-16, Addiscombe Road, Croydon CR0 0XT
Tech Lead - Java 2023-02-23 Harris global are currently looking for a Technical Lead to join our global client on an initial 6 month contract.  Harris Global 2023-03-23

Tech Lead - Java

Remote / contract / £700-800 per day outside IR35!

Jess Field

700 DAY

£700-800 per day outside IR35!



Harris global are currently looking for a Technical Lead to join our global client on an initial 6 month contract. You will possess at least 10 years experience working as a Java Developer and have expert AWS skills.

80:20 split between leadership and hands on development. Candidates must have prior team lead experience.

This role will be fully remote and outside IR35!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design, implementation and operational activities supporting the platform
  • Ensure that the code and other artifacts are well-structured, understandable and maintainable
  • Work collaboratively with your peers, using pair/mob programming, code reviews and other techniques
  • Take ownership of platform components that your team is responsible for
  • Participate in operational on-call duties and incident management activities
  • Define and apply best practices towards infrastructure management and software development
  • Ensure that the platform is operationally stable and actively work towards improving its resiliency
  • Evaluate and introduce new technologies and engineering practices
  • Mentor and guide more junior members of the team
  • Participate in recruitment and onboarding activities

Must Have:

  • Proven commercial experience as JVM ecosystem developer (10 years)
  • Deep knowledge of full software delivery life cycle (design, development, testing, delivery, operations)
  • Deep experience of distributed and cloud computing technologies and practices (AWS, NoSQL/SQL data stores, messaging platforms, security, performance, observability, SRE/DevOps etc.)
  • Very good understanding of architecture/design styles, techniques and practices (Microservices, Event-driven Architecture, Test-Driven Development, Design Patterns, etc.)

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience with managing cloud infrastructure as code (CDK, Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Experience with system integration protocols and data formats (GRPC/Protocol Buffers, REST/JSON/HTTP, OpenAPI/Swagger, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Experience in Domain-Driven Design
  • Fast learner and critical thinker with problem-solving skills
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluency in English for both written and verbal communication