Lead Java Developer

Lead Java Developer for Financial Services in Northampton – £70,000 - £75,000

This is a great opportunity for a Lead Java Developer to join an expanding team. Ideally, you’ll be someone with the right attitude and who is capable of working in a complex environment, as well as being passionate about delivering top quality, clean code.

You’ll be leading less experienced developers within the team whilst also working alongside stakeholders, designers and testers. It will be down to you to manage system requirements and challenge any that you feel do not support effective software development.

They’re really big on Agile and when it comes to technical skills, are on the lookout for people with a strong coding ability in Java, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3. Any knowledge of Java and JavaScript frameworks (Spring, Hibernate) will put you at a distinct advantage as would strong prior experience of working with things such as SQL, TDD, BDD and in cross platform environments.

Ideally you’ll have worked in financial services before as well as having prior experience of Oracle, MongoDB and a Java ORM. Experience of delivering applications on cloud infrastructure would also be a distinct bonus.


Salary: £70,000 – £75,000, depending on experience.


Keywords: Java, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, RESTful web services, TDD, BDD, Agile, SQL, OOP, AWS, Oracle, MongoDB, Java ORMs, Northampton.