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  • 14 Sep 2021
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Java Spring Developer (6 Month Daily Rate Contract)


About the Company

 

Our client is one of the largest and most successful companies in the world. They have an immediate requirement for a Java Developer to join on a contract basis to work on interesting technical projects. This is a key role within their AI Platform and Transformation Engineering team.

 

About the Position

This role will suit a collaborative self-starter that can take ownership and passionately drives results. You will be involved in managing and working with distributed, global teams with multiple stakeholders. You will be both a key hands-on contributor and a technical leader within a growing team. You will help grow a ground-breaking platform that enables & accelerates public cloud-based AI Engineering, Model Operations, DataOps, and massive-scale analytics services.

 

The ideal candidate will have approx. 5 years’ experience in Java, approx. 2 years cloud experience and approx. 2 years with Spring.
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical and quality leadership for an agile engineering team responsible for building and supporting Public Cloud-based tools and services supporting AI and machine learning model development, Model Ops, and Data Ops.
  • Lead by example in quickly in delivering high-value, quality software through the DevOps practices such as automate first and “everything-as-code” best practices.
  • Ensure application availability and stability with dev-ops best practices for rapid problem triage and resolution.
  • Continuously grow the maturity of the team’s agile and engineering practices to improve time, quality, and value to market.
  • Stay abreast of leading-edge technologies in the industry, evaluating emerging software technologies and evangelizing their adoption.

 

Experience/Requirements

  • BS / BA in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Professional software engineering experience in a commercial product development environment.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership personally (ability to apply process, design, engineering principles, and tools to solve technical or market challenges) and through coaching/mentoring of junior colleagues.
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate appropriately within and across agile teams, to technical leaders, product leaders, business stakeholders, and customers.
  • Results-oriented individual with strong coaching, decision making, influencing, mentoring, negotiation, problem solving and situational analysis skills.
  • Experience leading development using modern software engineering practices such as Agile, Continuous Integration/Delivery, and DevOps, with tools like Git/Jira/Jenkins etc.
  • Experience working with the Public and/or Private Cloud platforms (Azure preferred), particularly.
  • Recent experience with Java Web service development, using Spring Boot, RESTful web services.
  • Experience working with container orchestration using Docker, OpenShift/Kubernetes, and an understanding of MicroServices.
  • Demonstrated proficiency and success in applying automation (e.g. deployment, testing, monitoring, data/event management) in product development and operations contexts.

 

Ideally you will have:

 

  • A history of contributing to open source projects and otherwise actively contributing to open source communities (strongly preferred)
  • Prior data science experience including development, training, and deployment of AI/ML models is highly beneficial (preferred)
  • Software development experience including JavaScript and Python, with strong preference for Spark.
  • Experience with automated provisioning, management with Terraform or CloudFormation

 

Remuneration Package

Strong rate on offer for the successful candidate and good prospect of extension.
 

Contact

Please contact Derek Smyth on 01 5927861 or email or simply click the apply button.

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