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Agile Java Developer - London - Up to £550

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Agile Java Developer - London - Up to £550 per day

Our client is major broadcasting organisation; they are seeking passionate and effective agile java developers to help grow the online business. These individuals will be self-organizing and will build on a culture of success. 

As a Java Software Developer you will be a disciplined professional that displays technical aptitude and will possess a level of business acumen. You will work in a dedicated product stream as part of a self-organising and empowered team (Agile). In bi-weekly iterations using Extreme Programming you will showcase the functionality you have completed to the Product Sponsor and stakeholders and deliver high-quality working software to a production environment. 


CORE FUNCTIONS 

• Deliver production-ready running tested software in every iteration. 

• Work as part of the team to support and maintain the live product (including first line support). 

• Participate in daily stand-up meetings, planning games, showcases, and retrospectives. 

• Collaborate with the Product Owner to write user stories, providing information such as cost (estimates) and technical risk. 

• Work with the testers to identify and ensure acceptance criteria are satisfied. 

NECESSARY EXPERIENCE:


Essential 
• A passion for Agile methodologies and concepts such as XP, Lean, and Kanban 
• Proven delivery experience of large-scale, Java-based projects 
• Java 7 (or 8) 
• Agile – pair programming, Scrum, XP, TDD 
• Testing tools & mock frameworks 
• Spring 
• RESTful APIs 
• Unix 
• Experience of high volume high availability systems (backend focus) 
• A background in Continuous Integration and Delivery practices 
Desirable 
• Knowledge of other JVM based languages (Groovy, Scala, etc) 
• Interest and experience of dev ops 
• Experience with logging, monitoring and alerting tools, e.g. Splunk, Logstash, Kibana, App Dynamics etc 
• Experience with Cassandra or other No SQL databases 
• Micro Services Architecture 


PERSONAL SKILLS / COMPETENCES REQUIRED 
Essential 
• Someone that demonstrates active and conscious awareness of their environment, sensing and anticipating situations and being able to ask the right questions at the right time. 

• Exemplary communication and people skills, in a technical or non-technical context. 

• Excellent at interacting with empathy and humility. 

• A persistent energising and motivating influence. 

• Someone that is comfortable with change, able to fail fast, learn quickly, and be able to adapt to new challenges.  Assessments:AssessmentGrade  Skills to Search:  Full Text Search Terms:  Order Info Viewable on Client MyAquent:Order Info Viewable on Talent MyAquent:Talent MyAquent Job Identifier:Disney Position Title:

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