Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer

Posted 1 year ago
Southampton area
~45,000 - ~55,000 per year
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Job Description

Job Title: Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer
Salary/Rate: £45-55K
Location: Southampton area
Type: Permanent
Industry: Software
Job Reference: AYNA-477287
Consultant Handling Vacancy: Steve Oakley
Consultant Telephone Number: +44 (0)2381 542 401
Consultant Email Address:



Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer Position Overview: 


Our client is looking for a Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer to join them on a full time, permanent basis.


You will join a well-respected and growing organisation based near Southampton.


Reporting directly into C-level management, you will play a pivotal role in the overseeing the delivery of technical software projects built on the Java technology stack.


You will also play a hands-on technical role by where you will be heavily involved in the design and development of new features, enhancements and greenfield applications.


Working closely with a Project Manager, you will be leading projects from a technical perspective, so are required to have strong, extensive hands on experience in Java.


You will lead the development team, acting as a coach and mentor where necessary and to ensure the teams output is always of the highest quality.



Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer Position Responsibilities:  


  • Oversee and lead the development of new applications, features and enhancements as necessary.
  • Oversee and lead the code testing.
  • Assist stakeholders where necessary to define requires – be the ‘technical head’ to break down into technical tasks.
  • Oversee the maintenance of both new and legacy software.
  • Perform code reviews
  • Lead the debugging of software.
  • Oversee the complete software development lifecycle.
  • Upkeep all relevant documentation.
  • Continuously look at ways to improve processes and procedures.


Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer Position Requirements:




  • This position would suit someone who is passionate about what they do and technology as a whole.
  • You will need to have a positive, can-do mindset.
  • You will need a customer centric mindset, and an advocate of best practice development techniques
  • Have strong communication skills and a friendly, warm personality.
  • Have strong Java skills (version 7 and/or 8) using the Spring framework.
  • Have good knowledge of Unix/Linux.
  • Have experience of working within an Agile environment.
  • Have experience of working with Jira and GIT




Have experience of working on enterprise scale applications (Server side)

Have experience of working on ‘high transactional’ systems.

Have experience of TDD/BDD



Technical Lead / Lead Java Developer Position Remuneration:


  • A basic salary ranging between £45-55k
  • Flexible working hours



Broadrock Marks are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.