Senior Java Developer/Tech Lead

SJD1
£50,000 - £65,000
IT

Our client, a well established and globally developing AI company focused in the healthcare and life science market are looking for a Senior Java Developer to work on its award winning, innovative platform. The platform transforms textual content into rich, connected data used for business intelligence, machine learning and search.

 

You’ll be joining at an exciting time as we develop our new semantic platform and you will play an important role in making this vision a reality.  You'll get huge exposure to the entire SDLC, from architecting a greenfield system to cloud or on-premise deployments.

 

Key duties include;

  • Working at a tech lead level
  • Developing new components for the platform for solving problems with large volumes of text-based data 
  • Developing rapid prototypes to test potential approaches in areas such as text mining, machine learning, graph technology, or others suited to your skill set
  • Working with customers and partners to integrate multiple APIs in data workflows
  • Testing and documenting
  • Working with offshore teams
  • Customer support for deployments and bug fixes

 

The successful candidate will have;

  • Full stack experience
  • Recent hands on experience of developing and deploying Java 8 solutions
  • Systems Architecture experience
  • Tech leadership/mentoring experience
  • Understanding of the Java ecosystem, knowing what tools to reach for etc
  • The ability to design and build unit-tested, modular code and deploy and run it on Linux servers locally or in the cloud 
  • Experience of designing and building RESTful APIs in Java 
  • CI/CD pipelines, Cloud ecosystem, Linux

 

Experience of the following would be beneficial;

  • basic web front end experience using JavaScript and libraries such as Angular
  • Lucene based search technologies such as ElasticSearch/Solr
  • querying databases using SQL
  • working with off shore teams
  • experience with common toolkits
  • An interest in Machine Learning/AI and an outside interest in coding. 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding company. For more information or to apply email Rob Ally on rob@escalateuk.co.uk