Version 1 Birmingham

Java Technical Lead

Department: Business Management & Change

Recruiter

Bradley Hall

Company Description

Version 1 is celebrating 25 years in the IT industry this year and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. 

Version 1 is not just a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1. We invest in a strong culture of wellness through programs that help our employees create their journey toward optimal wellbeing. This framework is based on the ‘Strength in Balance‘ theme and this seen again in our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Team motto “Bring Your Difference“. 

Job Description
  • Designing, developing, testing and maintaining cloud-based software applications.
  • Technical leadership within a team to coordinate and deliver scalable, secure solutions in line with good industry software engineering practices (code quality, CI/CD, security etc).
  • Working within a project management/agile delivery methodology
  • Experience in technical ownership for a product or software solution, covering design, estimation, shaping and user story/requirement creation
  • Documentation of solutions (e.g. architecture, configuration, release, support-handover
  • Collaborate and liaise with other Version 1 and customer stakeholders/ end users in the software development lifecycle – PMs, BAs, Testing, Product etc
  • Able to simply and clearly communicate technical designs in conversation, documentation and presentations to stakeholders of various technical abilities.
  • Provide effective knowledge transfer to team members and customers.
  • Manage, coach and develop junior members of your team and the wider community
  • Fostering a positive working environment and facilitating team collaboration and communication.
Qualifications
  • Deep understanding of coding best practices and modern architectural patterns, including microservices and message-driven architectures
  • NFR / Non-Functional requirement understanding and experience developing applications with this in mind
  • Application / Digital Services Design experience
  • Experience in software engineering practices like Code Reviews, CI/.CD Pipelines and SOLID/DRY principals 
  • Hands-on developing / coding role using the following technologies:
    • Frontend (JavaScript/TypeScript or Angular or React or Node)
    • Backend (Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate)
  • Experience in estimation and sizing 
  • Integration experience
  • API Design experience
  • AWS Cloud experience
Additional Information

Before you apply for our Java Technical Lead role, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Excellence
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Drive
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

Learn about our Culture

Award-Winning Employee Focus

  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    UK, 2019-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
  • HEALTHY PLACE TO WORK
    AWARD, 2018-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
  • BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

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