Version 1 Manchester

Java Technical Lead - Contract (Outside IR35)

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 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner. 

We engage with experts in their field to deliver excellent outcomes for our customers and we engage these experts under our tried and trusted engagement model. We have a proven track record of delivering pre-defined outcomes through this engagement model that complements the delivery from our permanent staff.

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 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, coach and develop junior members of the team and the wider community
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

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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