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Lead Java Consultant

As a Lead Java Consultant at Ensono Digital, we will expect you to be playing a leadership role and will be spending most of your time leading an agile delivery team across all aspects of the SDLC on an exciting project and helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment into the cloud.

About the role and what you'll be doing

Our Technical Leads are hands-on, and using your knowledge of application architecture, be responsible for selecting and building the most suitable frontend solution for your client, this will include architecting CSR and SSR mixed solutions and influencing the success of the project.

You will work closely with senior technical people from the client, navigating through complex stakeholder relationships, and guiding architectural and technical decisions as well as coaching and mentoring members of the project team.

Ensono Digital has a diverse set of communities, as well as your core competency that you’ll be encouraged to contribute to, and learn from, where projects and client commitments allow.

You will be a self-starter, and proactive in your project work and your career, continuously looking for ways to add value, improve and lead your community and Ensono Digital.

We are a client-facing business, but we do encourage clients to allow us to work remotely for a majority of the time so if you are not required to be on client site, you can choose to work from home or in our Ensono Digital offices.

What you’ll bring to Ensono Digital

You will be leading across all aspects of the SDLC on large, complex and scalable projects with high volume and high availability microservices. Such as, you’ll need to bring your skills and experience:

  • Designing a service contract for a restful service
  • Identifying appropriate technologies to use for your project
  • Designing distributed services using a microservice architecture  
  • Designing solutions using the most appropriate cloud-based services (AWS, Azure etc.) and cloud-based patterns with a deep understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of different enterprise environments
  • Developing in Java (8+)
  • Guiding architectural and technical decisions and explaining the advantages and disadvantages  
  • Creating a collaborative team environment where everyone’s opinion is heard, but you know when to be assertive, back down or escalate
  • Great communication skills, in particular: presenting, collaborating and partnering with stakeholders  
  • Understanding the way projects affect your client’s success and adds value to their business

What we offer you

  • We will give you a place to strive and grow, where you will have the opportunity to work on interesting, yet challenging projects. Applying your thinking to build a better world founded on intelligent technologies alongside highly skilled and like-minded individuals.
  • This will be an extremely varied position that’s all about problem-solving and finding the right technical solutions for your client. You will be given autonomy over your work so that you will have the opportunity to shape the projects you’re working on.  
  • We are a people-first business, which means people are at the heart of everything we do here. We offer our consultants a safe environment where knowledge sharing, and open communication is encouraged. Whether at one of the internal monthly events, such as Lunch & Learns, Tech Time, and internal competency meet-ups, or at one of our community groups, such as football, gaming, yoga, or wellbeing; we have strived to build a business where everyone feels welcomed, included, and valued.

Benefits package

  • 27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 1/2 day on your birthday
  • Sabbatical options at 5 & 10 years
  • An annual training budget, up to 5 days study leave and 10+ training vendors
  • Generous company pension
  • Private healthcare  
  • Payroll giving
  • Enhanced parental and dependent leave
  • Equity appreciation program and incentive plan
  • Life and Income protection
  • Additional perks such as discounted gym memberships, cyclescheme, EAP and more!

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