Overview

Senior Application Developer

DigitasLBi is a marketing and technology agency that builds complex digital marketing solutions delivered to range of devices for an ever-growing portfolio of clients.

We are looking for a Java Software Developer with proven industry experience to use their expertise to influence our teams, and to learn from colleagues to further their own knowledge and grow.  We need this Java software Developer to have gained commercial acumen throughout their career, and understand the nature of working for a digital agency, and working in multi-disciplinary teams.

You will be prepared and excited to join a diverse technical group with a strong community culture, regular off-project workshops and an opinionated but collaborative mind-set that helps us drive best practices from the bottom up

A day in a life of a Senior Application Developer will include:

  • Provide knowledge of best practice around tools and approach
  • Provide thoughtful input into portfolio teams
  • Engage in activities to share knowledge between project teams and portfolio teams
  • Estimate and plan, and contribute to the risk log and risk planning
  • Contribute to a positive, can-do culture
  • Work to agreed standards and project deadlines, raising issues and concerns promptly and appropriately
  • Offer thoughts and input where required throughout the development process
  • Play a role in recruiting members of the team, through your network and events, and contribute to our hiring process

Desirable skills:

  • Experience of Enterprise solutions based on one or more of the following: Hybris, Endeca, Oracle WCS (Fatwire), Adobe AEM (CQ5) and similar technologies (CMS)

In a Perfect world you will:

  • Experience in building web sites for well-known brands
  • Deep understanding of Java and associated technologies
  • Good knowledge of the Java enterprise application development process
  • A strong passion for Agile development practices
  • Solid implementation knowledge of TDD and CI best practices
  • A grounding in the use of design patterns in building applications
  • Practical knowledge of other web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript). We have a dedicated Interface Development team, but you will be working alongside our front-end specialists
  • Knowledge of XML and related technologies, as well as database modelling and working with an RDBMS
  • An open mind about the platforms projects are delivered to. While the majority of our work is still delivered to the browser, we also develop native applications for Android
  • Willingness to learn and openness to non-Java technologies

We offer:

  • Money – competitive salary
  • Working in the funkiest office in town, in Bricklane! (Come on, how cool is Bricklane?!)
  • 25 days of paid leave, increasing to 27 after 3 years
  • Working on some of the most exciting brands and projects (can’t tell you….yet, it’s a secret until you’re one of us)
  • Opportunity to work with and learn new or growing technologies, i.e. Adobe Experience Manager
  • Free barista coffee, beer, pool table, foosball and legendary parties!

Opportunity to work with and learn new or growing technologies, i.e. Adobe Experience Manager

This is an opportunity for Technologists who genuinely want to make a difference to their place of work whilst being given the support to grow their career in a way that works for them. If you have some of or all of the above experience / skills and we sound like the place for you then we’d love to talk.

This is an opportunity for Technologists who genuinely want to make a difference to their place of work whilst being given the support to grow their career in a way that works for them. If you have some of or all of the above experience / skills and we sound like the place for you then we’d love to talk.

Tagged as: back-end, developer, Java, lead