Appsbroker Consulting Ltd collaborates with Google to ensure some of the biggest businesses in the World to harness the power of cloud technology. We also develop cutting edge business applications tailored to the unique requirements of our clients. We are a dynamic team. We work hard and have fun with a great team culture. We recognise that happy & fulfilled employees are more productive and will go the extra mile!
This position is an opportunity to play a pivotal part in the next wave of our growth in the Financial Services Sector. Traditionally the banking industry has not embraced public cloud technology and this an opportunity to get ahead of the pack in being involved in one of the first platforms built for a consortium to use Google Cloud Platform. It’s fair to say the projects and technologies is changing the way that the financial services sector is creating applications.
This role plays a pivotal part of our on-going commitment to our key customers to provide “best in class” post go-live experience for applications to ensure the future success of Appsbroker in the financial services sector. In addition to playing a key part in ensuring platform meets is operational specification; the Sentinel Engineers will be working on a backlog of change requests and improvements following an agile approach. As a result this role is much more than support bug fix or maintenance role as you will be shaping the platform for years to come. You will be working from user stories and acceptance criteria for the team and schedule story completion. Be comfortable estimating resource and timescales for the fixes and new features you are tasked with.
You will need to be able to discuss issues and change details directly with our customers, often with non-technical stakeholders and have a passion for providing a fantastic service to customers.
Work with the Application Support team to triage/assess issues and to advise on the required fix as per the Appsbroker software development processes.
Prepare reports, manuals & update knowledge base and other relevant documentation as required
Mentor and assist our support specialists to improve their underlying knowledge of our applications and technologies in order to improve our first time fix rate
The Sentinel Platform is used by our Customer’s trading desks around the world and as a result there is a requirement to provide coverage for 24 hours per day throughout the working week. As a result candidates are required to staff night shifts plus early/late day shift rotas. We are currently in the process of identifying how this is going to work best, both to cover the contracted support hours and ensure the best possible fit for staff.
All our applications are built on the Google Platform and use the latest technologies such as React, WebSockets, RAFT cluster, BigQuery, CloudSQL, Container Engine, Kubernetes, Docker and Microservices architecture leveraging Java/Spring Boot. This offers an exceptional opportunity for the right candidate to gain exposure to the latest Cloud Technology, giving you the chance to work with our portfolio of applications that we have developed and all the technologies behind them.
This job is for you if you have the following
Java Developer with 3+ years relevant experience with strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Java EE - Servlets, Filters
Frameworks (Spring, JSF, Hibernate, etc)
SQL relational database
Unit testing and Mocking frameworks (Mockito, PowerMock, EasyMock, etc.)
Agile / Scrum team experience / methodologies
Able to communicate technical concepts clearly to team members and customers alike
Experience with CI / CD and strong source code control / release management skills including: git, maven, artifactory
And you're extra awesome if you've got these too:
TDD / BDD / Cucumber / Locust
Experience with Atlassian suite including Jira, Confluence and Greenhopper
What we offer to you:
Intensive and continuous training with Google certifications
Opportunity to visit the UK office for training and project work
In work benefits that come into effect after you probation