Principal Java Developer

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7 months ago

Principal Java Developer

Job Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Hybrid
Salary: €120,000 DOE + bonus & benefits

Experis are recruiting for a Principal Java Developer on behalf of our fantastic client. Our client is a leading professional service provider in the Insurance sector. This role involves overseeing the further development of their apps technical direction and managing a team of Engineers.
The successful candidate will be a leader, able to build and guide the team of skilled engineers in the right direction. The Principal Java Developer will motivate, mentor and educate the team.

What is on offer?

  • Bonus: discretionary based on company and personal performance guide
  • Pension & Health
  • 22 days annual leave + 2 company days + 1 charity day
  • Share scheme
  • Flexible benefits (Dental/Travel/Sabbatical/Can buy additional leave
  • Subsidised canteen on-site
  • Sport and Social/Wellness Programme
  • 35 hour working week
  • Study Support


  • Direct distributed groups of engineers to develop, improve, and support their business applications.
  • Determine the technical direction and vision for these applications; collaborate with business stakeholders to comprehend the necessary capabilities; and then work with the development teams to build and create suitable solutions.
  • Become a recognised authority on their apps and the problem domain.
  • Become a leader in the use of technology and come up with and creative ways to give our client a source of competitive advantage.
  • Managing, coaching, developing, and assisting team members in delivering solutions to problems.
  • Set a good example by regularly entering the code and displaying best coding practices.


  • Built and led remote technology teams to so solve difficult technical problems.
  • Wide and in -depth variety of tech sector experience throughout technology and business issues..
  • Excellent knowledge of contemporary application architectures, contexts and cultures where development is aimed at maximising reuse.
  • Familiarity with a variety of languages, tools, and processes
  • Must be experienced in the following technologies: Java 1.8+, Spring framework/Spring boot ORM, Hibernate, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and frameworks for html/javascript/ajax
  • JMeter, Blackduck, Whitehat, AWS Linux, VM Architectures, TDD (Junit, Mockito, Jasmine, Karma), BDD (Cucumber), Selenium Nexus, Docker, Kubernetes, and JMeter
  • Nexus; Docker; Kubernetes; JMeter; Blackduck; Whitehat;Linux; VM Architectures
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Financial/ Insurance experience

For more information, please email [email protected]

All candidates must have either EU Citizenship, Stamp 4, or Stamp 1G Visa.

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