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Lead Software Developer (Java/Javascript/API/Agile)

Job Title: Lead Software Developer (Java/Javascript/API/Agile)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 5 Months
REF: FJS_PP-CB-HW-C-LJSD_1546856265
Contact Name: Cassandre Butcher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Lead Software Developer (Java/Javascript/API/Agile) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company for an initial 5 months rolling contract, 5 days remote, home working.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • The successful applicant will have API and Data analytics experience, and will have worked within an Agile environment.
  • Experience of working for large complex organisations
  • Knowledge of HTML5, SQL, Skype for Business, Azure including Cognitive API and PaaS
  • Advanced design and development knowledge of development frameworks including NodeJS, Java, React, JQuery and JavaScript(Angular)
  • Desirable: Apigee (or other API Mgt technologies), RESTful, SOAP, XML, JSON, Microsoft Azure, Python, ServiceNow (Admin and dev), Skype for Business UCWA Connector Service, Signal R (web sockets), Integration solutions and technologies, IaaS/PaaS builds, Security best practice (SSL encryption, certs, XSS), NLP (Natural Language Processing), Scripting (Powershell, bash), Linux (RHEL/Centos), Windows, IaaS, PaaS, Azure App Services, Authentication technologies, Mobile Application Development, ChatBot Frameworks, Cognitive Services / API (AI / Machine Learning, Translation, Sentiment Analysis, speech recognition, search and indexing).
  • Assist in developing software configuration standards and collaborate with management to develop recommendations concerning product life cycle and replacement
  • Scheduling maintenance, repair activities including planning, configuration, implementation, testing and documentation of results
  • Attend and contribute at team scrum meetings and any other agile reviews
  • Ensure that Jira tasks are kept updated with comments, progress and expected release
  • Communicate any blockers or issues with delivering to the scheduled and agreed release
  • Ownership of development tasks
  • Application and integration Feature development releases, bug fix patches and troubleshoot code level problems

This is an urgent requirement; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. If you would like further details, please contact me on; in/cassandrebutcheruk.

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.


Project People and our clients are fully committed to developing an inclusive workforce. Applications are always fully considered, irrespective of race, gender, faith, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or part-time status.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.