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Senior Director

Simon Evans

Simon is a Director of Burns Sheehan, responsible for the growth of our Cloud & Mobility Practice. He has been recruiting within the Technology sector for the last 8 years and is passionate about delivering an excellent service to both clients and candidates alike. Simon has just become a new Dad for the first time so outside of the office he can mainly be found changing nappies and trying to catch up on much needed sleep! When Simon isn't in the office, he enjoys watching his beloved Man Utd play football & reading History books!

Simon Evans

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Senior Java Developer - Distributed Systems @ Scale

London, UK

£80,000 - £90,000 per annum






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Simon Evans


020 3206 1943

Senior Java Developer - Distributed Systems @ Scale | Flexible Working Environment

Up to £90,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits


Java | AWS | Kafka | Python | Kubernetes | Distributed Systems @ Scale | Flexible working

Are you a highly talented Senior Java Developer with in-depth knowledge of Java and expertise in distributed systems?

Do you enjoy solving complex problems and building highly scalable solutions?

This is the opportunity for you…

Senior Java Developer - Based in amazing offices in Central London, one of the UK's leading ecommerce businesses is looking for a Senior Java Developer to join their fast-growing London team where you will enjoy a range of technical challenges that impact directly on 100 million global users.

The company has firm beliefs of how to engineer their amazing products...

... but most importantly, these are organic beliefs. They iterate. They learn. They grow. And their principles adapt with them.

As a Senior Java Developer, you can expect:

  • A supportive, trusting and transparent working environment where there is significant flexibility to offer a rewarding work life balance.
  • A place to look at things differently and challenge and offer solutions.
  • Overall responsibility to clarify, elaborate and iterate on the company's technology roadmap and designs.
  • The opportunity for personal development, growth/mentoring of engineers and influence across the business.

What are they looking for from a Senior Java Developer?

  • Demonstrable experience as a Senior Java Developer ideally within a highly scalable environment.
  • Use of methodologies for continuous delivery and improvement.
  • Comfortable balancing trade-offs between technical, analytical and product needs.
  • Strong customer focus and a focus on impactful work.
  • You make others better through code reviews, documentation, technical guidance and mentoring.
  • You will work with or lead within your team to break down solutions into small tasks to be completed autonomously.
  • Knowledge of a variety of technologies with curiosity for others whether that's Java, Python, Javascript, Node, Kubernetes, Docker, Elastic Search, AWS (or GCP), NoSQL.

What's in it for you?

Well, in addition to the generous salary/package, exciting technical challenges, amazing colleagues and the flexibility to work from home… you will have a working environment that has been created to foster success! As well as all the usual perks such as barista coffee, fizzy & fresh drinks, fresh & dried fruit, veg, hummus and popcorn they provide for all kinds of 'down-time' in the office, including table tennis, pool table, football, xbox, office scooters, relaxation pods and massage chairs.

Please reply with you CV or call Simon Evans for an informal conversation.

Senior Java Developer - Java | AWS | Kafka | Python | Kubernetes | Distributed Systems @ Scale | Flexible working

Burns Sheehan Ltd will consider applications based only on skills and ability and will not discriminate on any grounds.