Sr. Java Designer / Developer

Sector:
IT
Job Type:
Full Time
Region:
South East
County:
Buckinghamshire

Town/City:
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Description:
Up to £70k + car allowance

Our client based in Milton Keynes is seeking an Experienced Java-oriented Senior Developer Designer to work as part of a team supporting Public Sector clients in the UK and Europe. Their Java Developer Designers undertake a range of activities, including supporting development and delivery teams, dealing with software problems and advising on the integration of company products with other systems.

A current focus of the role is to work with the business and client to design the key technical components of a product that provides records management and workflow functionality specifically to the Justice, Law Enforcement and Border Security industry segment and help technical resources develop and deliver project deliverables related to this product.

This is an exciting role giving you the opportunity to contribute to the technical strategy and architecture of a core offering to the Justice, Law Enforcement and Border Security community.

Role and Objectives:

- Establish software architectural standards and align developers and support staff with these standards
- Recognise and solve complex technical, scalability or redundancy related challenges
- Educate the teams on architectural best practices and encourage developers to create common services and maximize reuse of components
- Consult with all internal and client stakeholders towards delivering business requirements and maximising the value proposition of the company products and solutions
- Provide ownership and governance for, as well as approval of, technical design documentation
- Review and identify risks and issues, recommending and implementing long term solutions where possible
- Work with Business Analysts, UX designers, etc. to understand needs, constraints & opportunities
- Participate, and lead, when needed, technical design workshops both internally and externally
- Actively participate and contribute to technical and business review meetings, proposing innovative solutions to handle problem-resolution, improving overall performance, quality and user satisfaction.
- Manage and supervise regular code reviews, proposing optimised and updated solutions to improve quality and performance
- Have responsibility for the overall software architecture of products and applications ensure teams are developing in line with the overall architectural road map

Required Skill-Set

- Strong knowledge of software development lifecycles, systems engineering and business process re-engineering
- In-depth understanding of Justice, Law Enforcement and Border Security industry segment business processes
- Fully aware of market trends and developing technologies
- Ability to work closely and in full collaboration with the business and cross-functional teams to determine and architect solutions that deliver business value
- Able to interact and communicate effectively and clearly with all levels of staff in both the business and technical areas, internally and in client organisations, with the ability to keep discussions at the appropriate level of detail
- Able to be a Customer Advocate, with experience supporting mission critical services
- Strong client-facing skills
- Able to prioritise work activities and identify risks to quality or timelines
- Can maintain a strategic focus to understand the value proposition of company products and solutions

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