Senior Java Engineer (Java 8+ Kafka Event Streaming Spring Boot Microservices Testing) - Up to £800/Day ++ - Initial 6 Months – Trading - London

Up to £800/Day++ - Development
Ref: 1508 Date Posted: Monday 18 Oct 2021
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To be considered, please ensure you complete your application on the Computappoint website. 


My client, a well-known Trading organisation, is seeking a Senior Java Engineer to join them in the City of London on a contract basis. This is an exciting time to join as the organisation is currently undergoing a huge transformation including the build of a new trading platform and the adoption of Automation/DevOps tools. 

Financial Services experience is not a pre-requisite, therefore this role presents a superb opportunity to gain experience within this prestigious and highly desirably working sector.


You will be joining a new team and working on a new innovative greenfield project. As a  Senior Java Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and developing software systems and applications. You will act as high-level decision influencer in the process of determining everything from design choices to technical standards, such as platforms, coding standards and tools.

The following are essential:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Software Development
  • Experience working with JVM based languages e.g. Java or Scala or Kotlin
  • Experience in:
    • Enterprise messaging systems e.g. Kafka
    • Testing frameworks e.g. Unit, Mock, BDD, TDD, Automation
    • OOO/OOD concepts and design patterns & Micro-services
    • Spring Boot
    • SQL databases
  • Understanding of DevOps principles and practices
  • Passionate Agile and/or Scrum practitioner
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

The following are desirable:

  • Hazelcast
  • noSQL or distributed databases (Redis, Couchbase etc)
  • Kubernetes and/or Docker


This role will be mostly remote, however visits to the London office will be a requirement of the position.

Daily Rate: Up to £800++ (depending on experience)

If you believe you have the right skill-set and attributes for this role, then please apply today! – To be considered, please ensure you complete your application on the Computappoint website.

Services offered by Computappoint Limited are those of an Employment Business and/or Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Skills: Java, JVM, Scala, Microservices, Object-Orientated Design Principles, SQL, Kafka, Event Streaming, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot, Hazelcast, Testing, Agile, Scrum, Programmer, Developer, Software Engineer