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Senior Java Developer

  1. Hove
  2. Full-time
  3. IT & Change

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Company Description

For nearly 200 years we have provided financial services to customers across the UK, and now the US. As one of Europe’s largest insurance and asset management groups, with over £1 trillion in assets, we are experts in safeguarding people’s financial futures. Our ambitions are underpinned by five strong businesses, each of which is innovating and expanding globally, adding new products and solutions to their strategic goals. We aim to be leaders in four key areas: retirement, investment management, capital investment and insurance. Our businesses work together to deliver on our purpose and to drive synergies across the Group.


Job Description

Legal & General Insurance are undertaking a 5-year transformation program which will see many of its legacy applications re-written, re-factored and migrated from on-premise data centres to Cloud hosted. This role will play a key part in the Application Design, Development and maintaining of CI/CD pipelines, along with application build and deployments to support this multi-million-pound strategic programmes.

 

What you'll be doing

  • Taking ownership of application design, development and Production Support in new cloud native application build
  • Working closely with the IT Technical Architect and IT Cloud Infra Architect to build and maintain the applications in Azure cloud environments.
  • Working closely with the development teams, Test and Quality, Security and Design Authority teams to build and maintain the Application development pipelines and to ensure all solutions are Secure by Design and Secure in Practice.
  • Creating and maintaining the documentations for knowledge sharing and training
  • Able to act as a master trouble shooter and JAVA SME in Application development and Production Support
  • Executing POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
  • Working with Production Service Manager to manage the Production issues
  • Keeping abreast of and gain expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied to our Cloud estate
  • Must be good team player and able to communicate well with the stakeholders involved

Qualifications

  • Technical experience developing E-commerce applications using Java/J2EE and comfortable developing web services/microservices architecture. Additional knowledge of the following is beneficial:
  • Spring framework (Spring Boot, MVC, Dependency Injection, Data Access)
  • JDBC, SQL, XML, Junit, LDAP, Active Directory, Eclipse, Subversion, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Javascript, JQuery, IBM Websphere Application Server / JBOSS / Tomcat and Web Services (HTTP, ReST, JSON, XML)
  • Test-Driven / Behaviour-Driven Development methods and frameworks
  • CI / CT / DevOps Tools and Technologies
  • Full understanding of applicable database technologies (DB2, Oracle, SQL Server), performance/clustering/scalability concerns, Data Warehousing and reporting (e.g. Business Objects, Ab-initio, SAS) and Enterprise content management products.
  • Knowledge of repositories, code controls and development tools such as JIRA, Confluence and similar tools
  • Application and Web Service security, Identity Management and Protocols (e.g. OWASP, WS-Security, SAML, OAuth2, OpenID Connect)
  • Knowledge of or have worked with Cloud technologies. Azure preferred
  • Working with: Agile development methodology, SAFe or SCRUM
  • Understanding of established and emerging technologies and their contribution to delivering successful business outcomes.

Additional Information

Legal & General is a leading financial services organisation, named Britain’s Most Admired Company in 2023, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.  

We’re one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurers. Connecting to form a unique business model which drives value for our customers and society. And enabling our people to create impact through work that is meaningful and valued.  

If you join us, you’ll be part of a welcoming, inclusive culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views, and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.  

We strive to be open, mindful, and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs. It doesn’t matter if you don’t meet every single criterion in this advert. Instead, think about what you excel at and what else you can bring in terms of strengths, potential and connection to our purpose. 

If you’re open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

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