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Head Of Java Engineering Work From Home.

Location: Oxford
Category: Contract Jobs
Salary: 700-850pd + Fully Remote, Outside IR35
Ref: JT/JC/5432
Contact Name: James Clarke
Telephone: 01908 752385

Head of Java Engineering who can boast an impressive background of managing technical teams (30+), was a former engineer at heart (Java expertise) and is currently working with teams on both architecture and design. This is a for a huge enhancement and migration programme within the healthcare space.


Working closely with the CTO, as Head of Java Engineering you will be responsible for:


  • Platform stability to ensure quality is built into every stage of the development process. 
  • Technology Strategy and Architecture - Build a technology roadmap that comprises of stream for Java platform and applications.
  • Evaluate technical support and the communication paths with the rest of the organisation - development and test predominantly. 
  • Day to Day Operational Support / Change Management
  • Work with a team of contractors (35-40 in total) on ways of working and best-practices in terms of development, operations and support working together effectively to develop, test and release.
  • Improve the release processes



The technology stack for the platform is as follows:


  • Azure integration;
  • SQL Server Database; Stored procedures and triggers
  • Java 8, Google Web Toolkit and Java Enterprise Edition, Maven for the main application;
  • Spring Boot, Dropwizard services;
  • New Relic, Jenkins, Octopus, Nexus;
  • Jira, Confluence.


This is fully remote and outside of IR35. Project to kickstart within 2-4 weeks.

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