Developer

Posted 01 July 2022
Salary £500 - 550 per day
LocationExeter
Job type Contract
DisciplineCorporate Functions
ReferenceDeveloper - Met
Contact NameTaylor Kirkham

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Developer to join a Local Authority in Exeter on an interim contract basis. 

As a Digital Developer, you’ll play a vital role in helping design, evolve and support our strategic API Management system, together with helping to skill share across the team.

About the role

As a Digital Developer you will be responsible for: 

  • Building new Java classes to extend our API Management platform
  • Developing and extending Python-based AWS Lambda APIs
  • Working with the Solutions Architect to design and deliver product features
  • Technically Lead the team, including mentoring junior developers
  • Assisting testing and peer reviews of technical delivery
  • Providing technical advice to internal users of the system

About you

The ideal candidate for this position must have:

  • A working knowledge of implementing or supporting REST APIs using an API Management solution (e.g. WSO2, Apigee).
  • Highly proficient in Python and Java development.
  • Experience of building unit tests with Junit and mocking frameworks, e.g. Mockito.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of using Amazon AWS services including Lambda, EC2 and experience of the AWS CodePipeline.

Experience which is not essential but desirable includes: 

  • Development experience using Spring and Spring Boot.
  • Good understanding of Linux shell scripts (e.g. bash).
  • Integration experience using REST APIs and JSON.
  • Working knowledge of Auth and Auth protocols, including OAuth2 and API keys.

About the company

Local Authority employees contribute to the local community whilst working in a dynamic, fair and flexible environment. Whoever you are and whatever your background, working in local government gives you the opportunity not only to develop your career, but also to make a difference in people's lives.

What’s on offer

Pay Rate: £525 per day Inside IR35

Contract type: 6 month contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis.

Hours: Monday – Friday 40hrs per week

How to apply

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed, or would love to find out more information, either

  • Hit the apply button now and follow the steps 
  • Contact Taylor Kirkham on 01772 954200
  • Email your CV to tk@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk 

About Spencer Clarke Group

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Taylor Kirkham on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply. 

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