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Java Engineer – Agile Innovation Lab – Video Streaming Giant – London – Permanent

London, UK

Job Type

Perm

About The Role

A global Video Streaming giant is building out a brand-new engineering Innovation Lab. Their AWS-based platforms underpin some of the best-known movie and TV franchises, as well as several live TV and Sports streams watched by over 100 million users globally.

With their ever-expanding array of entertainment and consumer base, they’re building this group to help them solve large-scale technology problems in new and innovative ways. They want to hire a top Java Engineer, passionate about Agile/XP engineering using the latest open-source software (such as Kafka, Terraform, Grafana, Kubernetes, Jaeger, Prometheus etc). You will be at the forefront of innovation and a key player within technology for years to come.

You'd be involved in the technical roadmap and architecture as well as engineering, whilst mentoring more junior engineers and learning from top technologists in a highly collaborative, culture-first environment where you are encouraged to widen your technical skillset.

The primary tech stack is:

  • Java/Kotlin

  • AWS

  • Grafana, Jaeger, Prometheus

  • React

  • Kafka

  • Terraform

  • Kubernetes/Istio

Required skills:

  • Expertise in Java and/or Kotlin, Scala

  • Experience building and deploying into an AWS environment (or other public cloud)

  • Strong experience in building out RestAPIs

  • Background in Agile and XP engineering with TDD, BDD, Pair Programming etc

Desired skills:

  • Good engineering / design principles

  • Experience with the latest DevOps CI/CD tools

  • Understanding of cloud containerisation tools such as Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, Istio

Interview process: Remote


Benefits:

  • Top compensation package including end of year bonus

  • Flexible/Remote working (within UK)

  • Healthcare/life insurance

  • Market leading pension scheme

  • 25 days’ holiday

If this role isn't right for you, but you know of someone who might be interested, we have a market-leading referral scheme in place to thank anyone who refers a friend who is successfully placed! T&Cs apply.

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