Senior Software Engineer (Java/Kotlin)

REF: 902657_1619507585

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: £60000 to £70000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast

MCS Group is proud to be recruiting for a Senior Software Engineer with experience in Java for a high-growth 'tech unicorn' which set up in Belfast in early 2020. A truly unique offering to the technology sector locally, they'll afford Senior level or Principal software engineers greenfield development, the latest & greatest emerging technologies (think Kotlin, Scala, Groovy) and the chance to play an integral part in continued global success and high growth locally.

This tech firm have had great success to date and is full steam ahead in terms of building out an extremely high performing Engineering hub in Belfast, working across greenfield development and cutting-edge technologies and providing solutions that are rapidly changing and disrupting multiple global industries. This role will provide you the opportunity to join an exceptional team, working on greenfield development with a modern and diverse tech stack.

The Person

  • You'll be proficient with a JVM Language (Kotlin or Java, Scala, Groovy)
  • 5+ years of relevant development experience (full software life cycle - building product)
  • Solid exposure to messaging/streaming technology (Kafka or Pulsar, NATS, Rabbit)
  • Delivery focused with solid exposure to SOA and/or Microservices environment
  • Hands-on knowledge building on cloud service platforms (ideally GCP, or AWS, Azure)
  • Experience partnering and collaborating with remote teams (across different time zones)
  • Proven track record in learning new technologies and applying that learning quickly

Package and Benefits

  • Competitive base salary
  • Private health and dental care
  • Significant equity - revenue on track to triple in 2021 alone
  • Bonus
  • 6% Pension Contribution
  • Income protection
  • Generous Annual Leave (25 days plus stats)

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Chris Busby, Head of IT Permanent Recruitment at MCS Group or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

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