About the Client
Our client is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the our client is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients.
About the Role
You will join a team of software engineers. This is a rare opportunity to join a new business unit within an established company; combining the dynamic spirit of a startup.
Design and implement new features and/or components within our platform and develop prototypes quickly to allow an iterative approach
Deliver high-quality code, focusing on simplicity, performance, maintainability and scalability
Optimise applications and components to maximize configurability, speed and efficiency, ease of development of new features and the ability to scale business processes
Create common libraries and frameworks demonstrated across the platform to streamline development of complex applications
End-to-end responsibility on the applications implemented, including automated testing, monitoring, identifying issues or bottlenecks and delivering improvements of the platform
Proven software development capabilities, i.e. 5+ years hands-on experience as a full-stack developer.
Experienced in the following languages and frameworks:
Mandatory: Enterprise Java
Optional: Camunda, Kafka, RestAssured, WireMock, OpenShift, AWS
Experience with high-traffic micro services architectures and best practices around designing, scaling and monitoring concurrent systems (using different technologies and preferably RESTful APIs and message passing protocols)
You carefully evaluate design trade-offs and strive for simple, elegant, algorithmically efficient solutions
Your code is easy to read, test and re-use and you constantly improve quality over time
You understand performance metrics, how to collect and use them to continuously improve performance, scalability and efficiency
Experience in the design of data-models for relational and NoSQL data stores
Experience in test-drive-development (TDD) and in the automated testing of APIs and user interfaces
Nice to Have Skills