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Edinburgh, Scotland

Posted on 14th June 2019
Salary/Rate negotiable
Job type Permanent
Our Ref Dev14062019

About this job
We have an exciting opportunity for a Developer based in Edinburgh.
Our client is one of the leading financial services employers in the region at present and they are looking for a Developer on a permanent basis.

The role is all about…

Working as part of a team assisting in the evolution of the ESB Middleware Platform to keep fit for the future to support changing requirements and working practices in a fast changing technology landscape. Identifying, implementing or suggesting changes that improve service to internal and external customers.
Working as part of a team to lead, coach and manage the ESB development team, to deliver quality outputs in a timely fashion, that meet the needs of stakeholders; focusing not just on what is delivered, but equally focused on how objectives are achieved.
Applying technical and platform knowledge, make key technical decisions and build a consensus around technical direction in an agile environment.
Evolve development practices, processes and tools in a proactive manner.
Bring experience and platform knowledge to bear on complex integration tasks, identifying technical risk, working with architects and developers to mitigate this risk using architecture spikes and proofs-of-concept.
Working with key stakeholders across business and technical domains.
Working as part of a wider team to share best practice.
We need you to have…
In-depth experience in IBM ESB or similar Middleware product, across multiple areas of a typical enterprise technology.
Experienced Agile development with a strong grasp of automation, continuous integration, test-driven development and continuous refactoring.
Background in developing integration solutions (financial experience would be preferred).
Excellent communication, engagement and influencing skills.
Practical experience in Agile development, e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe.
SOAP/ REST Web Services.
Spring Framework, Spring Web Services, Spring MVC.
Java 7/8, JEE, JSP.

We would like you to have

Rational Team Concert, Rational Integration Tester, GitHub.
Experience in ESB with the use of Jenkins, Docker, Rancher.
Cucumber, Selenium.
§ Atlassian Stack.
Unix / Linux.

If you are interested in the role please send you CV to

For further details, contact James Taylor on 0131 473 7044 or e-mail