Senior Developer – Innovati...

Senior Developer – Innovation Lab

Job Title: Senior Developer – Innovation Lab
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £80000 per annum
Start Date: 2017-04-27
Reference: AHINNOLON
Contact Name: Alex Hamilton
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2017 17:09

Job Description

Location: Central London
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £80,000 + £10,000 pension + bonus

An international financial organisation is seeking talented developers to join its technology innovation lab.

The lab has been specifically designed to deliver exploration of cutting edge concepts and technology, MVP-driven rapid prototyping and full stack solution designs. 

Its remit can be described as “revolution; acceleration; innovation; blue sky thinking; problem solving; rapidity; prototyping; hackathons; technologists; disruptive design and technical polyglotism”.

This specialist team, of 15 excellent technologists, conduct 90 projects across machine learning, AI, automation, robotics and blockchain (distributed ledger).

Working with one or two other lab members, you’ll create matrix project teams, drawing subject matter experts and resource from across the business to deliver.

These roles are client facing, putting you in direct contact with senior stakeholders and first class IT professionals from world leading banks and exciting fintech start-ups.

You should be resourceful, energetic, and ready to hit the ground running. You’ll need to thrive in a fast-paced environment, work well in a team but also be a leader and an instigator. You should be ready to share ideas and fresh perspectives.

  • Deliver innovative and creative end-to-end designs and solutions
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively with wider technology teams globally, leveraging company capabilities and technology platforms
  • Assist clients, business lines and fintechs to improve business processes through co-creation and technology innovation
  • Work closely with internal technical teams, clients and business lines for education and co-creation
  • Assist in the delivery of processes and quality of design, build and integration of all elements of solutions and deliveries.
  • Research emerging technologies, processes and best practices
Essential skills/experience:
  • Experience in all/some of – Java (JEE), Web Application Frameworks, databases (relational and other), cloud, messaging, integration, APIs
  • Awesome technical polyglot with experience of shipping production code across a full-stack environment
  • Fantastic communicator and collaborator keen to work closely with clients
  • Experienced in solution design with some knowledge of architecture frameworks and industry best practices
  • Advocate of agile engineering principles with a drive for automation - build/test tools, continuous integration and delivery
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and intellectual curiosity
  • Passion for innovation and creative problem solving with an enthusiasm to evangelise to others
  • Demonstrable strong track record in delivery of complex solutions and projects
  • Experienced in using Open Source technologies
To discuss in detail, contact Alexander Hamilton at BWD Search & Selection