Team Lead Java Developer at The Software Institute, Solihull, 6 Months+, £550 per day

£550 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Solihull, UK
  • Feb 12, 2024
6 Months or more Information Technology

Contract Description

Java Development Team Lead – minimum 6 Month Contract - Solihull

As a Development Team Leader you will be a player manager able to lead, inspire and set the technical standard with your squad.

You will be working within a significant transformation project, closely with cross-functional teams to deliver innovation. You will be instrumental in the development, and implementation of a hypergrowth technology platform, utilising your expertise.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work on transformative projects with a fast growing, but established global Consultancy, initially with one of our top UK customer’s who are a leader in their sector, and a cutting-edge digital platform.

Key Responsibilities:

1.Lead a squad of four junior Java developers, and provide management, mentoring, coaching to your team as well as taking ownership of your own deliverables.

2.Architect and develop Microservices-based applications, ensuring high performance, security, and scalability.

3.Collaborate with database architects to design and optimize database solutions for the platform.

4.Work closely with other technology teams to integrate various components and ensure seamless system functionality.

What we are looking for:

A minimum at least 3-5 years experience of Java Development.

Experience in the following technologies and frameworks:


Multi-threaded Applications

Spring Boot

Unit testing & mocking

Use of Redis (ideally in Java)


Experience with databases, in particular MongoDB.

Familiarity with cloud platforms

Knowledge of modern software development practices, including CI/CD, automated testing, and DevOps.

Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to mentor and guide a development team.

7.Strong problem-solving and critical-thinking abilities.

Day Rates:

  • £550/ day

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 6 months

Salary: From £550.00 per day

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Solihull, West Midlands: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Java: 2 years (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person