Software Engineer - Java at Pulselive, London, 3 Months, £Contractor Rate (Outside IR35)

  • Contract Spy
  • London, UK
  • Jul 22, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Software Engineer - Java (Contractor - Outside of IR35)

  • Contractor 
  • Outside of IR35
  • 3 Month Contract (Immediate Start)
As a Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to build solutions that engage millions of sports fans worldwide. You will be able to work with a wide range of data sources and providers from video, commentary to live sports data. At Pulselive, we pride ourselves in providing a collaborative environment that ensures we produce leading products across web and native applications.


Key Responsibilities

A Java Developer is expected to be responsible for:
  • Producing back-end code to a high standard that not only functions correctly but can be understood and extended by other members of the team
  • Showing good attention to detail in the final product, taking care and pride in what is produced
  • Communicating clearly both technically and creatively, to ensure the best possible solutions are built
  • Tracking and communicating progress within a project across the project team, especially the Project/Product Manager
  • Managing code releases to internal environments (Dev, Test)

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

Expert knowledge of
  • Java 8 (essential)
  • Spring 4
  • JPA/Hibernate
  • Git usage and code management
  • JIRA usage for task/ticket management
  • Documenting solutions and code
  • Unit testing
Competent with
  • SQL
  • Providing RESTful services
  • Using thrift or similar IDL
  • Zookeeper
  • AWS products
  • Javascript
  • Maven
  • Continuous Integration
  • Linux

About Pulselive

At Pulselive we create experiences that sports fans can't live without.  We exist to unlock the power of sport through technology by uniting communities, entertaining, and inspiring people around the world.

Our work is dedicated to one of the most socially impactful activities on the planet - sport.  As a technology company, we strive to provide equal access and enjoyment to every new and existing sports fan, the world over.  We’re a team of highly talented and engaged creatives, engineers, product managers and researchers that collaborate to make this happen.  This empowers us conceptualising, developing and managing digital platforms, reaching millions of sports fans every day; whether that’s the official Cricket World Cup website or the Premier League’s mobile apps.

Our team is over 120 strong, predominantly in the UK, with a number of offices including Australia, Spain and the United States.  
Our Commitment to you
Securing and investing in the best talent is one of our Key Principles; it’s integral we have a diverse team of individuals who feel challenged and valued.  While you don’t have to be a sports fan yourself, you’ll need to embrace the power of teamwork.
We take professional development seriously and ensure every person at Pulselive receives a range of learning opportunities.  We focus on your long term career goals, rather than your existing responsibilities. 
We are firm believers in flexibility, both location and when you work.  We trust each other to be responsible, ensuring the work gets done but balanced around our own lives.

Our response to COVID 19
During this time Team Pulselive are working remotely to deliver sports experiences that fans can’t live without.  We are continuing to hire and onboard fantastic people into our teams during the COVID pandemic and have adapted our processes to ensure we can deliver a virtual recruitment process that keeps you and our teams safe.  During our recruitment process, you can expect to interact with us via one-way video interview, virtual meetings and telephone.  The Talent Acquisition and Hiring Teams are here to support you through your recruitment journey, so please feel free to contact us if you require any assistance.
Our new starters are joining the business remotely and we want to ensure you feel like part of our team.  From onboarding to team interactions and company all hands, we will ensure you have everything you need to succeed as your onboard with Pulselive.