Technical Lead - Java/Python

£400 - £500 per day
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Jacob Appleton
Clearance Level
Job Type

Technical Lead - Contract - Gloucestershire - Between £400.00 and £550.00 per day

Our client is seeking keen-minded Technical Lead's, responsible for helping to lead the delivery of the next generation of technology to our client.

Technical Leads have a perspective to lead other engineers on problem solving that says no one problem, big or small, is an isolated event, but rather part of a much bigger, more complex system and by joining us you will be responsible for delivering next-generation technology.


  • Using your expertise in translating IT requirements into phenomenal design
  • Develop, test, debug, verify, integrate and support state of the art software utilising the java language with focus on front-end applications

Things We Expect from You:

  • A self-starter and analytical thinker who is thorough with a detailed approach
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Hands on coding experience essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience of being a senior/ lead engineer, managing/ leading a small team
  • Able to demonstrate strong problem solving
  • Have good listening skills and the ability to probe for answers
  • Able to demonstrate understanding and draw upon transferable and practical development experiences
  • Demonstrate how you take creative approaches to problem solving innovation and issue resolution
  • Solid experience with at least Java and/or Python
  • Desirable skills including experience/understanding of the Agile Scrum methodology, AIX, Linux, Oracle, WebSphere Broker/MQ, SQL, Shell scripting, Weblogic, BPM
  • Strong fundamentals on OOP and C++ SPL and InfoSphere Streams tool use, JMeter Selenium, LoadRunner, Java C++ web accessibility testing SOAP UI XML/XSD JSON


  • Degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics or any other closely related field favourable, but not necessary.
  • Applicants without degree can still be considered if able to show significant knowledge and experience of programming in Java.

RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £250 of Love to Shop Gift Vouchers!

You will be required to hold a minimum of DV Cleared or willing to undergo. If you do not hold an active DV Cleared or willing to undergo please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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