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Java Performance Developer


City of London Permanent £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

Java Performance Developer

Salt are very proud to have partnered with one of the worlds leading service providers and comparison sites. This global establishment are looking for a enthusiastic, creative and passionate Java Performance Developer to come onboard and help build a fast, scalable and reliable solution amongst their Engineering Team.

As a Java Performance Developer, you will be inducted into a friendly and very welcoming team in a very modern and trendy office located in London. Primarily your work will span across multiple non-functional disciplines as the team thrives to dig deep in to technology to discover and understand what is happening under the covers, they then differentiate themselves due to the unique technical knowledge that they acquire by doing so.

The most successful Java Performance Developer will be the one who can demonstrate the following:

  • Collaborate with engineers to build performant and reliable software
  • Promote and instil performance and reliability matters throughout the technology group
  • Perform evaluations in the realms of new technologies, hardware, infrastructure and cloud computing
  • Liaise with teams to discover optimal ways to scale application infrastructure for our continually increasing growth
  • Evaluate the performance of and tune Java, NoSQL, Tomcat and other systems
  • Identify and perform root cause analysis of performance, scalability and availability issues, across the entire application stack


Key requirements:

  • Hands-on experience of engineering Java-based software to make it faster or otherwise more efficient
  • Profiling Java-based components
  • JVM performance and garbage collection tuning
  • Linux OS performance considerations, including use of monitoring tools
  • Optimisation of Web-based service containers like Tomcat
  • Ability to analyse and solve performance issues spanning multiple systems
  • Understanding of layer 7 protocols and network devices
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work across teams

Bonus skills & experience:

  • Cloud computing (AWS preferred)
  • Container orchestration platforms (Kubernetes preferred)
  • Distributed database management systems (Cassandra preferred)
  • Client-side performance factors

Within this fantastic opportunity as a Java Performance Developer you will work in a world class team, bringing innovation, enthusiasm and solid support. With your capable Java development & performance tuning skills and with efficient communication you are expected to deliver high level performance evaluations for the benefit of the business.

In addition to having an outstanding opportunity to join a world leading and award winning company, first class training awaits the successful candidate in order for them to have the very best opportunity to progress and grow in a very exciting industry.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and would like to discuss further, please contact King Des Djimasse on (0)207 928 2525 or alternatively apply via the link!

Job Reference: JO-1708-125696

Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

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