2 remote Akka contracts

Google Cloud Platform / Java Developer

9 days ago
£540 - £660/day ( estimate)RemoteInside IR35IT Talent Solutions Ltd
  • £700 per day
  • Remote working
  • Inside IR35 (umbrella company required)

Key Essential experience required

  • Java 11 experience
  • Google Cloud Platform
  • Google Kubernetes

Our client is one of the UK's biggest online Ecommerce platforms on the planet!

We are seeking a talented Senior BackEnd Java 11 Developer to join our Engineering team.

The business is currently working on migrating their kubernetes services from Private Cloud, Open Stack, Debian VMs to containerised solutions in Google Cloud Platform and Google Kubernetes Engine.

We're looking for an experienced developer with commercial exposer to Java 11 and GCP Knowledge of Containerisation, Kubernetes and Google Cloud Platform to help us complete a successful migration.

We are seeking expertise in several of the following key skills:
• Java 11
• Spring or other mainstream framework
• Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
• Microservices
• Google Kubernetes Engine

Additionally, experience of some of these technologies is desirable:
• Java Feign, Spring MVC Tests
• Python
• OpenAPI
• Helmchart
• Docker
• Jenkins
• Memcached
• OpenStack
• Grafana, Pact, Rest easy, Wiremock, Mockito
• Scala, Scalatest and Webdriver
• Kafka
• MongoDB
• Hadoop
• Redis
• Akka
• Discovery
• Dual-Track Agile

• Design, develop, test and release microservices on GKE/GCP
• Containerise existing microservices to run on GKE/GCP
• Work with Operations to automatically deploy microservices to production
• Optimise Legacy code to enable a successful migration of each microservice to GKE/GCP
• Help decoupling code from existing monoliths into microservices
• Share knowledge and best practice in Brownbag sessions to ramp up less experienced engineers
• Produce Production Ready code that is clean and testable
• Work as part of an agile team
Please send us your CV for immediate consideration.

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Senior JavaScript Developers

15 days ago
£470 - £580/day ( estimate)RemoteBrandwatch

Job Title: Senior JavaScript Developer 4x positions

Location: Remote, London

Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Brandwatch is the global leader in social and digital consumer intelligence, working with the biggest brands and most admired agencies worldwide - 39 of the Fortune 100 are clients.

Recently named a leader in The Forrester Wave™, we build smart software solutions that help capture, understand and share insights from millions of conversations across the web and beyond. Home to over 500 people worldwide with offices in 10 locations, Brandwatch is a place that motivates and supports its staff to find answers to new problems in an ever changing social and digital world.

Brandwatch builds a suite of analytics software products that allow our customers to measure and predict consumer behaviour online. We process enormous quantities of unstructured consumer voice data; such as publicly available social media data, blogs, forums etc.... Our customers then search and analyse these data, using the tools we have built, to achieve various marketing and market research outcomes; for example: "What do consumers like about our new product?"

The Position:

The position requires confident applicants with high quality backgrounds in JavaScript code, ideally in a web application environment.


  • Familiar with web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS3
  • JavaScript frameworks such as React (preferred), Angular pr VueJS.
  • Working with complex technical projects, and delivering iterative solutions that provide value at each step of the way.
  • Bonus points for first hands-on experience with continuous integration technologies such as GitHub Actions and Jenkins.
  • Open to working with our state-of-the-art technology stack, building single-page JavaScript applications using the react framework and technologies such as Jest, Webpack and Node.js.

The Candidate:

  • Has prior industry experience of writing and shipping high quality JavaScript.
  • Needs to be willing to coach other developers and inspire them to write high quality code.
  • Is looking for an opportunity to provide technical leadership within a small team.

Beyond that, we recognize that you may need further development in some areas, and we encourage you to apply even if your profile does not meet all of the requirements for the role: we encourage and support growth and development for everyone.

Our Benefits

  • Small, autonomous teams of skilled people, in a friendly and relaxed environment
  • Work with people all over the world
  • 5 hour work week - or less!
  • 10% of your time to work on anything you like, reading groups, tech talks, generous training and conference budgets, and any technical books you need
  • Flexible & remote working
  • Bike and tech schemes
  • An extensive people development program, including LinkedIn Learning for every employee and in-house courses such as our Brandwatch Leadership Development program
  • Community-focused groups, such as our Diversity & Inclusion and Green committees

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Senior Frontend Developer, Full-Stack, Senior Node.js Developer, Principle Angular Developer, Senior Contract Scala Developer - Scala and Akka, Senior Web Developer, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Systems Developer, SQL Developer, SQL Engineer, SQL Server, Application Developer Software Tester, IT Software Developer, IT Database Developer, IT Software Engineer, Software Testing, Software Integration may also be considered for this role.