Senior Developer Grails and Groovy

Senior Developer Grails and Groovy

Job Title: Senior Developer Grails and Groovy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £80,000 - £110,000 plus full company benefits
Reference: CADI/Senior Dev/ 01
Contact Name: Calvin Dick
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 27, 2016 12:41

Job Description

My client is a global life and reinsurance company. They are embarking on a range of new products and services utilising open source technology. They are looking for an experienced Grails and Groovy Developer to join their engineering team based in London.

Role Description

Build and maintain software components using Grails and Groovy in both D2C and B2B websites targeting both mobile and desktop platforms. The technology stack includes:

  • YUI, HTML5, CSS3
  • Grails
  • Groovy
  • RabbitMQ
  • MySQL
  • Restful APIs
  • DropWizard
  • AWS

Technical Skills Required

  • Excellent Java experience
  • Groovy and Grails in a commercial environment
  • Knowledge or experience of planning and implementing technologies using Agile development processes such as SCRUM, TDD
  • A background in building JVM based applications at scale
  • Full stack Java capability
  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience of JavaScript frameworks, e.g. JQuery, AngularJS
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality products to sometimes challenging timescales
  • Organised, delivery focused and analytical
  • Effective communicator with business customers at all levels including Senior Management
  • Team player
  • Ability to deal with non-standard requests/work, often at short notice


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