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Microservice (Java) and Integration Developer

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Scotland - Glasgow City Centre
Categories: IT

Job Title: Microservice (Java) and Integration Developer
Business Unit: CIO Digital
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Starting from £34,000 - £42,000 per annum DOE
Contract Type: Permanent
In our quest to make things better, we never stop looking at how every bit of banking works. We sweat the small stuff, because we know it makes a big difference for our customers. But at the heart of this are our people - who we couldn't do without. Our bold and brilliant colleagues who bring their A game every single day. The question is - are you ready to bring yours?
In Digital Solutions we are proud that we are the team which deliver the digital capabilities that enable our customers to engage with their finances when and how they want to. We deliver across web and mobile channels across a range of technologies.  Being digital and on the go has never been so important - We love what we do and it's truly an exciting time to join the team!
We're looking for an ambitious Java Developer who of course loves the techy side of being a technologist but also someone who cares about delivering engaging customer experiences.  We'd expect you to have the ability to collaborate with other members of the team, to enhance their and your skills and manage multiple streams of work and see these through completion.
We believe in collaboration, with Agile at the heart of everything we do. We aren't perfect (who is?) so we iterate and improve as we go. We are looking for people who can not only help us continue to disrupt the banking sector but also how we become better at what we do!
We are looking for an IT professional, responsible for design, development and implementation of Integration and microservice based solutions from initial conception through completion in an Agile environment.  Supporting the business and technical architecture of the delivered solution matches enterprise, technical and functional requirements. 
The role is all about...
• Working as part of an agile team assisting in the evolution of the Java Microservice and Integration Platform to keep fit for the future to support changing requirements and working practices in a fast-changing technology landscape.
• Identifying, implementing or suggesting changes that improve service to internal and external customers.
• Working as part of a team to deliver and manage tasks across Java and ESB stacks, to deliver quality outputs in a timely fashion, that meet the needs of stakeholders; focusing not just on what is delivered, but equally focused on how objectives are achieved.
• Applying technical and platform knowledge, make key technical decisions and build a consensus around technical direction in an agile environment.
• Evolve development practices, processes and tools in a proactive manner.
• Bring experience and platform knowledge to bear on complex integration tasks, identifying technical risk, working with architects and developers to mitigate this risk using architecture spikes and proofs-of-concept.
• Working with key stakeholders across business and technical domains.
• Working as part of a wider team to share best practice.
• As a developer we would expect you to have the ability to collaborate with other members of the team, to enhance their and your skills and manage multiple streams of work and see these through to completion.
We need you to have...
• In-depth Experience in Java development preferably at an enterprise scale
• Experienced Agile development with a strong grasp of automation, continuous integration, test-driven development and continuous refactoring.
• Background in developing integration solutions (financial experience would be preferred)
• Excellent communication, engagement and influencing skills
• Practical experience in Agile development, e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe
• SOAP/ REST Web Services
• Java 7/8
We would like you to have...
• Experience in IBM ESB or similar Middleware product
• Any experience with Pega, BPM tool
• Atlassian Stack
• Unix / Linux
Overall, your attitude and approach are as important as the experience and skills that you will bring.
If you think you have what it takes to Live a Life More Virgin join us!
RED HOT Rewards
• A generous holiday package and the option to buy more!
• Private Medical Insurance - with the option to extend to family members.
• Pension!  A market leading pension – we’ll top up your contributions too. 
• Flexible benefits – customise your rewards to work for you!
Inclusion at Virgin Money
Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do here at Virgin Money. It’s good for you, it’s good for us and it’s amazing for our customers. We know that great minds don’t think alike, so we rely on your diverse thoughts, feelings, beliefs and backgrounds to be the best we can possibly be. Got any questions about this or need some support with your application? We’d love to hear from you so get in touch with our friendly team at or
Point to note…
At the minute, depending on which team you are joining, lots of us are working from home. This is something that may change over time, and if so, we will come together in one of our hub locations, giving you the chance to meet your new colleagues in person. We will of course, make sure you have the IT equipment to access our systems and to interact digitally with your new team and colleagues, but we thought it best to let you know this in advance, so you can make sure you are set up to work safely and productively. If you have any questions on this let us know! 
Now the legal bit…
If we offer you a job and you accept, there are some checks we need to complete before you can start with us. This will include a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

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