Current
Vacancies

Senior Development Lead

Location: 

Wimbledon

Type:

Full-time

Current
Vacancies

Senior Development Lead

Location: 

Wimbledon

Type:

Full-time

Current
Vacancies

Senior European Payments Project Manager

Location: 

Wimbledon

Type:

Full-time

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a snr dev lead to join a highly agile and collaborative development team, consisting of both junior and experience software developers, using a cutting-edge tech stack. This role will involve to working onsite with clients to help them achieve their business aims.


The Senior Development Lead will be a seasoned engineer to which more junior members of a development team can reach out to. The role will also involve hands-on development, working to resolve high impact, challenging engineering problems while continuously raising quality standards. The technology stack will include Java, Spring and Camel.


Successful candidates will have the right attitude to work closely with other members of the development team and other teams. They will share their knowledge regarding software engineering best practices. They will also have experience working effectively within highly collaborative agile development teams. They should be able to demonstrate a passion for engineering and software development. We are looking for self-starters, who can readily take ownership and continually strive to innovate.


Principal responsibilities will include:

  • Taking a key role in development, following TDD and BDD Processes
  • Writing high quality code within established development standards and patterns
  • Contributing to design decisions and technical discussions as part of a development team

Skills and experience will include:

  • Java 8+ skills (Functional programming, Optional, CompletableFuture, etc.)
  • Containers and container orchestration i.e. Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, Rancher
  • Spring basics (IoC, context, JMS)
  • Building for high availability/resilient distributed systems
  • Knowledge of automation, and Continuous Integration & Continuous Deployment processes
  • Agile delivery experience
  • In addition to the above, the following background experience would be highly beneficial:
  • Consultancy/ customer facing experiences within a software vendor or enterprise scale services environment
  • Experience with Akka (or equivalent frameworks) & Spring technologies
  • Automation environment provisioning using Ansible
  • Previous experience with real-time messaging systems
  • DevOps experience
  • Knowledge of document-based data stories e.g. MongoDB
  • Finance Services/ Banking always a plus

Additional Information: 

  • Salary Offered: Competitive Base +20% bonus + benefits
  • Travel profile: Candidates should be willing to work at client site (predominantly in Central London) in the interest of meeting with customers and collaborating with colleagues
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom and will be required to partake in pre-employment background checking

Job description

About Icon Solutions:

Icon Solutions is an international award-winning payment and specialist technology provider serving global financial institutions. From IT strategy, architecture and design to software development, Icon enables clients to rapidly capitalise on the latest technology. The critical value Icon offers its clients, is the combination of deep subject matter expertise in instant payments, a proven track record in delivering bank critical systems, and a FinTech approach to the use of technology.


About the role:

A senior Project Manager is required to join the continental European team. The successful candidate must have proven experience of end-to-end management of technical onsite engagements, senior stakeholder management and Agile, feature based product delivery with typical budgets exceeding £1m. The role may be based anywhere in Europe (existing customers are located in Belgium, Italy, E Europe and Paris), with regular travel to the London office. Further projects will be throughout Europe. Reporting to a Programme manager, you will have the opportunity to help shape the future grown of the continental European team.

Main responsibilities:

  • Acting as client interface between technology teams and the client
  • Build effective working relationships with both delivery and business development organisations with the objective of seeking opportunities to add value to the end client
  • Managing all aspects of project delivery including project planning, resourcing, milestone tracking, commercial management and customer satisfaction
  • Providing pragmatic project management guidance to clients and colleagues

Skills/Experience:

  • Full life-cycle project management experience, reflected in industry related certifications, from initial opportunity through to requirement development/definition, project mobilisation and commercial negotiation of change requests.
  • Agile (i.e. scrum, Kanban, DSDM) feature-based Product delivery and release management
  • Familiarity with agile / waterfall blended approaches often found a tier 1 financial institutions.
  • Supporting multiple project resources including blended teams of colleagues, client and partner resources to share knowledge and develop an integrated delivery ethic.
  • Commercial senior stakeholder management and client engagement with a focus on exceptional client satisfaction.
  • Working with disparately located teams (both onshore and offshore) and within multi-vendor scenarios.
  • Financial Services domain knowledge, preferably in the real time payments space either within a bank or central infrastructure.
  • Practical experience of mobilising technology to meet the market dynamics effecting the financial services domain (Risk / Cost / Customer) and payments.
  • Strong team leadership skills, especially in the context of large teams of consulting professionals.
  • Comfortable working in a diverse, innovative, flexible, high ambitious and high growth environment.

Nonessential Skills and Experience required:

  • Pre-Sales support
  • Fluent in French and / or other European languages

Additional information:

  • Job Location: various European locations (Netherlands, Paris, Spain, Belgium)
  • Salary: Competitive Base + 20% bonus
  • Travel profile: Candidates should be willing to work at client site in the interest of meeting with customers and collaborating with colleagues
  • Applicants must have the right to live and work in the European Union and will be required to partake in pre-employment background checking

Interested?

Email careers@iconsolutions.com and introduce yourself.

Interested?

Email careers@iconsolutions.com and introduce yourself.