Senior Java Developer

VN-23598

Permanent

Hove or London (Hybrid)

Competitive

18 December 2022

Legal & General Insurance are undertaking a 5 year transformation program which will see many of its legacy applications re-written, re-factored and migrated from on-premise data centres to Cloud hosted. As a Senior Java Developer, you will play a key part in the Application Design, Development and maintaining of CI/CD pipelines, along with application build and deployments to support this multi-million-pound strategic programmes.

  • Taking ownership of application design, development and Production Support in new cloud native application build
  • Working closely with the IT Technical Architect and IT Cloud Infra Architect to build and maintain the applications in Azure cloud environments
  • Working closely with the development teams, Test and Quality, Security and Design Authority teams to build and maintain the Application development pipelines and to ensure all solutions are Secure by Design and Secure in Practice
  • Creating and maintaining the documentations for knowledge sharing and training
  • Acting as a master trouble shooter and JAVA SME in Application development and Production Support
  • Executing POCs and feasibility studies to validate next-gen product concepts and technologies leveraging results to guide business and technology decisions.
  • Working with Production Service Manager to manage the Production issues
  • Keeping abreast of and gaining expertise in the evolving technology and understand how new technologies could be applied to our Cloud estate
  • Technical experience developing E-commerce applications using Java/J2EE and comfortable developing web services/microservices architecture
  • Additional technical knowledge of the following would be greatly beneficial: Spring framework, JDBC, SQL, XML, Junit, LDAP, Active Directory, Eclipse, Subversion, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, Javascript, JQuery, IBM Websphere Application Server / JBOSS / Tomcat, Web Services
  • Test-Driven / Behaviour-Driven Development methods and frameworks
  • Full understanding of applicable database technologies, performance/clustering/scalability concerns, Data Warehousing and reporting (e.g. Business Objects, Ab-initio, SAS) and Enterprise content management products
  • Application integration with multiple platforms and data sources 
  • Knowledge of repositories, code controls and development tools such as JIRA, Confluence and similar tools
  • Knowledge of or have worked with Cloud technologies, Azure preferred
  • Confident working with: Agile development methodology, SAFe or SCRUM
  • Understanding of established and emerging technologies and their contribution to delivering successful business outcomes.
  • Understanding of the Business Change cycle from inception to implementation, including the organisation of Change initiatives

When you commit to Legal & General, we’ll commit to you too. That means we’ll recognise and reward your hard work, your performance and your contribution.

If you join us, you’ll get access to some great benefits, including private medical insurance, 27 days holiday (excluding bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, life assurance, and Income Protection. You can participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice. We’re also proud to offer competitive family leave. 

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes. And then there are the many discounts we offer that you can take advantage of – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online offerings. 

About L&G

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

About the business area

Life can sometimes be unpredictable, and it pays to plan ahead. Our aim at Legal & General Retail is to help our customers plan for the unexpected, achieve financial security for their tomorrow, and protect everything that’s important to them. To better understand our customers and meet their needs, we’ve brought our protection, retirement income, savings, lending and advice, fintech and mortgage businesses under one umbrella. Created at the start of 2022 through the merging of our long-standing and trusted retail retirement and insurance businesses, we’re a fast-growing division with big, customer-centered ambitions. 

Our commitment to Equal Opportunities

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

How to find out more

If this opportunity excites you but you’re not sure you meet all the requirements, or you’d like to know a bit more, please contact Anastasia Liasi at anastasia.liasi@landg.com (LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/anastasia-liasi-051044102/).

If you’d like to be considered for this role, please submit your application through our careers website as we’re not accepting email applications.

About L&G

The brand with the brolly is choosing today to change tomorrow.

Since 1836, we’ve grown to become one of the world's largest asset managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurance brands. 

We’re all here to improve the lives of our customers, build a better society for the long term, and create value for our shareholders - helping to shape a better future for society and the planet.

We need people who share our ambitions, agility and entrepreneurial spirit to help us do it.

At L&G, you’ll find a balance that helps you be your best. Empowered by hybrid working, we’re supported by technology and workplaces that enable us to work effectively wherever we are. We come together in offices to collaborate and connect, and use time at home for individual, focused activities. And, when we achieve great things, we celebrate our success and reward strong performance.

Today, there’s over 10,000 of us, working towards our mission, with plenty of opportunities to grow your career as we grow L&G. Will you join us?

About the business area

Life can sometimes be unpredictable, and it pays to plan ahead. Our aim at Legal & General Retail is to help our customers plan for the unexpected, achieve financial security for their tomorrow, and protect everything that’s important to them. To better understand our customers and meet their needs, we’ve brought our protection, retirement income, savings, lending and advice, fintech and mortgage businesses under one umbrella. Created at the start of 2022 through the merging of our long-standing and trusted retail retirement and insurance businesses, we’re a fast-growing division with big, customer-centered ambitions. 

Our commitment to Equal Opportunities

Great minds don’t have to think alike, so we welcome voices from all backgrounds. Bringing together people with different life experiences helps us build empathy with our customers and drive innovation.

We don’t just talk about it, we actively promote diversity and equitable opportunities for all. That means our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status. In fact, we embrace every dimension of diversity to reflect the customers and communities we serve.

We think it’s important to create an inclusive environment where we can all belong, contribute and drive progress, where you can develop and grow, and be empowered. We want you to use your voice to help us build a better tomorrow.

We all work differently, and have different needs, which is why. we’re always open to discussing flexible working arrangements. Likewise, we’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs during our recruiting process.

So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

How to find out more

If this opportunity excites you but you’re not sure you meet all the requirements, or you’d like to know a bit more, please contact Anastasia Liasi at anastasia.liasi@landg.com (LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/anastasia-liasi-051044102/).

If you’d like to be considered for this role, please submit your application through our careers website as we’re not accepting email applications.