Core Java Manager

  • London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Sapient is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. We help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by our core values and our purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, our 20,000+ people in 53 offices around the world combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate our clients’ businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Job Description

The Core Java Manager drives the translation and construction of a client's business problems into innovative technology solutions by creating and owning the technical vision of the project and ensuring that the vision is achieved with a high level of quality. They are also responsible for mentoring and coaching people and providing technology- related thought leadership, including supporting sales activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and build scalable and high-performing microservices using Java and SpringBoot
  • Ensure that their code has high quality by applying techniques like TDD and BDD and meets non-functional requirements like security
  • Conduct code reviews
  • Collaborate well across the team and coach and mentor junior engineers in the team
  • Work closely with client stakeholders to understand requirements, provide technical advice and demonstrate progress through regular show-and-tells

Key Skills

  • Significant software development experience with expertise in Java 8+ and knowledge of latest Java 9 features
  • Excellent knowledge of Spring and SpringBoot, and proven track record of using SpringBoot to build cloud-native microservices
  • Knowledge of synchronous and event-driven integration patterns between services
  • Experience with Multi-threading, Collections
  • Thorough experience in writing high quality code with full automated unit test coverage (Junit, Mockito, etc.)
  • Thorough experience in defining and applying design standards, patterns, quality matrix depending on the solutions
  • Working experience with various CI/CD tools
  • Designing data models for different types of database solutions – relational, NoSQL, NewSQL
  • Working experience with MVC frameworks like Spring, etc.
  • Working experience with web-services (REST, SOAP) and/or experience in Microservices
  • Deep knowledge of OOPs, data structure, and algorithm
  • Working knowledge of other DevOps tools, container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc) and Cloud
  • Good knowledge of build tools (like Gradle), automated testing, and building apps that meet all NFRs

Set Yourself Apart With:

  • 8+ years of experience in Core Java
  • Experience in one or more front-end development technologies
  • Understanding and experience with building cloud native applications
  • Working experience creating high performing applications including profiling and tuning (of those applications to boost performance)
  • Understanding & experience creating REST APIs
  • Experience in Unit Testing, TDD/BDD
  • Working knowledge of performance / load testing tools such as JMeter, Gatling to support building scalable applications / products
  • Experience in Scrum/Agile
  • Understanding of various infrastructures (on-premise, cloud)
  • Strong DevOps and Cloud engineering skills
  • Good knowledge of automation tools like Jenkins
  • Working knowledge of at-least one messaging/streaming platform for instance, Kafka, Cloud Pub-sub
  • Knowledge of good architecture principles and design patterns in the microservices architecture space


Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

Additional Information

  • As a Java Manager at Publicis Sapient, you will help to realize high-end technology solutions for our clients
  • You will guide the development, design, user interface, technology integration, and site architecture
  • You will engage in business development, as well as in building and maintaining client relationships

    Benefits of Working Here:

    • Comprehensive private healthcare covering pre-existing conditions
    • Life insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • 33 days holiday including bank holidays
    • Free and delicious coffee served by our very own in-house baristas
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