Ensono Digital is an award-winning, cloud native digital consultancy. Over the past decade, we have been trusted by some of the UK’s leading organisations to tackle their most complex digital transformation projects. We help our clients think and do, delivering strategy and software engineering that gives them the confidence to take on their toughest challenges and improve the lives of their people and customers.
We have worked on a variety of projects from cloud service integrations, building Data Lake and Microservice platforms, through to building apps, voice recognition platforms and offering digital strategy consulting. We’ve worked across several industries, with clients including ASOS, Next, The BBC, Gym Group.
The aim is to help our clients gain a competitive edge and deliver the best customer experience possible.
We are ranked 8th in the UK's Best Workplace 2022 list, 30th on the E-consultancy Top 100 Digital Agencies 2019 list (7th in the Technical Agencies list) and recent winners of Best Cloud Native Project and Best Digital Services Company of the Year at the International Cloud Awards.
About the role and what you'll be doing:
As a Lead Java Consultant at Ensono Digital, we will expect you to be playing a leadership role and will be spending most of your time leading an agile delivery team across all aspects of the SDLC on an exciting project and helping that client to realise the business benefit of an investment into the cloud.
Our Technical Leads are hands-on, you will also be responsible for identifying the appropriate technologies to use for your project, designing and architecting solutions using cloud-based services for your client and influencing the success of the project.
You will work closely with senior technical people from the client, navigating through complex stakeholder relationships, and guiding architectural and technical decisions, as well as coaching and mentoring members of the project team.
Ensono Digital has a diverse set of communities, as well as your core competency that you’ll be encouraged to contribute to, and learn from, where projects and client commitments allow. You will be a self-starter, and proactive in your project work and your career, continuously looking for ways to add value, improve and lead your community and Ensono Digital.
What you’ll bring to Ensono Digital:
You will be leading across all aspects of the SDLC on large, complex and scalable projects with high volume and high availability microservices. Such as, you’ll need to bring your skills and experience:
• Designing a service contract for a restful service
• Identifying appropriate technologies to use for your project
• Designing distributed services using a microservice architecture
• Designing solutions using the most appropriate cloud-based services (AWS, Azure etc.) and cloud-based patterns with a deep understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of different enterprise environments
• Developing in Java (8+)
• Confidently taking on challenges and being responsible for outcomes
• Creating a collaborative team environment where everyone’s opinion is heard, but you know when to be assertive, back down or escalate
• Great communication skills, in particular: presenting, collaborating and partnering with stakeholders
• Understanding the way projects affect your client’s success and adds value to their business
What we can offer you:
We will give you a place to strive and grow, where you will have the opportunity to work on interesting, yet challenging projects. Applying your thinking to build a better world founded on intelligent technologies.
This will be an extremely varied position that’s all about problem-solving and finding the right technical solutions for your client. You will be given autonomy over your work so that you will have the opportunity to shape the projects you’re working on.
We are a people-first business, which means people are at the heart of everything we do here. We offer our consultants a safe environment where knowledge sharing, and open communication is encouraged. Whether at one of the internal monthly events, such as Lunch & Learns, Tech Time, and internal competency meet-ups, or at one of our community groups, such as football, gaming, yoga, or wellbeing; we have strived to build a business where everyone feels welcomed, included, and valued.
Our benefits include:
27 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
1/2 day on your birthday
Sabbatical options at 5 & 10 years
An annual training budget, up to 5 days study leave and 10+ training vendors
Generous company pension
Private healthcare for you and your family
Enhanced parental and dependent leave
Equity appreciation program and incentive plan
Life and income protection
Additional perks such as discounted gym memberships, cycle scheme, EAP and more!
If this all sounds great, we’d love to hear from you!
We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate multiple approaches, points of view and believe that diversity drives innovation and growth. We are building a culture where uniqueness is valued and empowered. Everyone is welcome, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us all unique.