Lead Developer - Maersk Line IT

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Lead Developer - Maersk Line IT
CopenhagenLocalITRef.: ML-065129
Maersk Line IT is looking for an experienced and talented individual who wants to accelerate her/ his career in software development within an energetic team delivering innovative solutions for the container business.
Maersk Line has embarked on a transformation journey, focusing on a long-term strategy to remain best in class in an industry that is increasingly volatile. At the very core of this strategy lies IT. Viewed as a significant enabler of our company strategy, IT is an area where Maersk Line will continue to make increasing investments. In Maersk Line IT, we actively engage the business and deliver solutions that satisfy its needs while undergoing our own transformation. We aim to be a world-class professional IT organisation that delivers business value through automation, standardisation, increased forecasting capabilities and proactive handling of the market. These are levers that we rely on to maintain a strong and stable presence in the market. We further aim to establish one global platform on which we effectively build systems that allow us to differentiate from our competitors in the market.
We Offer
We offer an exciting and attractive career in an ambitious and competitive environment with the possibility of continuous professional and personal development. Maersk Line IT offers a fast paced, challenging and truly international atmosphere with activities in Copenhagen, London, Charlotte and India. The environment is dynamic with focus on high performance, results, and respect for our employees. Some international travel will be expected.
As the Lead Developer you will be recognised as an expert in a specific technical area, coaching your colleagues and external consultants on complex development projects. You are regarded as the definitive source of knowledge, technique, or expertise for the subject. You will need to keep aware of industry changes and trends, new developments and techniques and how they can be introduced into Maersk Line
You will gain substantial experience and knowledge in commercial / business operations, application of problem-solving expertise and opportunities in leading change on a global scope.
Key Responsibilities
• Drive continuous improvement in coding practices and code quality
• Contribute to the project design and architecture to enable secure, scalable, and maintainable software and should be able to clearly articulate the implications of design/architectural decisions
• Provide hands-on leadership, coaching, mentoring, and software engineering best practices to junior software engineers
• Estimate development work effort for a development team or review and verify estimates and identify high risk development areas
• Conduct design and code reviews to ensure code developed meets or exceeds coding best practice guidelines
• Drive a quality mind set within the team and manage quality of vendor code
• Translate subject matter terminology into business terms, and recommending alternatives to both senior management and software developers; communicating expert knowledge effectively to diverse audiences
Who we are looking for
Are you an agile role model who loves coaching energetic minds? Are you a team player that solves problems creatively? Do you talk persuasively, precisely and respectfully to technical and non-technical people? Do you do as you say and deliver as promised? Can you collaborate with off shored teams to deliver ambitious software solutions? Then you may be the person we are looking for!
We are looking for candidates with a proven track record who fulfil the following requirements:

• 8+ years’ experience in application design and implementation, distributed architecture and concepts, data manipulation and analysis using PL/SQL or SQL, and familiar with Object Oriented concepts and design
• Ability to create scalable, service-oriented and n-tier systems
• Experience developing in Java and automating testing using JUnit, QUnit, Selenium, Cucumber or similar tools
• Familiar with web technologies: HTTP, Web Services – REST and SOAP and WEB service testing e.g. SoapUI
• Experience with web development frameworks, e.g. Spring
• Experience with static code analysis, e.g. SonarQube or similar
• Experience with service virtualization, e.g. IBM Rational Test Virtualisation or similar
• Experience with Javascript, JQuery and other client side web development
• Familiar with setup and configuration of database server and web server configurations
• Understanding of network protocols and issues with load balanced applications
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Understanding of working with Active Directory, DMZ’s and Firewalls
• Experience working in an Agile development environment is a plus
• Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and change priorities as needed
• Experience coaching and mentoring junior software engineers
• Experience managing an off-shored development pipeline
>Last application date: 16 February 2015.
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Maersk Line is the world's largest container shipping company, serving customers all across the globe. Maersk Line has 25,000 employees across 325 offices in more than 125 countries. As a leading provider of container shipping services, Maersk Line’s mission is to provide opportunities in global commerce. Maersk Line helps customers source goods from anywhere in the world, creating efficiencies in their supply chains, and making it possible for commodities to reach new markets more quickly. Maersk Line sets the standards in ensuring continuous and consistent reliable and quality service to its customers and is regarded amongst the most reliable carriers in the world.
The Maersk Group comprises A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S and subsidiaries based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Group employs about 89,000 people in around 135 countries across the world.
 Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.
All the way.