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Java + SDL Lead Developer

Job Description

Alchemy are currently partnering with a global technology firm who are looking to recruit a Java + SDL Lead Developer based in Amsterdam.


  • Track record of setting up automated testing in an Agile working environment.
  • Broad experience in IT software development.
  • Experience in continuous testing environments.
  • Experience with (automated) test tools (Gherkin, Cucumber, Wiremock, Freemarker).
  • Experience identifying gaps in test coverage.
  • Development and management of content management systems SDL Tridion.
  • Experience in CWA ( Content Web Application).
  • Hands on experience in SDL Tridion Content Publishing / Template development ( also understand Schema / Blueprints, Page, Page Templates, Components).
  • Solid understanding of Blueprint, Promote/Demote, Template Builder, Content Porter.
  • Customization development on top of SDL Tridion DX (version 8 / version 8.1).
  • UI code injection into SDL Tridion for dynamic UI rendering.
  • Linking of SDL Tridion modules to Java Web Application without DXA.
  • Experience in DD4t or DXA Implementation in either Java or .NET.
  • Ability to customize the module views & configure viewing rules based on business rules.
  • High degree of competency in CMS (Content Management System) Design, Development and Analysis.
  • Hands on experience in HTML5, JS, CSS and Angular JS.
  • Content migration, search indexing and search engine optimization.


  • 8+ years of knowledge in java software development with Oracle/Dbaas.
  • Experience with java ersion 8 or later.
  • 3 years of working experience with SDL Tridion version 9.x.
  • 3 years of working experience with Spring framework including version 5.x.
  • 3 years of working experience with Spring boot framework including version 2.x.
  • 3 years of working experience with hibernate and spring data.
  • Experience with creating functional designs.
  • Experience with documenting java software solutions.