Senior Software Engineer

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    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Oliver Hurved

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    about 1 year ago

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What to expect:

You will form part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process in a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help support and grow an entirely new software development capability.

Reporting to the Principal Software Engineer and working closely with other multi-disciplined Engineers, you will be a valued member of the Digital Delivery Centre team, consistently delivering to challenging business objectives, with a focus on testability, robustness, and performance for exciting new projects. You will work on real projects alongside experienced engineers and will be expected to take on some mentoring and coaching of less experienced engineers.

We have long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business - because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we're going. Your talents in software development could take your career in many directions. Get ready to dream for tomorrow.

What you'll need

Java experience or similar past or present is the first and foremost requirement, we are looking for great engineers who have a passion for innovative problem solving and quality-first coding. We are keen to speak to people who have experience developing bespoke built enterprise scale cloud-native applications and have strong experience with relational database technologies such as MySQL or similar. You should have a good knowledge of Service Oriented Architectures as well as experience of practices such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming.

We are looking for those who have experience with Service Oriented Architectures: ReSTful APIs and Microservices as well as experience with modern web technologies such as HTML5 and CSS. Strong Object Oriented programming skills are valued as is experience with source code management and version control (Git/GitHub/GitLab). Experience with modern CI/CD tools and techniques are advantageous as is previous involvement in all stages of the software delivery lifecycle

It's desirable for you to have experience with Pivotal Cloud Foundry or other cloud infrastructures (Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure) as well as experience building mobile apps using frameworks such as React Native. Familiarity with polyglot persistence and experience with a NoSQL database engine (Mongo, Neo4j, etc) is also desirable. The successful candidate will thrive in our exciting and dynamic environment and will have excellent mentoring skills to develop others around them.

So why us?

This role is based in our brand new hi-tech Digital Delivery Centre in the heart of Manchester, where you will be working alongside the best engineers in the world. We have the top two floors in the Neo Building which has undergone a £8m refurbishment, neighbours in the building amongst others including Microsoft.

You'll benefit from an annual salary review & bonus scheme performance dependent on performance. Additionally to the below, you will receive flexible working hours and case by case remote working.

  • Bonus (Individual Performance Payment) & annual pay review
  • Privilege Discount Hire Scheme - For a limited time benefit from up to 35% discount on some vehicles
  • 26 days holiday + 8 days statutory
  • Discounts i.e. 5% at Sainsbury's, 10% at Boots and 20% at EE
  • Employee Learning Scheme - £250 per year towards any self-development activity of your choice
  • Pluralsight account - unlimited online courses
  • 50% gym discount
  • Occupational Health services