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Software Engineer

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    Projects & Change

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    £45,000 - £55,000

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    Ollie Harding

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    Ollie Harding

Software Engineer - Permanent Role - Competitive Salary + Benefits

The Role:

As a Software Engineer you will be responsible for delivering high-quality software and products, able to be deployed frequently and safely into production. Working with similarly minded people, you will help to shape the way we use and adopt technologies and practices, with a modern engineering mindset. You are an advocate of test automation and have a clear view of where to make the best use of it.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

• Developing features and improvements to our applications using Java, Spring Boot, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Gradle, Hibernate, Couchbase, SQL, Docker
• Collaborating with internal contacts and the team to find solutions to complex problems
• Contributing to key decisions, including which features to include during team sprints
• Estimating user stories
• Reviewing other developers’ code and debating options as a team
• Investigating and promoting the latest, emergent technologies
• Working in an Agile environment
• Coach and mentor less experienced engineers to help them develop their technical skills

Your Profile:

• Has commercial experience of writing applications with Java
• Has strong problem-solving skills
• Is passionate about the importance of testing and promotes TDD
• Has a genuine passion for delivering high quality code and likes to debate the merits of different solutions
• Wants to use the latest technologies and takes initiative to improve the way the team works
• Has a keen interest in the performance of live applications and how our user’s use them
• Wants to use the latest technologies and takes initiative to improve the way the team works
• Looks to share their knowledge with the rest of the product development team
• Isn’t afraid to ask questions and use the experience of those around them
• Has a sense of ownership and responsibility for the work you and your team deliver