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Senior Software Engineer

South West, Gloucestershire, Rosehill - Hybrid

· The Senior Software Engineer is the key development and technical specialist resource for the team, responsible for developing and delivering software solutions in line with UCAS’ Corporate and IT strategy.

· Maintain a detailed knowledge of existing UCAS applications and systems.

Work alongside other Senior Software Engineers to ensure compliance with UCAS coding and design standards.

Key accountabilities:

· Provide technical leadership and innovation, utilising advanced technical skills. 
· Accountable for the development of quality solutions based on technical requirements, leading projects and/or project teams as required.
· Provide coaching, mentoring support and feedback to team members in key technologies and developments, to improve general skill set of the team and increase knowledge of solutions.
· Code/configure and document complex solutions from supplied specifications, using agreed standards and tools, and conduct reviews with others as appropriate.
· Define and maintain coding and best practice standards and documentation guidelines.
· Develop and maintain specialist knowledge of cloud technologies, design principles, architectures, and software.
· Analyse data requirements to establish, modify, and maintain object/data models
· Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for related technologies and understand the interactions between the systems.

Please see attached role profile for more information.

Skills, qualifications, and experience

· Educated to degree level in relevant computing discipline or able to demonstrate an equivalent level of professional experience.

· Substantial experience of developing enterprise level .Net applications.

· Significant experience leading and designing solutions

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate effectively to both non-technical and technical audiences

· Experience of working successfully in a dynamic, large-scale agile department with multiple technologies.

· Significant experience developing solutions for the cloud.

· Highly proficient in automated CI/CD pipelines, including automated testing.

· Significant experience of coaching and mentoring junior members of staff, with a proven ability to develop individuals and input into performance evaluation.

Proven ability to lead architectural designs, considering business need, cost, and delivery timescales.


Salary - up to £55,000

  • 30(!)days annual leave (plus 3 concessionary days over Christmas and your bank holidays!)
  • Flexibility – UCAS positively supports Hybrid working for its employees, meaning you can work between home and the office in a way that suits you and the business and also has a comprehensive Flexible Working Policy
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Hundreds of high street discounts and offers with Perkbox
  • Internal training and development
  • Subsidised gym and café
  • Be rewarded for going above and beyond with our ex-gratia bonus scheme and Celebrating U, our quarterly employee recognition scheme

How to apply

Please visit our website by clicking on the Apply Now button to see vacancies and to download and complete our application form.

Hours Per Week: 35.00 - Flexible hours

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