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UCAS

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UCAS
Rosehill
New Barn Lane
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL52 3LZ

Tel: 01242 544657

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Senior Software Engineer

South West, Gloucestershire, Rosehill

The Senior Software Engineer reports to the Technical Team Lead and assumes the role of key development and technical specialist resource for the team, and is responsible for developing and delivering quality software solutions.


Key accountabilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and innovation, utilising advanced technical skills. 
  • Accountable for the development of quality solutions based on technical requirements.
  • Provide coaching and mentor other team members in key technologies and developments, to improve general skill set of 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.
  • Work closely in collaboration with solutions architects to produce systems analysis documentation for the implementation of new projects and system changes.
  • Work with Change & Release Management to ensure a smooth transition/transfer of new systems and developments into the run area.


Skills, qualifications, and experience

  • Educated to degree level in relevant computing discipline or with equivalent professional experience.
  • Five or more years' experience of developing enterprise level .Net applications.
    Experience leading and designing solutions using the following:
    • technologies: ASP.Net, C#, Web API, MVC, Angular, REST, JSON, Messaging (SNS, SQS)
    • databases: Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Tools/frameworks: Visual Studio 2015 and above, Git, Soap UI, Munit, xUnit, Confluence, JIRA, Bamboo, MySQL Workbench o methodologies: agile, scrum, test-driven development (TDD), continuous integration (CI)
  • Strong knowledge of rest APIs and integration via APIs, software design patterns.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experienced in designing and building usable and scalable systems and applications.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, large-scale agile change initiative with multiple technologies.
  • Experience developing for the cloud, specifically AWS.
  • Experience of test-driven development alongside use of automated test frameworks, mocking/stubbing, and xUnit/Munit.
  • Experience using behavior-driven development with Cucumber.


Pacakge

Competitive salary with 30 days annual leave, voluntary flexible benefits, paid volunteering days, and a contributory stakeholder pension. It’s not just about the financial benefits that UCAS offers – on-site you can also benefit from our restaurant, affordable gym membership, flexible ways of working and continued online development and support. You will enjoy an exciting, agile working environment, with a vibrant culture and flexible approach to work, all of which reflects our teamwork and innovative spirit

How to apply

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Hours Per Week: 35.00

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