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Senior Software Engineer

South West, Gloucestershire, Rosehill - Hybrid

• The Senior Software Engineer reports to the Technical Team Lead.

• Assumes the role of key development and technical specialist resource for the team, and is responsible for developing and delivering quality software solutions.

• 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.

• 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.

Please refer to the job profile attached for further information about the role.

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:
o technologies: ASP., Net, C#, Web API, MVC, Angular, REST, JSON, Messaging (SNS, SQS)
o 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.

• Strong experience of: Event driven architecture (Messaging, Event sourcing) AWS or Cloud development Serverless application development (AWS Lambda / API Gateway experience advantageous) AngularJS .NET Core, Java, CI/CD deployment and maintenance (Atlassian Bamboo) Automated Testing.

• 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.


Salary - Competitive 

  • 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 
  • 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

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Hours Per Week: 35.00-Flexible working arrangements

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