Software Engineer

Job type:
6 months
flag_no United Kingdom

Project description:

You will be responsible for the operational stability of the products you build, and be in a position to affect change in the on-going robustness, resilience and stability of those products.

You will contribute to the overall Software Development Lifecycle Process within Software Engineering, following the agreed Architectural & Software Engineering principals to ensure the products developed are fit for purpose.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Deliver software products which make up services for our citizens to consume
  • Transform business requirements in to production ready code
  • Ensure system robustness, resilience and stability
  • Design and develop reusable libraries and services and promote reuse across the department
  • Contribute to community discussions about best practice within Software Engineering
  • Produce comprehensive suites of automated unit and integration tests to ensure code quality
  • Assure there is a fit for purpose, robust automated test suite
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to Software Engineers colleagues and peers
  • Assist in the development of medium-long term strategies for products
  • Define version control strategies for the source code of the product
  • Identify and resolve issues preventing delivery or continuation of software engineering activities
  • Collaborate across teams and liaise with Principal Software Engineers and Technical Architects to investigate technical solutions
  • Produce comprehensive technical documentation for wider consumption

Experience Required:
  • Experience of leading Software Engineers in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and engaging with multiple senior Stakeholders
  • An ability to quickly comprehend and convert business requirement into technical solutions
  • Significant and demonstrable development experience in
  • source technologies like Java, JavaScript, Node.js
  • Significant and demonstrable knowledge of both SQL and no-SQL database applications such as Postgres, MySQL, and MongoDB
  • Significant and demonstrable experience working with distributed version control systems such as Git
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of test-driven development alongside use of automated test frameworks
  • Significant and demonstrable experience implementing Software Engineering best practices
  • Experience of developing in cloud based environments
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of using Linux based Operating Systems like RHEL
  • Demonstrable experience working with Software Engineering collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence, Slack
  • Demonstrable experience of Behaviour Driven Development with tools like Cucumber
  • Experience of modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by other Software Engineers
  • Experience building public facing and internal REST APIs
  • Experience developing software within a Micro-Service architecture

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.