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Software Engineer / Developer C#

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    £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits

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    John Austin
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    about 2 months ago

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Over the past 2 years my client has been on one of the most visionary digital transformation journeys of any company within Financial Services and they continue to move towards being a “Digital First” organisation.

The IT Platforms team is accountable for core platforms enabling service and change delivery while ensuring the platforms are secure, highly available and agile.

The Software Engineer performs analysis, development and technical governance across both Run and Change and will be accountable for the maintenance, quality of code, and compliance to standards within the platform. Software Engineers provide technical development and application functional expertise combined with commercial awareness to ensure high quality change coding.

Role Purpose: 
  • Analysisdevelop & implementing change and run activity in accordance with the agreed platform strategy, standards and governance for a business unit, project, programme, platform or feature team.
  • Performing value adding governance & quality assurance to ensure customer outcome is delivered to the highest standards.
  • Define technical specifications of solutions in accordance with the agreed platform strategy incorporating service fundamentals, security and system performance.
  • Drive continuous improvement through technical and process innovation to optimise the way we deliver to our customers, promoting ways to leverage business benefit out of our platforms at every opportunity.
  • Successfully influencing technical solution through applying expertise to improve the quality and timeliness of change within the Platform.
  • Working closely with the customers during technical design, implementation and warranty.
  • Plan ahead and take into account future developments.
  • Identification, escalation & ownership of risks & issues affecting the quality of deliverables, takes proactive action to prevent risks becoming unacceptable.
Key aspects of the role: 
  • Analysis of user needs and define technical specifications.
  • Technical Development of existing programs, analysing and identifying areas for modification.
  • Ensuring the security, performance, monitoring and non-functional requirements are inherent within solution.
  • Performance and availability management including system health checks, performance monitoring and disaster recovery planning.
  • Identify and implementing Service improvements including production of improvement plans and applying software upgrades.
  • Subject matter expert providing advice, guidance, knowledge sharing and governance in their areas of expertise (business process, application and technical configuration).
  • Technical development and governance of new projects and initiatives, assessing the impact of initiatives or projects on systems/applications.
  • Champion process improvements, embedding new ways of working focus on driving up quality of deliverables
  • Ensure that changes to the Platform are compliant with  architecture standards, or deviations are agreed with the relevant governance authorities.
  • Promote and evolve Software Engineering Practice.
  • Propose innovative solutions or alternative approaches to difficult issues.
  • Stakeholder management of business and IT SME colleagues.
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Experience / Skills Required:
  • Technical expertise in associated frameworks, e.g. cloud, ratchet, kiss/solid, nunit, cucumber, Jenkins, Microsoft sql server, powershell, RESTful API’S, OO software design patterns,
  • Strong experience in server development and associated concerns, e.g. thread management, database access, security.
  • Hands on experience on high volume systems, e.g. 100->1000 transactions per minute.
  • Significant knowledge of Application Support and Development processes, standards and associated techniques including continuous integration, test driven development, behaviour driven development.
What your get in return:
  • Salary £30,000 - £45,050
  • 29 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive on target performance bonus
  • Up to 14% Company contribution to your pension
  • Flexible benefits
  • Employee discounts
  • Season ticket loan
  • Share scheme
 If of interest, please press “Apply” now. For more information please call John