About the role

Our client are looking for experienced Software Engineers who will work as part of a team within an agile environment. You will enjoy working across the complete software design lifecycle, from concept and scoping requirements through to design, build and testing.

You are a strong communicator and team player, able to build high-quality and scalable software, taking responsibility for the documenting and testing of your own code and contributing to the overall success of each project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement web applications and content management components to specification that are efficient, scalable and well abstracted.
  • Liaise with the senior engineers and to explore and suggest appropriate technical solutions to achieve the required product features whilst safeguarding functionality, scalability and performance.
  • Adhere to coding standards, writing clean, professional, and maintainable code.
  • Write concise yet comprehensive technical documentation.
  • Perform testing and quality assurance by writing unit and integration tests.
  • Debug and optimise systems.
  • Monitor work against the assigned tasks and provide progress updates and report any issues or technical difficulties to senior colleagues on a regular basis.
  • Accurately estimate effort based on provided briefs.
  • Deploy, install and configure software systems.
  • Contribute to coding standards and best practices for application development.
  • Provide necessary training and technical support for relevant applications and services.

Essential Requirements:

  • Willingness to learn and work with new technologies.
  • Experience of database design and optimisation including SQL and/or NoSQL technologies.
  • Proficiency with Git.
  • Linux systems administration experience.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Commercial programming experience with Python and the Django framework.
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • Understanding of modern frontend web technologies (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS.)
  • Experience of developing RESTful APIs.