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Software Engineer

  • Job reference: DEIT328
  • Location: Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Software Development
Job description: My Client, a successful Cloud Services Provider, is currently looking for a Software Engineer to work on a permanent basis in Hampshire.

Are you looking for an opportunity to continue your development? Do you have skills in Python and Ruby? Did you answer yes? Keep reading...

The company I am working with offers cloud services to the public sector across the UK has been established for over 5 years, and has built a team of 150 people during that time, with a choice of 2 offices to work from!

Role Description

* Assist with the technical design and development of applications within Scrum and engineering teams.
* Develop secure, scalable, high performing applications and software services that enable the business to reach it's goals.
* Engage with project and technical teams to improve cross working.
* Input into functional requirements, ensuring these are clearly stated and testable.
* Write supporting documentation for design requirements, configuration requirements, and on-going support.
* Maintain technical knowledge of current technical trends and standards.
* Provide Subject-Matter-Expert level code and application support when needed, including leadership of technical investigations.

Essential Requirements:

* Expert in at least one language and you must have coded in Ruby. Supported languages are Java, JavaScript, Ruby and Python.

* Competent in one or both of
*Web Development (HTML5, JavaScript and browser technologies (including User Experience) and practices)
*API and Service Development - be able to design and code services that are resilient, high performing, and scalable

* Understanding of SQL and No SQL database technologies, and an understanding of performance queries, appropriately normalised schemas, as well as basic tuning against MySQL, MariaDB, and/or MongoDB.

* Knowledge of Continuous Integration (CI/CD)

*Commercial experience working in agile teams and practices, such as Scrum.

Desirable Requirements:

* Knowledge of virtualisation principles within VMware, OpenStack, or AWS/Azure.

* Security coding practice knowledge (OWASP and similar)

* Demonstrable expertise in design and implementation of testing frameworks, eg. Unit Testing, BDD/TDD, Performance Testing and Security Testing (such as Fuzz).


* Competitive salary plus 10% bonus
* 25 days' holiday increasing to 30 days + other incentivised holidays
* Healthcare
* Life cover
* Access to free parking
* Active social and charity events
* Childcare voucher scheme
* Cycle to work scheme
* On site facilities
* Friday breakfasts, weekly fruit delivery, and soft drinks

In the first instance, please send your CV to be considered or alternatively, please contact Danny Eccles at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208958 for more information.

If this role isn't for you, we do also offer a referral bonus of £250 for every new candidate you refer to us that we place in a position for more than 13 weeks. That's £250 just for forwarding a job advert to a friend!