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Senior Software Engineer

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    Software Engineering

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  • Job functions:

    Software Engineer

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Issy Faife

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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We currently have a number of really exciting opportunities within an executive non-departmental public body regulating health and social care services in England.

The Senior Software Engineer will;

  • Design, run and improve web application software that meets user needs.
  • Write clean, secure code following a test-driven approach. Create code that is open by default and easy for others to reuse.
  • Plan and lead development on sets of related stories.
  • Have an understanding of the whole system and take responsibility for teaching this to others.
  • Work with other Digital disciplines to understand what needs to be built.
  • Operate the production services that are built including maintenance and support.
  • Find ways to improve system robustness, resilience and stability

Skills & Experience;

  • Educated to degree-level, professional qualification or equivalent experience
  • Experience with design, development, test and maintenance of web applications.
  • Experience developing systems following a microservices architecture.
  • Experience in at least one Object Oriented programming language e.g. Java or C#.Net.
  • An appreciation of modern web application techniques, such as integrating modern JavaScript frameworks into applications
  • Experience of modern JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular.
  • Good all-round web development experience, including awareness of best practices and standards such as accessibility, usability and web standards
  • Experience of delivering web solutions in an integrated environment, with an understanding of how to optimize solutions to gain performance and stability
  • Knowledge and experience of automation technology to support continual integration and continual deployment.
  • Demonstrable experience of working in multi-disciplinary Agile delivery teams.
  • Experience of adapting to change, applying engineering principles to new technologies.


  • Experience of deploying and managing applications on a cloud platform such as Microsoft Azure.
  • Knowledge and experience of DevOps, including Configuration Management, Environment Management, Release Management and Automation.
  • Experience of Agile tools and processes e.g. Kanban, SCRUM, Trello, JIRA, SLACK, GitHub, etc.
  • IDAM services such as OKTA
  • Public Secotr background