Software Engineer

Martin Dawes Sytems Ltd
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
MDS are a leading provider of convergent real-time charging, billing and customer management solutions. With offices in Warrington and Limerick, MDS managed service solutions support customers across Europe and North America, including BT, Dixons Carphone, Eir, TalkTalk and Telefonica UK. We are recruiting for a Software Engineer to join our existing team located in either the Warrington or Limerick office. The Software Engineer will effectively and efficiently perform the design and development of enhancements to our product suite, solving challenging technical problems using the best practices and standards for software development across the business. Working within defined development processes and adhering to coding standards, you'll perform the technical software design and estimation for complex work packages. Keeping relevant technical knowledge up to date, you will work to agreed timescales, cost and quality standards and ensure that issues are removed and problems are resolved to ensure the success of the wider project. As a member of the Engineering team you will adopt a flexible cross-functional mind-set, keep the customer at the forefront of everything you do, strive to present a unified engineering team to our stakeholders, and do your utmost to create and deliver technology leading solutions. Our core values are central to who we are and how we do business. At MDS you will be expected to collaborate positively, have a passion to succeed, be prepared to take smart risks, possess leadership qualities, be able to flex your expertise and use your strong sense of customer focus to exceed expectations, every day. You are: - A strong problem solver - Experienced in developing and maintaining positive working relationships with others and have credibility with - Self-motivated - Able to demonstrable knowledge of a software development methodology and structured approaches to development - Able to read and write technical documentation - Keen to shares ideas and information - Passionate about continuous improvement You have: - Great programming skills in Java - An ability to write clean, simple performant code - An understanding of web-services and SOA, ideally RESTful APIs - Experience of databases, data modelling and SQL - Experience of refactoring techniques - Test Driven Development (TDD) - Automated Testing - First hand experience of Lean and Agile practices - Knowledge of Continuous Delivery techniques - Knowledge of Design Patterns - Software analysis and design knowledge/experience - Knowledge of Telecoms data - Knowledge of using SCM tools - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Troubleshooting skills - Comfortable working on large scale, complex systems You may have: - Understanding of JavaScript frameworks such as Ember.js - Experience of distributed computing platforms such as Hazelcast - Experience of DB2 on Linux or IBMi - Experience of IBMi Operating Systems
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