Senior Software Engineer

Recruiter
Capita
Location
Midlothian
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Reporting to: Development Director
Location: Edinburgh

Context

Barrachd means "more" in Gaelic and is a team within Capita's Digital and Software Solutions division that together makes up the second largest software company in the UK. Barrachd provides software products and analytical services to a wide variety of customers in the UK and beyond. The team is just starting a new and exciting project in the Financial Services market and is looking to increase its Edinburgh based development team.

Role Duties

* Develop (implement, test) complex software following coding standards and in accordance with applicable software development methodologies, release processes and quality requirements
* Utilise software engineering tools such as configuration management systems, build processes, and debuggers in the software development process
* Respond to customer escalation requests within agreed timelines
* Create and execute designs for large sets of new functionality as part of a software project
* Collaborate and add value through participation in peer code reviews, providing comments and suggestions
* Provide technical solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques
* Perform root cause analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems
* Perform as a mentor to less experienced software engineers
* Estimate level of effort for own work and input in estimates for other developers
* Investigate new technologies and make recommendations for adoption
* Work collaboratively with other team members in cross functional teams to achieve goals
* Participate in product and/or application definition activities including feature analysis and system trade-offs
* Keep up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies
* Contribute regularly to discussions regarding internal process and system improvements in order to ensure maximum efficiency across the team
* Drive initiatives for technical and process improvement
* Report appropriate exceptions and issues providing options and recommendations to resolve them
* May perform as a technical leader

Technical Skills and Experience

* Proven ability to develop complex applications using technologies such as:
o Microsoft C#
o Python
o SQL
o *******
o javascript/html/CSS
* Knowledge and experience of the complete software development lifecycle
* Knowledge of development best-practices


Person Specification

* Willingly works with other team members
* Aware of own behaviours and their impact in the team
* Ready to take any role to promote team success
* Proactively shares information with colleagues
* Supportive of more junior members of the team
* Provides constructive feedback to team members
* Approaches issues and requirements from a customer/user perspective
* Good written communication skills
* Uses appropriate communication style when targeting different audiences
* Promotes cross-organisational working
* Display an eagerness for change and continuous improvement in the team and in the engineering department as a whole

Desired: Worked and developed software in the Financial Services market

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