Senior Software Engineer

Informed Solutions
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As a Senior Software Engineer at Informed Solutions you’ll be part of a diverse, high performing team of professionals. You will be working on the front line to deliver world class innovative solutions, which reshape our clients’ culture, people, processes and technology.

The role is exciting and varied, working as part of a committed team of exceptional colleagues. A key advantage of a career at Informed is our technology independence which gives our developers access to a wide variety of development frameworks and technology products.

We want a colleague who is professional, high achieving, with a positive ‘can do’ attitude that inspires others. It’s important to our team that you work well with others and share the Company’s core values of innovation, excellence and integrity.

A key aspect of the Senior Software Engineer role involves leading project teams using cutting edge technology, so you must be a tenacious problem solver with the ability and willingness to design and deliver enterprise level solutions in complex and uncertain environments.

Informed does not aspire to be an average business; we recruit exceptional colleagues, develop inspiring leaders and professionals, and have built up an enviable client list. We are excited by people who are driven by achievement and are motivated by being part of a successful team that gets results.

You will:

  • Focus on delivering digital innovation, business outcomes and collaborative working relationships.
  • Deliver user-facing features across multiple projects and programmes.
  • Work closely with project and programme managers ensuring solutions are delivered to cost and specification.
  • Use your experience to lead, coach and mentor junior team members.
  • Work with industry thought leaders who are driven to make a positive impact on the UK’s technology landscape whilst also driving further growth for our business.
  • Have an enquiring and adaptable mind that can work across different sectors and a diverse client base of government and multi-national organisations.
  • Be offered a diverse, exciting and fulfilling career with the ability to influence and shape not only your own career direction but that of our wider business as well.
Required Skills:

  • Hands-on technical skills of delivering within agile environments, and use of Continuous Integration and Continuous Development pipelines.
  • Solid understanding of development principles, and responsibility for quality of the solutions developed.
  • Hands-on technical skills in the development of complex, innovative digital services, throughout the full-stack, including modern programming languages, cloud technologies, CI/CD Pipelines, SQL databases and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience in estimating, planning, resourcing and/or costing projects containing multiple work streams.
  • Good level of commercial awareness, particularly in terms of risk and issue management.
  • Experience and understanding of modern software delivery practices (e.g. Scrum, SAFe, DevOps, Agile Delivery phase, GDS Service Manual etc.).
  • Experience of working with spatial data and systems (GIS) is a bonus.
You will be based in Altrincham, in our impressive Grade II listed offices and will travel from time to time to work alongside colleagues and alliance partners in the UK and Australia.

We are happy to consider applicants with a variety of experience levels; We are after the best people; driven by purpose, and motivated by the opportunity to grow and develop. We are committed to investing in you and helping you grow into the role, if you are the right person and do not yet have all the necessary skills.

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