Up to £35,000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Up to £35,000 (Experience Dependent)

Are you enthusiastic about software development, and someone who loves solving challenging problems? Do you want to work for a company that offers an innovative working culture coupled with realistic opportunities for you to progress your career? Do you have a passion for creativity, where your ideas could be instrumental in the development of high end software products on a global scale?

Computershare is a worldwide organization specializing in the design and development of high end financial software solutions for large blue chip organisations and their shareholders.

With over 15,000 employees worldwide we are undisputed innovators in our field.

What’s involved in the role?

We are looking for innovative individuals to join our team of highly skilled software developers. The main purpose of this role is to develop high end software products whilst helping others to do the same.

As a Back-End Developer at Computershare you would be actively involved in the full development stack, from our ISAM database layer, to our COBOL business layer, and our internal business front end. You would be also be instrumental in the full development life cycle, working with our business analysts to gather requirements, right through to developing, testing and deploying software.

In addition you will be expected to contribute to the developer community, which aims to promote innovation, knowledge sharing and industry best practice within the department. You also have the responsibility to ensure that (with the support of your line manager) you keep abreast of the latest technology trends, tools and practices and share your knowledge with the rest of the department.

Who Are We Looking For?

Typically the person we are looking for would have the following skills and experience:

·A relevant commercial programming language.

·Solid understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

·Agile methodology experience (preferably Scrum).

·Unit test frameworks.

·Strong interpersonal skills.

Experience of the following would also be advantageous:



·Open VMS

·Red Hat Linux

·ISAM/VSAM file structures.

·Microsoft Team Foundation Server.

·Hewlett Packard Service Point.

We are open to using new technology in many areas of our business, and so an ability and willingness to learn new skills quickly will be advantageous, as well as the drive to experiment, pioneer and prototype new ideas that would benefit the business.

Specific Key Benefits of the role

Computershare offers all employees 25 days holiday, excellent pension scheme, shareholder incentive plan, and a flexible employee benefits scheme.

Our UK headquarters are in Bristol where we employ 2000 people in a Pavilion complex with a rural backdrop. Our building was recently granted listed status by Historic England for its energy efficiency, outstanding design and working environment.

And just to show that we’re serious about the culture we’re trying to build – we are offering candidates that accept an offer from us a choice of a book from our list of favourites. We will post it to you before you start, or it will be waiting for you when you arrive – just ask our recruitment team.

All successful candidates will be required to undergo the Computershare Pre-Employment Screening Process before commencing employment. Employment will be subject to satisfactory clearance on background checks including Identification, Passport Validation, Finance, Qualification, Employment / Personal referencing and Criminal Record Basic Disclosure checks.

Computershare Investor Services PLC is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Computershare Investor Services PLC is registered in England and Wales No 3498808 and the registered office address is: The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol, BS13 8AE.
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