Software Engineering Consultant

Ordnance Survey
£45000.00 to £50000.00 per year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

New opportunity not to be missed! Ordnance Survey has a unique opportunity available for a Software Engineering Consultant to join the team in Southampton. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a competitive salary of £45,000 - £50,000 per annum and excellent benefits – this is a fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding career.

About Us

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. Serving government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life.

OS expertise and data supports efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services. And most famously we ensure outdoor leisure is enjoyable, accessible and safe. By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we’ve built a reputation for being the world’s most trusted and inspiring geospatial partner.

OS is progressing a number of exciting projects so customers can access data in a highly sophisticated way. Through innovative use of latest technologies OS has the potential and opportunity to significantly improve the lives of millions of people across the globe. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of OS as we deliver the best for Britain, grow revenues more widely and build a world-leading digital economy of the future.

About the role

In this critical role of Software Engineering Consultant in the Common Engineering Team you will bring your passion for Continuous Delivery, DevOps practices and in-depth experience of all elements of software engineering to help drive forward the Ordnance Survey’s development capability. You will be required to build strong working relationships with other development teams, architectural and business stakeholders and across OS Engineering.

The team is currently focused on delivering a range of common capabilities to both speed up and improve security for multiple development teams developing solutions using a range of Azure IAAS and PAAS services. This is achieved through delivering code Artefacts, developing Services, providing consultancy and curating developer documentation.

You will provide Technical Leadership for the automation of Azure deployments with Azure Resource Manager Templates and APIs, PowerShell scripting and designing Continuous Delivery Pipelines with Visual Studio Team Services. You will be expected to rapidly master these tools, previous experience with these specific tools is not required but an ability to learn them fast and ensure the team is applying software engineering best practices and principles across them is essential.

About You

To be the successful Software Engineering Consultant you must demonstrate your track record against the following essential criteria and competencies in your application:

- A passion for Continuous Delivery, DevOps practices and automation

- Rapid learning of, and leading in the adoption of new tools and approaches

- Expert level Software Engineering skills

- Good knowledge of evolving trends in Cloud Architecture

- Influencing architectural direction through challenge, review and innovation

- Creating and curating rich developer focused documentation and examples

- Application of Security best practices and techniques

- Good experience in coaching and mentoring team members to improve agile team delivery

We offer a fantastic benefits package to the ideal Software Engineering Consultant!

- Salary - £45,000 - £50,000

- Performance related bonus

- Competitive pension

- 37 hour working week

- 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

- Training & Development

- Paid volunteer day

- Bike to Work scheme (with secure bike storage and excellent changing facilities)

- Free onsite parking

- Subsidised on-site staff restaurant

- On-site nursery

- Staff discounts

- Wide variety of sports and social clubs

- Support for your health and wellbeing from eye care vouchers to health checks

Closing date: 01 December 2017

Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join the world’s leading map making and big data organisation as our Software Engineering Consultant.

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