Software Engineer - Mongoose

Travis Perkins plc
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be part of a large transformation programme and work as part of a UX team?

You will be working with the software development team in producing, maintaining, running and supporting high quality working software and solutions that meets the service consumers needs, with a focus of delivering widgets for Homepage.

The role we're recruiting for

    Works as part of a multi-skilled engineering team to ensure that development commitments are met and aligned to expectations, are delivered into run operation and supported and maintained effectively and efficiently. Ensures the service is delivered in line with quality, design patterns, principles, standards and best practice and meets or exceeds the consumer needs.Implement quality software, providing solutions with highly maintainable code and automated testsDelivers working software frequently and early and support the aims of the User Experience Manager with respect to software quality and design patterns. Support and maintain – software is delivered in to run and supported as needed as part of the wider service offering to assure performance, provision, quality and availability. Will mentor more junior members of the team, helping build their skills and confidenceWorking as a Subject Matter Expert during the Software Development LifecycleUser story/User Experience driven development – work face-to-face with business facing colleagues, and the UX team, to elicit the requirements, and delivers custom CSS to match the designs and prototypes provided by the UX designers. Ensure that stories have acceptance criteria and are able to deliver value at the earliest possible opportunity. Continuous improvement - Act on the scrum metrics and retrospective feedback to maintain and continuously improve the performance of the team.Ensuring that communication to stakeholders is clear
It would be great if you had...

    Previous experience of software development Experience in Front End development such as HTML and CSSAt least 2 years experience in Object Oriented Programming / Design (OOP/OOD)Experience in C# Development
Beneficial but not essential:

    Experience using Mongoose frameworkExperience working in a continuous integration/delivery environmentExperience working within a large company and team, preferably in the retail or merchant sector
What can we offer you?

You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010, we offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across 20+ leading businesses including Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies. We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.

We are one of the largest employers of IT professionals in the area. We're Agile, we're Lean, we've gone Google and we're providing in-house designed & built bespoke software and applications to support our £5 billion company. We have grand plans to increase the size of our business further and are forward thinking enough to recognise that investment in IT will give us the leading edge on our competitors. We've restructured, we've adopted new methodologies, and we've brought in award winning IT professionals to take us through this transformation.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, you can expect to be rewarded with a full package of benefits on top of a salary that grows with you as you grow in our business.

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