Software Developer

Reed Business Information Limited
Sutton, UK
15 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior / Mid-Level Software Engineer
Sutton, Surrey

Interested in working for a Forbes Top-100 Best Employer and Top-100 Most Innovative Business?
  • Senior / Mid-Level Software Engineer for XpertHR - C# / .NET / MVC / JavaScript / Angular
  • XpertHR is part of RBI and the FTSE100 RELX Group.
  • Salary up to £55,000 + competitive benefits

XpertHR is a global leader in employment law compliance, best practice, analytics and data services for employers. We help our customers create engaged and productive workforces which benefit them and the broader economies in which they operate.

Launched in 2001 and with offices in Amsterdam, London, New York and Los Angeles, XpertHR provides solutions for HR professionals worldwide. XpertHR is part of RELX, the world's largest provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

As a trusted partner, we guide customers through the issues involved in employing people in 45 countries - spread across every continent except Antarctica. We work with 6,000 companies around the globe that employ tens of millions of employees. In the UK alone our customers employ one in four of the country's entire workforce, and account for nearly one in three of all FTSE-100 companies.

Our 50-strong team of in-house experts includes specialists in employment law, HR practice, reward and data science; and our external contributors include leading figures from the biggest and best-known law firms. Our pay analytics services hold data on 1.2 million employees, and we help our customers optimise more than £32 billion of employee reward spending.

So everywhere you go, you will find HR professionals creating solutions and driving success with our help.

Xpert HR part of Reed Business Information is seeking a high-calibre and ambitious Senior / Mid-Level Software Engineer. Our Development roles will place you into the heart of dynamic, best-of-breed technology teams working with the latest technologies on an international scale. In every case you will receive a tailored blend of technical, commercial, and soft-skills training/coaching and a carefully mapped career development path.

Working with the latest web technologies (Angular 2, C#, .Net), database technologies (SQL Server, MongoDB) and methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, TDD, BDD, DevOps and Continuous Deployment) to name just a few, our Software Engineers work closely with their customers to create innovative and market leading products for clients across the world.


Must have:
  • Computer Science degree level education or equivalent
  • Proven track record of software development excellence
  • Object Oriented programming language skills (preferably C#)
  • JavaScript experience
  • Relational Database experience
  • A passion in problem solving
  • Hunger for picking up new technologies
  • A Commitment to self-improvement

Nice to have:
  • Agile/DevOps
  • Statistical Analysis
  • NoSQL and distributed database experience
  • Cloud experience (AWS/Azure)
  • Terraform/Docker/Kubernetes
  • Data transformation
  • Angular experience

What's it like to work here?

Outstanding - you've probably already got a feel for what we do and the technology we're involved with but what's really stands us out from the crowd is our culture. We're an agile, dynamic and forward thinking organisation who understands the importance of looking after our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life.

And what about your career?

Career development is a big thing for us and we take our PDP (personal development plan) process very seriously; we want you to learn and progress quickly in the direction you want to go and we will provide you with the training and support to achieve that at the right pace. The great thing about us career-wise is that we're a company made up of leading online businesses so you can develop in three dimensions, vertically through the business, across different brands, and across different functions (if you fancy a change). We're also an increasingly international business and are often able to offer overseas opportunities either as secondments or on a permanent basis.

RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Women in technology:

RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 26% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:
  • Mentoring scheme for women in technology
  • Women's network forum
  • Regularly run events for schools girl about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech.

RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter.

RBI are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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