Senior Backend Developer

Purple Bricks
Solihull, UK
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Senior Backend Developer

£50,000 - £80,000 per annum (dependent on skills and experience) plus a range of benefits including 25 days annual leave, life assurance, an online benefits platform with a wide variety of discounts, and more...

Purplebricks is a unique hybrid estate agency. Having successfully disrupted the market with a strong focus and utilisation of technology and data, we are now the UK's largest estate agent, selling more homes than anyone else in the market

We're proud to be an official partner of Team GB and will be showing our support for the nation's Olympic athletes in the run-up to 2021. Our mission is simple: to be the best and most loved place for customers to buy, sell, and let their homes. We will achieve this through our amazing people - our #TeamPB - and by living our Purple Promises, which bring us together and ensure we live and breathe the same beliefs and values.

What does 'Digital' at Purplebricks look like?

Our ever-growing Digital team is made up from Design, Engineering, Infrastructure and Product experts. Our beanbags, sofas, mini-fridges and standing desks create a relaxed environment in our Shirley headquarters - supporting our culture of trying new things, failing fast, and being open about our successes and struggles. You'll be joining a team with a clearly defined product strategy led by a solid and experienced leadership team at the helm.

Position Overview

You will join a team of backend software developers and work as part of a cross-functional delivery squad to autonomously and efficiently build and deploy applications supporting our business into the cloud. You will be part of an agile software development process and have responsibility for quality and delivery of web and cloud-based applications.

What will your day to day look like?

You will join a cross-functional development squad, usually around 8 people. This is made up of Backend Developers, QA, Frontend Developers, a Scrum Master and a Product Owner. You will participate in planning work and will work as part of that squad to deliver software to meets requirements.

You will mainly focus on backend development with .Net, but you may need to support your team in other areas. You will be a team player. You will also work on horizontal initiatives to improve the core technology services at Purplebricks. Your squad will focus on one goal at a time and you will focus on supporting and building microservices that support that goal.

What do we look for in a Senior Back End Developer?

Required Experience
  • C# Programming
  • .Net Core
  • .Net Web API
  • Entity Framework/Entity Framework Core
  • API Design
  • Data Persistence (SQL and NoSQL)
  • Agile Development Practices (Scrum)
  • Unit Testing

Desirable Experience
  • Microservices
  • Web Development (HTML/CSS/JS)
  • Message Based Architectures
  • Test Driven Development
  • Microsoft Azure
  • DevOps

If this sounds like you, please apply by clicking the link below.

We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ex-service personnel status, or disability status.

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