Senior Software Engineer

RLE International
Basildon, UK
Closing date
19 Nov 2020

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RLE International is working on behalf of their Essex based Automotive OEM Client, whom are currently looking for 6 Senior Software Engineers to join their expanding team based in Basildon

The Senior Software Engineer Java will work in Vehicle Order Management. You will be part of a team of responsible for re-engineering an existing Order Management system to support critical business initiatives across Europe, Middle East & Africa and Asia Pacific.

The core OM application is being transitioned from a legacy monolith to an Microservice based architecture. The successful candidate will be working within an agile delivery team building Order Management applications and services. Our engineers typically work with a paired partner to develop and implement optimal and innovative solutions. They will work collaboratively with other software engineers to develop high quality solutions as well as with other technical teams to share best practices and ensure consistency in technologies, approaches and tools adoption.

Responsibilities will include:

·Work with Product Owners, Product Manager and Architects to design optimal solutions

·Develops automated tests with working software, to confirm software functionality conformance to functional and non-functional requirements.

·Improves continuous integration tooling by automating manual processes within the delivery pipeline and improving quality gates based on past learnings.

·Reviews ongoing production software operations and troubleshoots production issues.

·Implements tooling that monitors application performance metrics and automatically notifies team when a failure occurs in production.

·Guides and coaches junior software engineers

Skills Required:

·Strong Java development experience including good knowledge of databases (Oracle, MySQL)

·Experience in creating RESTful APIs and microservices using Spring

·JavaScript, plsql, json, xml, Jenkins, Kubernetes, GitHub, PCF, Dynatrace, Polymer, C++, Gradle

·Experience of working within Agile environment, Test Driven Development

·Experience of Open Web Components (Nice to have)

Skills Preferred:

·Comfortable level developing in all tiers of application software: front-end, mobile, back-end and database.

·Knowledge of software design patterns ¿ Knowledge and practical experience of agile delivery

Experience Required:

·Senior/Consultant level Engineer

·5 years+ development

Experience Preferred:

·Experience as Full Stack Engineer would be an advantage

·Experience coaching other Software Engineers

·Experience of transitioning legacy applications to microservice based architecture

Education Preferred:

Computer Science Degree

Hours: 37.5 pw

Rate: £64.73 per hour Limited Company/Umbrella Co

Duration: 12 Months


If you have any of the above knowledge and experience, and are interested in hearing more about the opportunities, please apply now.

*Please note: Due to the high level of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted*

Eligibility: Due to working on behalf of our Client, unfortunately if you require sponsorship for a visa to work in the UK your application will be automatically declined. You will also need settlement status for the UK if you are a EU citizen. These are long term rolling contracts.

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