Software Engineer

Ordnance Survey
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
Ordnance Survey are currently looking for a Software Engineer - Java to join our team. At OS, we believe work is something you do, not somewhere you go. We embrace a hybrid working model where we believe the choice is with the individual on when they work from our fantastic offices in Southampton or London, or from home. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £36,414 - £42,840 per annum.

Ordnance Survey (OS) provides national mapping services for Great Britain and is a world-leading provider of geospatial solutions. OS location data and expertise has helped governments make smarter decisions, businesses gain valuable data insight, and everyone experience the world outside for over 225 years.

We offer fantastic benefits in return for joining us as our Software Engineer:
  • Competitive salary plus performance-related bonus
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
  • Plus, a suite of excellent additional benefits

We are looking for a commercially experienced Software Engineer to join an established project team with a strong track record of delivering customer requirements at pace and to a high standard. With a strong background in delivering solutions, your knowledge will encompass a wide variety of technologies such as Java (SpringBoot, Hibernate, Jackson etc), Postgresql, cloud services (Azure/AWS) and SQL. Experience around Deployment, Micro-Services, Debugging, Testing, Scaling and Monitoring scalable applications is expected.

The role will include daily contact with stakeholders and team members. Code should be written using best practices to ensure it is clean and testable. You will be required to be fully conversant with Agile delivery methodologies and be able to prove a track record of delivering within such an environment.

Your responsibilities as our Software Engineer will include:
  • Carrying out code inspections and peer reviews to provide assurance of code quality against business requirements
  • Maintaining and improving the level and currency of personal and technical skills to be able to continue to provide appropriate support to the business
  • Providing fully capable software development and configuration in your area of expertise
  • Understanding and advocating best practice and patterns and helping to optimise delivery
  • Ensuring software is secure and well-tested
  • Supporting and operating the services you build and identifying issues in production

What we're looking for in our Software Engineer:
  • Experience in designing and implementing RESTful APIs
  • Proven skills in software configuration and engineering
  • Knowledge of modern engineering best practice like TDD, BDD and Automated Testing
  • Proven track record in iterative and incremental development
  • Very good track record in problem resolution & selection of technical solutions & applications
  • Knowledge of ESRI technology and Kubernetes is desirable

Closing date: Sunday 26th July 2022

If you would like to be a part of this, click 'apply' now to be considered as our Software Engineer - we'd love to hear from you!

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