Software Engineer Returnship

Recruiter
Seismic Recruitment
Location
Somerset
Posted
22 Sep 2018
Closes
03 Nov 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Software Engineer Returnship

Are you a highly motivated individual committed to returning to a career in Software Engineering? Do you have more than 2 year’s previous work experience in an object-orientated language and are looking to return to the field?

Our client, a government agency providing a range of marine information technologies across the globe for commercial shipping, defence and maritime organisations, are currently offering an opportunity for a Software Engineer to join their team on an initial 12 month FTC basis. The role would be based in Taunton.

Our client provides a flexible approach to hours of work with the possibility of working from home and part time, helping those who have had a career break e.g. due to family or carer commitments. They offer a range of benefits to support your lifestyle including generous leave allowance, a lift-share scheme, civil service pension, creche/nursery facilities and lots more.

Key Responsibilities of the Software Engineer Returnship

* This role aims to support you in re-integrating into the workforce, providing a programme of training, mentoring and resources to help update your technical skills and become a fully-skilled engineer over the course of a year.
* You will work with the Returnship Programme Manager to design a development programme tailor-made to you, with the aim to coach and aid your return to work.
* Eventually you will spend time working as a developer in a number of agile teams, gaining knowledge in C# or Java, Scrum, test automation as well as a number of up-to-date frameworks.

Qualifications and Experience Required for the Software Engineer Returnship role

* Previous professional experience (over 2 years) of .Net or Java and object orientated concepts.
* Previous knowledge of design principles and patterns
* Able to work in a team and collaborate with others at a technical and non-technical level

The above represents a summary of the full specification for the role. Applicants must have the existing right to work in the UK and evidence will be required; no sponsorship is available. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately

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