Full Time
37.5 hours per week

Salary rate
Competitive (experience)

Posted on
Dec 2, 2019

Our Software Engineers work across the full development lifecycle to enhance and maintain the company’s commercial software products. This is a hands–on role delivering new commercial software features on time, within an agile software development process that brings in requirements and knowledge from research and development teams, geoscientists, product and user stakeholders.


Translation of these requirements and materials into high quality, well planned and documented commercial software features is the primary purpose of the role. You will also be expected to share knowledge and expertise across the technology group and support a continuous improvement process.


As part of our ongoing evolution, we are embarking on a major cloud transformation project which will redefine how we deliver our software. Our software engineers will be pivotal in achieving these strategic goals.

Principal Activities

  • Delivery of commercial quality software
  • Actively participate in resolution of complex technical problems
  • Works to continually improve the software delivery process
  • Ensures estimates and plans are technically accurate and up to date
  • Ensures design and implementation adhere to standards
  • Maintains appropriate design and coding standards
  • Shares knowledge of the code-base and encourage “shared code ownership”
  •  Identifies new technologies which will improve our software
  • Takes ownership of code quality and drives continuous improvement.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Appropriate qualifications and / or experience in a Software Engineering discipline
  • 5+ years’ experience of software development within a commercial environment
  •  2+ years’ experience in Agile software methods and practices, specifically Scrum
  • Familiarity with modern architecture methods such as TOGAF
  • Expert level knowledge of Angular, UX Design, UI Design, HTML5, C#
  • Knowledge of Ruby, NoSQL, Python or TensorFlow machine learning, messaging or distributed computing highly desirable
  • Experience of using design patterns and refactoring techniques

 

  • Relevant certification in Testing & Quality Assurance, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a commercial R&D or scientific software development environment
  • Knowledge and experience of continuous delivery pipelines such as GitLab
  • Experience of end to end test automation
  • Familiarity with a test first development methodology such as TDD or BDD
  • Experience in public cloud architectures including AWS and GCP
  • Implementation of containerised software using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Data led API design and implementation using OpenAPI.

Reporting and Relationships

The role reports to a Principal Software Engineer and liaises closely with the Technical Architect, Agile Project Manager and key stakeholders.

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