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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: Swindon
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R002802401
  • Closing Date: 29 October 2020

Senior Software Engineer 
• Based at our Offices in Swindon or Northampton, with generous relocation package available
• Salary – competitive, to reflect experience
• Permanent, full-time and flexible 35 hour a week contract, with clear pathways to further development and promotion

We are building on our current Channel Squad systems propositions with a set of modern technologies, so this is an exciting opportunity to work with a team at its inception. You’ll be at the frontline, designing and developing systems across a range of business applications.

What you’ll be doing

Day-to-day you’ll be exploiting your experience of delivering first-class solutions in an Agile environment. You’ll be involved in mentoring where needed and help to build our development process and strategies. You’ll drive continuous improvements and promote best practice in your team through your actions and behaviours.

You will need drive to become an SME within the technologies and applications you are responsible for and own the relationship with those business areas. With the understanding of the end-to-end process from a technical perspective, you will work closely with the Technology Lead, helping to deliver solutions that meet their requirements.

We want you to nurture and value proactive habits and to develop contacts and relationships, so things are done faster and more efficiently. We’ll expect you to get stuck in and have a go, knowing that sometimes to fail fast is to learn fast.

About you

If you have some of the following skills, we’re keen to hear from you.

  • Extensive commercial IT experience with a strong understanding of programming concepts, preferably with a programming background in one of the following, C#/.Net, NodeJS, Sencha, React, SQL-Server, SSIS
  • Technical expertise in the design, build and test of code including writing automated test suites
  • Technical leadership and consultancy to senior stakeholders
  • Task management of up to 10 Engineers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including status reporting
  • Drive to continuously innovate and improve.
  • Strong understanding of the development lifecycle and experience of working under Agile development methodologies
  • DevOps tooling (such as Jira, Confluence, Jenkins, Artifactory, Selenium, Veracode, JMeter etc.) would be very desirable. Experience of the following areas are beneficial. If you don’t have experience in these areas, they are technologies in which you will be able to develop your skills.
  • API Gateways such as Apigee
  • NoSQL technologies such as Cassandra/MongoDB and GraphDB
  • Relational databases such as SQL Server, MongoDB, etc.
  • Experience in designing and governance of complex n-tier End-to-End systems
  • Experience in design and developing API-driven and microservices-based architectures
  • Knowledge of the Collections and Recoveries domain, Mediated Applications functional and technical

The extras you’ll get

We aim to give our people a good work-life balance and understand that flexible working and getting your schedule in advance helps you to organise your life. We also offer:

  • Access to training to help you progress and develop your technical skills and career
  • Pension scheme where if you pay in 7% we’ll top it up to 23%
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • The ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
  • Flexible benefits scheme giving you access to discount vouchers at various retail outlets
  • Access to a healthcare scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.


What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us. 

We respond to everyone, and so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application.


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