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Job Description

For great engineers we offer generous rewards and a clear career progression. This is a fast-paced and dynamic team where individual projects are short and varied - production systems are updated on a daily basis. Dedicated operations and support teams allow you to concentrate on getting the job done.

Overview

As part of a small scrum agile team you will develop, test and deliver changes to our transaction engines, reporting tools and supporting systems.

You have excellent object-oriented software engineering skills – framework knowledge is great, but strength in the fundamentals is essential.

You work effectively under your own direction for the whole software life-cycle - but you might not get much chance to put your headphones in, since we produce our best working closely with the rest of the team.

What does success look like?

•             A five nines platform that handles hundreds of transactions every second of every day

•             Extending our system to touch more transactions never takes as long as expected

•             The product team can’t stop smiling

•             You aren’t here after hours

 

Key Responsibilities

•             Develop and maintain software applications to a high standard

•             Comprehensively test software through automated test frameworks

•             In the context of our agile methodology, agree and meet delivery commitments

Technology

•             Must have: Java 8 / Perl / Spring / Mockito / Cucumber

•             RESTful web services, JSON / JMX remoting

•             Postgres / Elastic

•             Configuration management (Puppet) and a Linux OS (RHEL)

•             Git, GitLab / GitHub and continuous integration (Jenkins)

All About You

•            Proven experience of Java development and testing, ideally in the context of web services

•            Experience working in an Agile environment, with continuous integration and collective code ownership an advantage

•            Familiarity with high availability distributed systems, SOA and RESTful messaging an advantage

•            You may have a Computer Science or related degree, or be qualified by experience

•            Demonstrable commitment to professional development and open to new languages

 

 


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PHP developer

£250 - £300

 

We are looking for talented developers with experience in designing PHP & Java software for distributed, highly available systems.

This role reports into one of our Software Development Team Leads in our Edinburgh office and plays an active role within our Global Software Engineering team.

Role

• Provide technical expertise for applications, which include secure, mission critical transaction processing systems.

• Collaborate with team members and internal stakeholders to ensure requirements meet customer needs.

• Produce innovative technical solutions to meet business and product strategies.

• Collaborate with Operations to ensure successful production deployment of software.

All About You

• Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience.

• Experience developing large scale PHP services and/or web user interfaces.

• Commercial experience with languages other than PHP, particularly Java & JavaScript.

• Familiarity with high availability distributed systems, SOA and RESTful messaging.

• Experience in Agile/Scrum development.

• Proven experience working in a continuous integration environment and prefer collective code ownership.

• Ability to automate unit, integration and system tests.

• Knowledgeable about security concerns such as OWASP Top 10 and PCI DSS is desirable.

• Familiarity with APACS, ISO 8583, EMV or other card payment standards desirable.

• Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment.

• Actively involved in your own professional development and skills growth.