Software Engineer – Backend

Posted 12 months ago by Candidate Source
Location Gloucestershire Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary up to £40,000 per annum Sector Engineering, IT
A dynamic and forward-thinking company with more than 20 years’ experience of trading in the UK investment markets is seeking a Software Engineer - Backend to join its team based in Gloucestershire. Its products and investment solutions have continually evolved to suit the challenges facing investors. The company have adapted and strengthened to ensure that its investment solutions remain tax-efficient, transparent and compelling. Throughout this evolution, the company have grown in partnership with its clients and professional advisors and now have more than £300 million of assets under administration and management.

Its products provide a professional and valuable financial planning solution and concentrate on high elements of capital protection or capital preservation whilst taking advantage of various tax reliefs guaranteed by HMRC and include; Inheritance Tax Portfolios, Managed Portfolios, EIS Portfolios, Corporate Management Service.

As part of its service, it:
-          Constructs portfolios that focus on capital preservation and risk mitigation, whilst balancing a strategy to generate a real return
-          Develops solutions that are tax-efficient and take advantage of various tax reliefs provided by HMRC
-          Works with intermediaries to help generate and preserve the wealth of their clients, whilst providing valuable financial planning benefits

Working with the CTO, you will be prepared to learn new markets and will be designing, building and maintaining internal and external features. Working with the broader IT team you will support by helping to scale the systems as its user base grows and improve the overall quality, scalability and security of the codebase.

As a Software Engineer - Backend your duties will include:
  • In addition to coding, take part in project planning and scoping, support with requirements and form functional and technical specs.
  • Take ownership of projects, research and adopt new technologies and propose new developments and add credible insight to development discussions
  • Provide technical support to our fantastic operations and client facing teams, fixing bugs, giving advice and communicating technical concepts to non-technical staff. That includes maintaining our internal and user documentation
  • Providing continuous improvements in the way we collect and provide data for all teams to use when making decisions
  • Improving our deployment pipeline to reduce the time taken to get changes into production
  • Providing necessary data and functionality to our frontend developers, whether directly or through well-designed APIs
  • Experimenting with new tools and technologies to produce cutting-edge solutions to business problems
  • Be a part of a self-organising, results-oriented Agile team to ship new product.
  • Keeping its Stack relevant by helping to adopt a microservice-inspired architecture
To be a successful Software Engineer - Backend you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Previous experience of end to end full software development life cycle and best practice methodologies
  • A proactive attitude to problem-solving is.
  • Have experience of working with or be prepared to learn:
    • Node JS, React, C#, GraphQL, .NET Core, Docker, Kubernetes, Go.CD
    • Microservices, TDD/ATDD, Agile, Scrum
    • AWS/Google Cloud
    • Previous experience of working with: web application development, scalable software systems, information retrieval applications and networking.
    • Hold a minimum 2:2 degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent is desirable.
In return the Engineer - Backend will receive a salary of Up to £40,000 per annum.


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