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Senior Software Engineer

Posted on Jun 1, 2021 by Almis International Ltd

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£45k - £55k Annual
Full-Time


As a result of continued company growth and the expansion of our customer base, we're looking to recruit a Senior Software Engineer to join our team.

A bit more about the role

Job Overview

We're looking for a Senior Software Engineer to produce high quality software on time. The person in this role will be expected to follow standard development processes and to control and develop features within our products with minimal input.

Ideally, we're looking for a someone with a computer science or software engineering background who has a deep interest in software development. A familiarity with using IT for financial management in the banking or finance sectors as well as an interest in our specialist software applications would be an advantage.

Key aspects of the role include

  • Software development
  • Development and maintenance of our existing products
  • Enhancing the products and introducing new technologies
  • Making sure our products are up to date
  • Identifying and addressing existing and future coding issues
  • Supporting the testing of software and development of testing infrastructure
  • Maintaining and developing documentation on system features
  • Maintaining version control on new and existing developments
  • Helping to solve specific client issues through direct communication

Responsibilities and duties

  • Design technical specifications for large-scale changes to software products
  • Mentor and train other developers
  • Develop high-quality software designs and architecture
  • Identify, prioritise and execute tasks in the software development life cycle
  • Develop tools and applications by producing clean, efficient code
  • Review and debug code
  • Perform validation and verification testing
  • Automate tasks through appropriate tools and scripting
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to fix and improve products
  • Document development phases and monitor systems
  • Make sure software is up-to-date with the latest technologies

This is an internal role with some client-facing responsibilities as and when needed. The Senior Software Engineer reports to our Head of Development.

Training and support

ALMIS software is developed using modern programming languages in a state-of-the-art development environment. Support and training can be offered, but good programming capability and interest is essential.

The skills and experience we're looking for in a candidate

This role would suit an enthusiastic, articulate and intelligent self-starter who wants to play an integral part in a growing and dynamic company. At ALMIS International your opinions are listened to and valued and you'll have the opportunity to use your experience to make a real difference as well as develop your abilities across the board. We'd like to hear from people with the following skill-set:

  • A good degree (2:1 or above) in Computing Science or Software Engineering.
  • More than five years' practical experience in a software development or programming role.
  • Strong programming skills and an ability to work with SQL databases.
  • Strong experience of developing in C# or in other object-oriented languages is an advantage.
  • Ideally, some experience of financial modelling applications.

Pay and conditions

  • The starting salary for this Senior Software Engineer role is £45,000 - £55,000 per annum depending on experience.
  • This is a full-time, permanent role (x1).
  • ALMIS International is an Equal Opportunities employer and a Living Wage employer.
  • As well as a competitive salary, ALMIS International offers a pension scheme, company incentives, a Cycle to Work Scheme and study funding.

How to apply for this role

Send your CV and a covering letter quoting Vacancy Ref. OMHR013, telling us why you think you're a good fit for this role, to the Head of Development at .

CLOSING DATE is Friday 11th June 2021 at 5pm




Reference: 1215170676

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