Job Title: Software Designer
Work Location: Coventry, UK
Role Type: Permanent
Our client, UK’s leading financial institution is looking to appoint a Software Designer responsible for providing the expertise for the design, implementation, security and performance of the organizations software. You will manage the development design across multiple complex projects to meet project deadlines whilst working closely with the Development teams. Regularly presenting software solutions, which adhere to software design policies, at review boards for final approval.
You will research, evaluate and prototype new technologies and make recommendations for their implementation. Providing early engagement in the project lifecycle to ensure the correct design has been chosen. You will innovate and drive technology changes within the Department, taking responsibility to ensure new initiatives are shared, understood and documented.
Effective collaboration with other areas of IT is essential, including solutions architects and business analysts, in order to produce high level technical specification documentation that will guide the development teams.
Essential Skills and Experience:
The successful candidate will hold a relevant technical qualification or equivalent and be an experienced software/technical designer with experience of supporting technologies such as IBM MQ Series, IBM Message Broker, IBM Datapower, and IBM Websphere Application Server, in a commercial environment with a strong knowledge of integrated service oriented distributed architecture.
You will have demonstrable experience of presenting and communicating with senior key stakeholders across the business, therefore excellent communications skills are essential with the ability to communicate technical information in a non-complex ways . You must have the ability to positively influence a variety of people across the business on a number of different projects.
What we offer:
- Salary £45,565 - £66,848
- Pension Scheme – this is 5% of your basic salary
- Holidays - 25 days holiday
- Annual Bonus