Software Engineer/Developer

Global Technology Solutions Ltd
£500 per day
14 Apr 2018
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Software Engineer/Developer

We are searching for an experienced Software Engineer/Developer to join a blue chip organisation at their prestigious offices in Telford.

Key Responsibilities:
*Carrying out development activities
*Testing of products
*Carrying out Operational activities
*Completion of work allocated within agreed time, cost and quality criteria and providing progress reports on assigned work as required
*Prompt escalation of problems, issues and risks as necessary
*Management and control of problems and change
*Open Source & Digital Source Experience

Mandatory Skills and Experience

*Understanding of common web application architectures
*Experience configuring and managing Linux servers
*Experience debugging a complex multi-server service
*Scripting or basic programming skills
*Familiarity with network protocols - TCP/IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
*Installation and management of open source monitoring tools
*Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef
*Deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment
*Understanding of application deployment strategies and continuous integration
*Working within a product-centric environment
*Experience of DevOps culture and working practices
*Experience with, and appreciation of, Agile/Lean development methods, practices and techniques
*Solid development experience preferably in Open Source language e.g. Java/C#/Haskell
*Experience with continuous integration tool, such as Jenkins
*Experience administering web servers, application servers, and servlet containers, such as Nginx, Tomcat, NodeJs etc
*Experience testing and automated testing tools, such as Selenium, Gatling, Cucumber, Gherkin
*Expert knowledge of Windows and Linux (Ubuntu) technologies and administration
*Familiar with common diagnostic methodologies, and the deployment and use of monitoring tools incl. Grafana, Kibana, Dashing, Google Analytics
*Knowledge and familiarity of relevant scripting languages, such as Python, JavaScript, Perl, Ant, Groovy, Ruby etc
*Familiarity with NoSQL database design and administration such as Mongo
*UbuntuIDE: IntelliJ, Sublime TextJS Libraries: AngularJs, jQuery, Grid Layout, Gulp, Grunt, Karma, GIT / GitHub
*Awareness of Open Source & Digital technologies

*Good written and verbal communication skills
*Problem solving and creativity skills
*Honesty and Integrity
*Eagerness to learn
*Drive and energy
*Professional appearance
*Agile methodology
*Lateral thinking
*Influencing skills to drive change and continuous improvement
*Self-starter with demonstrable career progression through personal initiative
*Passionate and energetic
*Strong people skills: communication, negotiation, listening
*Demonstrable ability to learn new platforms and technologies quickly
*Confident to engage with client

So if you are a software engineer looking for your next exciting contract please apply today!

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