Posted 13 February by Ordnance Survey

We have excellent opportunities available for you to join our expanding team as an Engineer based in Southampton. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £35,000 - £45,000 per annum depending on experience, plus benefits.

Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. As a reliable partner to government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps its customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life. OS expertise and data supports efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services and exploring the great outdoors. By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we’ve built a reputation as the world’s most inspiring and trusted geospatial partner.

We offer fantastic benefits to our Engineer:

- Competitive salary plus performance related bonus

- Competitive pension

- 37 hour working week (with flexible working options)

- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

- Training and development

- A wide range of additional benefits including free parking, paid volunteer day, support with health and wellbeing, sports and social activities, staff discount on over 500 national stores and more

About the Engineer role:

You will be working on key strategic projects for Ordnance Survey using cutting-edge technologies. Working in an agile team, you will understand business requirements and develop the appropriate solution that meets business needs.

You will have the opportunity to apply your experience in software engineering, support and maintenance to build scalable, performant systems that are easy to maintain and support. Experience around Deployment, Debugging, Testing, Scaling and Monitoring modern cloud-based systems will be beneficial.

We care about looking after today and delivering for tomorrow, through continuous improvement. So, you will have the opportunity to influence and shape how we work as a team; whilst also learning and developing as an individual.

We partner with top technology organisations and thrive on our technological knowledge impacting everyday life. We’re relied upon to support efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services and exploring the great outdoors.

Here’s a snapshot of technologies, practices and opportunities this role offers:

- Software engineering and industry best practice - TDD, BDD, automated testing

- Automated infrastructure builds and monitoring

- JavaScript, HTML, CSS, NodeJS, Bower, Intern

- Cloud-based technologies

- Geospatial technology - ESRI, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise

What we are looking for in our ideal Engineer:

A natural problem solver, you will be a collaborator who relishes the opportunity to apply technology to the delivery of business-focussed solutions.

You will also be somebody who is unafraid to learn and apply new technologies to business situations, but also somebody who is able to take a long-term view, see the bigger picture, and able to balance risk and opportunity.

Ideally you will have a strong background in the application of Geospatial technologies at an enterprise level, and in the delivery of customer-facing public cloud-based solutions and architectures.

Our ideal Engineer will have the following knowledge, skills and experience:

- Software engineer best practice

- Geospatial and cloud-based technology

- One or more programming languages - JavaScript, C#, Python

- Ability to influence key business and technical stakeholders

- Development of technical strategies

- Implementing new engineering techniques whilst working with development teams

We understand that there will be areas you have limited knowledge in, that’s why we offer a working environment that is open - sharing knowledge and providing you with some of the best training and development opportunities to help you become an expert in the domain.

Closing date: Sunday 8th March

If you are looking for a job where you can apply modern engineering practices and work with cutting-edge technologies, click 'apply’ today to submit your application or to find out more about the Engineer role - we would love to hear from you.

Reference: 39951683

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