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Senior Software Engineer

Posted 31 January by Avanti Ended

Senior Software Engineer

Avanti Recruitment are currently partnering with a market leading software company based in Leeds City Centre who due to continued growth and success are looking to recruit a Senior Software Engineer to join their product team to work on their ground breaking product platform. The purpose of the role is to develop the company’s core platform which is responsible for billions of exchanges per day as well as introducing best practises and processes into the team to ensure the company stay at the forefront of the industry when it comes to tech! In this role you will work directly with the CTO to develop project architecture as well as constructing cutting edge software applications.

The role offers excellent exposure to new technology as the company pride themselves staying on top of market opportunities and they are currently looking to use React.js to develop the UI for their software applications as well as moving to serverless development with AWS. There is also fantastic career progression on offers as you will be responsible for mentoring junior developers with the option of moving into a Tech Lead role.

The current tech stack is: PHP, MVC - Zend/Symfony, AWS, MariaDB, Vertica JavaScript, Node.js and React.js/Angular however, they are open to ideas and are looking for someone to guide them on the best tech for the job.

The company pride themselves on engineering excellence and are looking for someone to help push the boundaries and implement new ideas / processes in order to create the best possible team. They are looking for someone who is passionate about software engineering and takes pride in their work as well as demonstrating your experience through well crafted Software applications.

The ideal candidate would be someone who can quickly connect and collaborate with the Engineering team to deliver great results. A candidate who can bring in ideas from other areas of expertise and software engineering would be beneficial.

Essential skills:

- Good understanding of Object-oriented programming
- Seasoned experience developing software applications using PHP and AWS native technologies
- Experience using MVC frameworks - Symfony, Zend or Silex
- Good understanding of JavaScript and Modern JS frameworks such as React.js/Angular
- Experience with server side technology such as Node.js and Express
- Best practises experience (TDD, Functional programming)

Desirable skills:

- Experience with automation tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Ansible

The company have created an excellent working environment and offer a great work life balance. They really look after their development team and have a great office space in Leeds City Centre, choice of Laptop, Contributory pension, Flexible working policy as well as offering a salary of up to £70k + 10% bonus!

If you are interested in the Senior Software Engineer vacancy please send me your CV for immediate consideration.

Required skills

  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • Software Engineering
  • Zend
  • Symfony

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