Software Systems Engineer

Posted 16 March by Circle Recruitment Easy Apply

Software Systems Engineer

Cambridge

Salary is £30,000 TO £55,000 (Dependent Upon Experience) + Flexible Working

  • Excellent skills in an object-oriented language, such as C#, Java, Ruby or Python (we primarily develop in C#).

As Software Systems Engineer, you'll work on a wide variety of systems, ranging from integrating third party CRM tools, through to architecting the internally written microservices and message bus that link everything together. We believe that the best software is written by teams who enjoy working together, who have a clear mission and the freedom to make their own decisions. In return we ask that teams understand their users' needs, are open and honest, ship frequently, and drive our systems to be ingeniously simple.

What are we looking for in our software systems engineer?

  • Excellent skills in an object-oriented language, such as C#, Java, Ruby or Python (we primarily develop in C#).

  • A bias toward simplicity and maintainability in the code you write and the products you build.

  • Quality is important to you. You believe in automated testing and the importance of peer code review.

  • A great communicator both in person and in writing with good attention to detail.

  • You thrive in a highly collaborative team of software engineers.

  • You are enthusiastic about engaging with users as necessary to create a great

    product / service

    .

  • You're interested in learning from us and bringing things we can learn from you.

  • You look to continuously improve your expertise, knowledge or skills.

What would help?

  • You have experience with any of the top 3 CRM and Marketing and Sales solutions.

  • You have experience working within an agile development team, with knowledge of practices such as TDD, BDD

    and

    continuous delivery.

  • You have experience of working with databases.

Every software engineer gets a desktop PC with multiple monitors, an SSD, plenty of RAM and an MSDN subscription.

The majority of code is written in C# using Visual Studio and ReSharper. They use GitHub to version our code and have a strong culture of peer code review. Many teams use NCrunch for automatically running unit tests as you type. They use TeamCity for continuous integration and monitor our systems and builds with public dashboards. We're relentlessly trying to get faster feedback loops and invest heavily in faster automated tests.

The client uses open-source heavily and encourages contribution back to the community. We believe in transparency and display product information publicly including build status, test status, performance, sales and customer usage information and encourages a healthy internal culture around learning and development with lightning talks, communities of practice, invited speakers and of course Down Tools Week.

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