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Software Engineer (Mid / Senior / Principle)

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
Veygo
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Competitive, based on experience, plus excellent Admiral benefits (including company shares and more)
External Closing Date
20/12/2018

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Veygo

At Veygo, our goal is to provide the best insurance options for ‘drivers with no cars’. Whether you are learning to drive, or you have passed your test but don’t own a car.

This is an exciting opportunity for Software Engineers (at all levels) to join us, to help us create and shape our future success!

The Role

Reporting directly to a Lead Developer, you will be working in a highly Agile environment as part of a Scrum Team. We embrace continuous improvement and you will be actively encouraged to contribute to all aspects of software development, from product improvement ideas, process enhancements and giving constructive feedback.

Main Duties

Taking responsibility for the shared ownership of the product’s architecture and quality. You will be expected to develop code within a collaborative environment to a consistently high standard.

This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.

Experience and Qualifications Required (Dependant on Level)

Mid:

  • Knowledge and/or experience of working within an Agile environment
  • Self-motivated and keen to learn new things
  • Analytical mindset
  • Team player, and able to deliver and take on board feedback constructively
  • Awareness of unit testing
  • Proven professional experience in developing commercial websites
  • Excellent understanding of development best practice, SOLID, OOD, Design Patterns
  • Equally at home work on the back and front ends of a system
  • Proficient at TDD
  • Able to follow and improve coding standards
  • Use of mocking frameworks in testing

Senior:

As above plus -

  • Proficient in more than one language
  • Worked within a Cloud Based environment such as AWS
  • Able to develop automated tests using frameworks such as Selenium
  • Ability to mentor other developers
  • Experience setting up a Continuous Delivery pipeline

Principal:

As above plus -

  • Proven track record of enterprise architectural input
  • Ability to keep up to date and advise on new technologies and best practices as they emerge
  • Experience of non-functional testing frameworks
  • Ability to write infrastructure as code

Tech stack / or similar:

  • Python
  • React.js
  • Django
  • PostgreSQL
  • AWS
  • Redux, Flask, DynamoDB, ESLint, Pylint

About Admiral

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company with forward-thinking approaches and endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a best place to work: Our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion has created a working environment where people aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, are felt valued.

Based on innovation and organic growth Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into one of the largest car insurance providers in the UK. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now in seven countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Admiral’s success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focussed culture. We believe that happy people make happy customers and happy customers help increase profits. Our philosophy is a simple yet effective one: people who enjoy what they do, do it better. 

We truly care about our customers, they are at the heart of every decision we make. We’re very proud of the innovative products we offer and level of service we provide. Everything we do acknowledges the needs of our customers and by recruiting the right people, we can continue to provide great service and ensure an excellent experience for our customers.

Admiral people work hard to keep us at the top of our industry, and are rewarded for it—with competitive pay, great benefits, a share package based on company performance, work-life balance opportunities, nearby fitness and health centres, and other special perks.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Jessica Sutton. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please drop her an email Jessica.SUTTON2@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619.

 

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