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Software Engineer (Junior / Mid / Senior)

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
Veygo
Location
Cardiff
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At Veygo, our goal is to provide the best insurance options for ‘drivers with no cars’. Whether you are learning to drive, or you’ve 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 our 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)

Junior:

  • Relevant degree or equivilant experience 
  • Proficient in at least one programming language 
  • 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

Mid:

As above plus -

  • 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

Tech stack / or similar:

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

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve. Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

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

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work-life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask your Recruitment Officer, Amy Reynolds, for more information. 

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