||Houghton Le Spring, North East
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In this role, the Software Engineer delivers exceptional software solutions, which are secure, appropriately tested, perform well and help provide engaging customer experience The software Engineer is accountable for providing exceptional software solutions. The Software Engineer is accountable for providing exceptional software solutions.
Who We Are
Leighton is an award-winning integrated technology business. We create some of the world’s most cutting-edge software products. We use vision, creativity and expertise to connect businesses with their customers and drive commercial success across multiple touchpoints. Working with us isn’t just about achieving the end result, its about what we do to get there, changing the you think about your business and the benefits of digital forever.,
The Leighton culture defines how we do business and how we interact with our colleagues and customers. It makes us unique and provides us with a competitive advantage
We act with honesty and truth, always!
We are a canny family who really cares in a geeky, crazy, fun kind of way
We nurture our amazing people to be the best version of themselves
Passionate about what we do, proud of what we achieve
Our curiosity inspires the amazing
Main Duties & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for the following; however this is not an exhaustive list and you maybe required to carry out other duties that the business deem fit.
Turn concepts and requirements into exceptional, highly available, quality, web applications using industry standard languages and technologies
Implement highly modular and maintainable components across a horizontally scalable application framework designed to maximise reuse across multiple channels.
Deliver exceptional software solutions to specification and on-schedule.
Participate in the definition of scope of projects and estimates of timescales for development and maintenance work.
Produce accurate and unambiguous functional and technical documentation of products, systems and services prior to and during development.
Proactively suggest ways to improve the quality of software releases. Work with the team to ensure that development follows best practice and the Leighton delivery model.
Share your expertise with other team members and be eager to learn from them as well.
Delivery Team Leader
Solution Design Team
Project Delivery Team
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Commercial experience of working in software development (1+ years) or demonstratable experience
Proficient in 1x desired software language (HTML, CSS, JS, Node.js, JAVA, development of modern RESTful API or strong in another server side technology, SQL or NoSQL databases)
Appreciation of OWASP top 10
Demonstrable understanding of accessibility best practices
History of working with QA and testing teams to deliver a quality product (automated testing framework desirable)
Working knowledge of databases and dynamic content is desirable
Knowledge of Angular or comparative frameworks that use MVC
Ability to produce accurate documentation
Ability to analyse information
Programming experience from a relevant degree is desirable
An open and genuine communicator
Able to take responsibility for your actions
Always learning and wanting to improve
Takes responsibility for own development
Love what you do
Value and support your team
Embrace who you are
Open minded and willing to explore new ideas