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Back-End / Integration Developer
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Recruiter: SPICA Technologies
Listed on: 2nd January
Location: Birmingham
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: BEI2119
Contact Name:
Our Vision:

To be a global market leader in Workplace Management Technology, recognised as benefiting the health, wellbeing and productivity of building users.

About SPICA:

SPICA is a specialist Digital Solution Provider combining IOT Solution, Systems Integration skills and Desktop and Mobile App User Experiences to help businesses capitalize on the opportunity that the Internet of Things and new Digital technologies represents SPICA is growing with the direction of new emerging and maturing technology and is aspiring to be a real influencer in the space of IOT helping to shape best practice and corporate governance for our clients within Property Tech.

Our Values:

         •       Relentless Innovation. Everyone is encouraged to think in new ways for us all to always be moving forward.
         •       In It Together. Our Job Descriptions are not boundaries of limitation but a spring board for opportunities.
         •       People Not Number. We pride ourselves on nurturing long-term partnerships and our team is at the heart of everything we do.
         •       High Performing Culture. Here everyone is a leader striving for self-actualisation at work.
         •       Work Balance. Working hard is only sustainable when we balance it with family, friends and relaxation.

Your part in it:

It is the essential focus on the Workplace Management Solutions software integration development.
A desirable focus is for Full Stack development.

Key responsibilities

         •       Using Jira system to execute sprints in an agile process.
         •       Discussing the client’s requirements and the proposed solution with colleagues.
         •       Developing application programming interfaces (APIs) to support mainly mobile and web functionality.
         •       Keeping up to date with the terminology, concepts and best practices for coding integration layers and APIs.
         •       Integrating existing 3rd party applications and legacy systems.
         •       Working closely with colleagues to constantly innovate, design and develop the way we do things, improving performance, quality and re-usability across projects.
         •       Attention to detail, taking responsibility, openness to feedback, willingness, even eagerness to improve.

Person Specification

         •       Java programming language (understanding of other languages such as C#, JavaScript/TypeScript/Dart would be advantageous).
         •       Development of Web Services, RESTful, SOAP, JSON, XML)
         •       Good understanding of web development techniques, reactive programming, databases, caching, unit testing.
         •       Skills in other development areas such as hybrid/native mobile application development, Angular, HTML, CSS, JavaScript may also prove advantageous.
         •       Strong organisational skills.
         •       Mathematical aptitude.
         •       Drive to keep up to date with developments and trends in the tech and modern media world.
         •       The ability to learn quickly.
         •       The ability to interpret and follow technical plans.
         •       Problem-solving skills.
         •       Strong communication skills.
         •       Willingness to help and support customers and other team members.
         •       Energy to work in a vibrant team of people with different skills.

Experience & Qualifications required:

         •       Degree-educated in an IT related subject.
         •       Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a development role.
         •       Salary is based on expertise and experience.

What you can expect in return:

         •       A great opportunity to experience what it takes to scale a thriving IoT business.
         •       A friendly, encouraging and motivating environment with a team who works hard but knows how to have fun.
         •       A chance to merge with Birmingham’s Innovation ecosystem being based out of the Innovation Birmingham Science Park, where great events take place with inspiring and informed community members.

Reward & Recognition

         •       Pension in line with auto enrolment requirements.
         •       Flexible working.
         •       25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
         •       Regular reviews, progression planning.
         •       Training opportunities in new and emerging technologies.



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