Senior Software Engineer
Direct Line Group
27th August 2019
£60000 - £70000
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What we're looking for:
As a Senior Software Engineer, we need you to help us replace the Oracle Finance eBusiness Suite (hardware and applications) with an Oracle Fusion ERP thereby taking advantage of cloud technology which will maintain usability with DLG technology and add new capabilities.
As part of the Application and Development Team, specifically, the Finance Technology, you will ensure our team stay in sync with new accounting standard for insurance contracts (IFRS17) which will change how DLG will measure the profit/loss from insurance contracts and how DLG will calculate reserves!
Who you'll be working with:
This is an exciting time to join the Finance Technology team at Direct Line Group and we're looking for curious minds, status-quo challengers and critical thinkers who will bring a fresh perspective to our team.
You will have an aim to succeed, assist in driving strategy and want to work in a technology rich and agile environment. Insurance experience is not essential, what is essential is that you as an individual are a self-starter who has championed core technologies and used these to drive business benefits and outcomes.
What you'll be doing:
Manage and maintain overall all Finance integrations and scheduling tools (FSH)
Lead all aspects of scheduling implementations and support third party suppliers, if applicable, to ensure the development is within the agreed solution design, quality and coding standards (including security protocol)
Work across disciplines (e.g. testing, business analysis, solution design, operations) and develop skills outside your core specialism
Using your interpersonal, communication and stakeholder management skills to bridge between the silos and bring different teams together to work towards a common goal
Contribute to DLG Centre of Excellence (Redwood / Globalscape)
Optimise the code promotion process with respect to Scheduling changes
Assist in prioritise the backlog of changes to the platform
Software engineering experience (design, development, QA) utilising agile methods (SCRUM, Kanban)
Experience of Linux or Unix operating systems and RDBM/SQL ideally on Oracle with a focus on technology security and risk management
Desirable Skills include Redwood RMJ (batch scheduling), Finance domain, Oracle ERP product range, Infrastructure: firewalls, load balancers, Unix and Windows system administration
What we'll give you:
Come join us and you'll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We're always encouraging internal development and you'll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.