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Senior Software Engineer

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Recruiter: Sage
Listed on: 6th January
Location: Newcastle
Salary/Rate: £Competitive
Salary Notes: £Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Software engineering at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Senior Software Engineer here, you'll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. We're a FTSE 100 company with £60m of new investment into the business and £40m in the North East, over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.
This isn't just a Senior Software Engineer role working on a product used by start-ups, entrepreneurs and business developers the world over. It's a fantastic opportunity to learn and be part of something amazing, right here in the Toon! You'll work alongside a team of Tyneside tech experts, honing your skills and knowledge. And, as you continually aim for world-class solutions, you'll become a key player in the development of one of the largest online business platforms in financial tech - Sage Business Cloud.

Contribute to decision making and help us ‘build it right'
Develop microservices using containerised environments that are deployed into the cloud by Amazon Web Services
Work with and improve our very own component library (Carbon), built on ReactJS:
Use a range of front and back end technologies including .Net Core, Ruby on Rails and React
Enjoy the freedom to work on projects you choose on the last Friday of each month. Innovating or improving existing code or processes - it's up to you!
Release software to thousands of users across seven countries and help us improve our Continual Deployment pipelines
Continue your self-development via dedicated learning days and conferences/meet-ups - you might even want to speak at one

The person 
There's a reason why businesses around the world depend on Sage platforms. It's because we innovate. Our senior software engineers aren't just churning out code like machines. They're creative people, freethinkers and problem solvers - often all at once. And that's what we want more of. It's not important which language you've used in the past - as long as you can take ownership of a project and put your own innovative stamp on it, you'll fit in just fine here. Our perfect Senior Software Engineer will: 

Have experience in an object-orientated language
Understand Agile development
Be thrilled to join a team of engineers that really care about what they do

The offering 
This is your chance to build a belter of a career right here in Newcastle. All the development you can handle and challenges galore. That means global hackathons, a Technical Fellowship programme and you'll get five training days plus five volunteer days per year so you can learn and give something back in the local community. And all this with a company that's as local as the fog on the Tyne! You'll find everything you could ever want at our office: plenty of great places to eat, an on-site gym, and of course, cutting-edge tech... which reminds us: create something that we go on to patent and you'll get an Inventors' bonus.