Full Stack Software Developer
Royal London - AMS
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Founded in 1861, we're the UK's largest mutual life, pensions and investment company. Our award-winning customer service and our mutuality means we can give customers that little bit more, and you can trust us to be there for you when it counts.
Full Stack Software Developer
Closing date - 20/12/19
At Royal London we want to attract the best talent to help us achieve our vision of becoming the most trusted and recommend financial company in the UK.
We are the largest mutual life, pensions and Investment Company in the UK, with Group funds under management of £118.9 billion and latest ProfitShare pay out to members of £142 million. Group businesses provide around 9.0 million policies and employ 3,976 people (figures as of 05 Feb 2019).
We have an exciting permanent role for a full stack Software Developer to join the Web delivery team in Edinburgh. The role represents an opportunity join the team that deliver digital change to Royal London's customer and intermediary websites, working with the Episerver Content Management System.
The purpose of this role is to design, develop, test and implement efficient web and web integration solutions that meet business and customer delivery requirements. The team is a specialist team of developers, analysts and testers with accountabilities to deliver to a number of lines of business via a prioritised backlog. The team is led by a Technical Lead, who runs the team.
What will you be doing
Writing code that meets group standards, guidelines and quality gates for given technologies
Thoroughly testing all changes to ensure any issues are identified as early as possible
Supporting the safe implementation of solutions to production environment(s)
Contributing to the software development practice by sharing ideas and experience
Carrying out accurate impact assessments on changes to existing applications
Contributing to process improvements and sharing best practice with the wider team
What we're looking for
An experienced C# .NET developer
Experience with web development and delivery
Excellent written and oral communication
You will be comfortable working in a close-knit team environment
Skills that could help you in the role
While it would be useful to have some EpiServer expertise, it is not essential.
Experience with front-end libraries (Angular/Angular.js/React/Bootstrap)
Broad experience of reading API documentation and interfacing with 3rd party APIs
Experience with automated regression testing tools
SQL DB skills
Experience of working in an agile environment
What we offer
We've always been proud to reward employees by offering a number of benefits such as Pensions and Protection, Performance and role-related benefits, Lifestyle and Wellbeing
Our culture comes from within, or to put it another way, it comes from our people. It's what makes Royal London a great place to work.
Our People Promise is something we live up to every day. We know we can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from us in return.
Glassdoor have ranked as among the best places to work and this year we entered the top 10
We are an equal opportunities employer. We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning team. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills - whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.
In fact, the first pillar of our People Promise is designed to make sure you 'work somewhere inclusive'. We want to live up to this promise; it's good for our people and good for our customers too, because our workforce should reflect our communities.