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Senior/Principal Software Engineers

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Recruiter: Recruitment Genius
Listed on: 3rd November
Location: Edinburgh
Salary/Rate: £40,000 - £70,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: 19/12/2020

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This company is looking for enthusiastic developers to join its technical team. This growing business provides electronic proof of delivery, route optimisation and related services to industry leaders across a range of sectors. Their mobile app is linked to a rich web application which helps companies to cut costs, streamline operational processes and improve service. This company is quickly increasing its market share across the UK & beyond making it a really exciting time to join the team.

Based in the west of Edinburgh, though currently running completely virtually, their cross-functional Agile teams work extensively with full-stack PHP Symfony applications & iOS/Android handheld solutions.

Purpose and Scope
Senior/Principal Software Engineers provide technical guidance in planning and executing projects. You will work with the team to develop, deliver and improve high quality product features. Applying your engineering knowledge and principles to solving unique problems.

What you'll be doing
- Developing new product features & improving existing ones
- Delivering reliable & scalable customer solutions
- Working closely with other engineers and product managers to deliver results to keep customers delighted
- Engaging with the team to share your technical skills & best practices
- Participating in agile team planning and retrospectives
- Planning & estimating tasks in collaboration with other engineers
- Working with a range of technologies including PHP, Vue.js, Docker, AWS
- Promoting new functionality to the team & wider audience
- Planning & implementing tests to maintain code coverage & security
- Contributing ideas for system feature & code improvements
- Working with third-party integrations to support our customers

What they're looking for
- The drive to continuously improve your technical & interpersonal skills
- The confidence to inspire innovation
- Experience mentoring other developers
- Deep understanding of OO languages & best practices
- Experience writing appropriate tests
- Excellent communication skills
- Be able to build a full solution, taking a project through the entire lifecycle

Preferred
- For the role of principal engineer evidence of breadth & depth of experience
- Knowledge of secure development practices
- Deep & up to date understanding of PHP/Symfony
- Experience working with a front end framework such as Vue.js
- Strong relational database knowledge
- Experience using Docker or AWS services

What you'll get
- Salary: £40,000-£70,000 depending on experience
- 30 days holiday a year
- Opportunity to buy 5 extra holiday days
- High spec workstation, multiple monitors & your choice of operating system
- Currently working from home
- Office with strong transport links & free parking
- Training budget
- Flexible working hours
- Company social events
- Life assurance scheme which includes remote GP appointments, mental health support, physiotherapy and employee assistance
- Bike to work scheme
- Pension plan