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Senior Software Developer

  • Location:

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    IT and Technical

  • Job type:

    Permanent: Full Time

  • Salary:

    Circa £40 - £50k

  • Contact:

    Sky Randall

  • Contact email:

    careers@sarahwest.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01392 873813

  • Job ref:

    VR/03594

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

Would you like to join an innovative, vibrant and passionate agile team based in Exeter? This company are full of ideas and they’re successful - with considerable year on year growth. As a result, they need another member to join their team to help make those ideas come to life!

The team of developers take ownership of everything from requirements clarification, design, build, test, requester approval and launch. There’s also the ongoing maintenance across their software suite. Whilst that might sound a little daunting to someone who hasn’t worked in this environment before, it’s a really supportive team and it’s hugely rewarding seeing projects through from idea/concept stage right the way through to the final product.

Day to day you’ll design, develop and maintain great solutions for this company’s customers, partners and internal teams, so your work will have internal and external impact. You’ll be expected to express your views on the right technologies and investigate, research and solve technical challenges – the company continually evaluate their technology options to ensure they’re using the right approach for each project (e.g. PHP, Ruby, Go, Node.js, Laravel, Symfony, NoSQL, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).

Essential skills and experience as a Senior Software Developer:

  • Previous experience building complex software systems in an agile environment

  • Ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical users

  • Experience designing and building data-driven web applications, integrating with third party RESTful APIs

  • Analytical, methodical, natural problem solver and someone with good attention to detail

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of PHP 7, MySQL and MVC frameworks in a Linux environment

  • Use of test-driven development techniques

  • Experience using Jira or similar

  • Automated testing and continuous delivery

There’s a brilliant company culture and progression opportunities within the company, as they continue on a high growth trajectory. They offer flexible working hours, opportunities for personal development, pension scheme and a generous holiday entitlement and more.

If you’d like to know more – get in touch with Sky!