Job DescriptionMy clients, a large transport organisation, are looking to recruit a Software Developer on a contract basis at their offices in East London.
The Senior Developer is responsible for the implementation design and development of software throughout the agile development lifecycle of Revenue, Online, and Corporate Applications.
The role holder provides general and/or specialist expertise to ensure that the software developed meets the quality expectations of stakeholders and standards expected by the client.
Specialist role holders provide expertise in specific tools or technologies that other members of the development teams rely on.
Design, develop, and configure applications, components and tools according to the technical plans set by the Development Technical Lead on agreed programmes and projects
Follow and contribute to the Software Development Standards and Best Practices in the agile team and specialist area, taking ownership of complex technical development problems in support of the Development Technical Lead
Organise, conduct or participate in meetings / delivery events and follow processes defined for their team to ensure quality of work and efficiency of the team
Uphold the principles and standards of Technology and Data to ensure that work delivered is of high quality, well rounded, robust, very high performing, and meets the priorities set by the agile process
Responsible for development plans, forecasts and development budgetary estimates, to ensure projects can be planned in a consistent and timely fashion
Create technical material in support of governance processes such as architecture and change review
Provide development expertise and insight to support the effective evaluation of new technologies
Fixing software application defects in accordance with agreed developer operations practices
Expert in software engineering techniques
Expert in implementing design patterns that lead to flexible, and easily maintained solutions
Expert in configuring off the shelf systems/software to minimise customisation
Broad knowledge and understanding of planning and management tools and techniques
Broad knowledge and understanding of relevant industry standards, such as security, and PCI DSS
Broad knowledge and understanding of cloud platforms
Knowledge and understanding of 3rd party contractual requirements working in a multi-vendor environment
Knowledge of electronic document control systems is desirable
Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area is desirable
Ability to translate specifications to software implementation of large, complex distributed systems involving a vast range of stakeholders
At least one of the following four general or specialist skills:
2. Expert in industry standard development methodologies and tools
3. Expert in industry standard content management tools and practices
4. Expert in analysing and optimising database and application performance
Extensive experience of developing software systems in multi-vendor environments to incrementally deliver systems that are of high quality, to specification, and to budget
Extensive experience of developing software of complex systems under significant pressures of time and cost
Extensive experience of appropriate documentation techniques for software designs that match customer expectation and that can be used by systems development teams in the future for ongoing software related activities
Broad experience of the full systems development lifecycle in an Agile environment
Knowledge and "hands-on" experience in cloud implementations is desirable
Knowledge and "hands-on" experience of systems integrations is desirable
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