Software Engineer (Java, .Net)

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1433564

 Job Description

PA are searching for Software Engineers who are passionate about innovation, to work on revolutionary software solutions for clients across industries like healthcare, utilities, logistics, financial services and consumer products and services.


Software Engineer (Java, .Net)

PA Consulting are an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough technologies to progress further, faster.

With a global network of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients, we offer you unrivalled opportunities for growth and the freedom to excel. Combining strategies, technologies and innovation, we turn complexity to opportunity and deliver enduring results, enabling you to build a lasting career.

Duties & Responsibilities

As a Software Engineer (Java, .Net) you’ll be operating in a small pod. The pod will have responsibility for successful delivery of a release. You’ll deliver code using an agile methodology. We put a lot of trust in our pods to meet on their commitments and find the rhythm and ways of working that suits them.

Our pods are all staffed with a variety of experience. We supplement development expertise with DevOps and Test Automation specialists within the pod, who will help coach the team and make the delivery successful. That means that you might get the chance to develop your DevOps or automation expertise. We emphasise the Dev in DevOps. We like to give you ownership and control of the processes for taking your code into live. Conversely, we want you to also contribute to developing the pod, that might mean sharing your expertise in a tool or tech, coaching other members of the team.

The Person

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in industry
  • Experience in using at least one of the following core technology stacks:

            – Java

            – .Net

  • Sound experience working in an agile development team, and applying strong development practices
  • Experience in using fundamental tools and languages E.g. SQL, Unix, CLI tools, PowerShell, Shell Scripting, HTML and CSS.
  • Experience in popular web application frameworks E.g. ASP.NET, PHP, PERL, Ruby, Python, Play, Spark.
  • Experience of external and embedded databases, relational and NoSQL, such as MongoDB, MySQL, Flink, Cassandra, SQL Server, Postgres. Developing schema for supporting business logic and data.
  • Potentially experienced in developing solutions in the cloud, using either AWS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or Microsoft Azure.
  • Potentially experienced in microservices architecture, including an understanding of containers and serverless implementation. This could include Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, AWS Lambda, Cloud Functions (GCP and Azure).
  • Education and Qualifications
  • We value experience, attitude and aptitude over qualification, but typically we see successful candidates in the role who have:
  • An honours degree in a STEM subject
  • GCSE English Language and Mathematics

The Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Transport allowance
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy 5 additional days, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Life and Income protection insurance
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn, childcare benefits)
  • Voluntary benefits (Dental, critical illness, spouse/partner life assurance

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Closing date: Friday 6th September 2019