Lead Software Developer

  • Competitive
  • Dunstable, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Sopra Banking
  • 20 Apr 19

Lead Software Developer

Company details
Sopra Banking Software is a banking and specialist finance software vendor, and a major global digital player. We have been supporting banks and financial institutions for almost 50 years. With in-depth knowledge of the banking industry, banking customers, and innovative technologies. The triple focus allows us to build powerful and agile software solutions and to implement them through value -added use cases.

We are committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce where all our people can be themselves and success on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a consumer credit check and DBS check If you have any concerns about this please raise them with the recruitment team.

Sopra Banking Software is recruiting a Lead Software Developer to join our expanding development team in our Dunstable office. We seek a developer with advanced Angular 4 and Java skill sets capable of taking a lead role in the development process of our retail banking products.

The team develops and maintains a key new product in the organisations portfolio for major UK banks and building societies. The team also works closely with the offshore part of the team so any experience of offshore working techniques would be beneficial.

We are looking for someone with strong communication skills who enjoys working directly with internal stakeholders.

You would be expected to have strong working knowledge of most of the following:

Technical Skill Set

  • Advanced Angular 4
  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • SASS
  • MarkDown
  • Advanced Design Patterns
  • Docker
  • Understanding of DevOps process
Other Key Expertise required

  • Demonstrable ability to successfully introduce development best practices
  • Demonstrable history of creating Platform and frameworks
  • Distributed Architectures
  • Single page Applications including Security
  • Good understanding of Application Object Oriented Design paradigms (e.g. SOLID principles)
  • Advocate of TDD and BDD

By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme, an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, health cash plan, flexible working where possible, plus many more excellent benefits.

Salary up to £60,000 p/a