Flexible working hours
Income protection cover
Discounts on Hermes products

Senior Back End Developer

Vacancy Salary up to £56,000
Vacancy Location Leeds Tech Hub
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days (x will be populated when viewing published adverts).

As a business, Hermes is shaped by our four values of Do the right thingDare to be different, Strive for more and Be customer-obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our positions

 

The Senior Back End Developer is responsible for designing and implementing high-quality software in line with established policies and technology stack

This role will carry out some or all of the following activities:

  • Maintaining documentation, ensuring that the knowledge acquired is available across the organisation and built into the squads as a discipline
  • Supporting the architecture function in designing performant and resilient products
  • Develop performant, efficient and reliable applications
  • Assists in the evaluation of options and trade-offs for implementing requirements.
  • Design, code, verify, tests, document, amend and refactor complex software.
  • Participate in estimation and planning work with an adaptive (iterative/agile) approach.
  • Collaborate in reviews of work with others as appropriate to validate quality
  • Staying up to date with the latest tech innovations and evaluate their value

 

You will be accountable for:            

  • Developing fast, scalable, reliable, and efficient apps
  • Making sure engineering policies and selected tools are adhered to
  • Making sure agreed test coverage is implemented and daily progress communicated
  • Keeping code repositories and Version Control up to date
  • Supporting junior members of the team

Knowledge & Experience:

 

  • 4 years’ experience building commercial applications in Java
  • Experience with Java and Spring boot is a must
  • Experience of using Object Orientated design patterns in building software solutions
  • Experience with AWS services like Fargate
  • Experience working with an agile framework (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience using DevOps principles and automation practices
  • RDBMS experience
  • Significant Commercial Experience of developing distributed systems using a messaging-based architecture (ideally RabbitMQ or SQS)

 

Technical & People Skills:

  • Java 7
  • Spring Boot
  • REST API (JSON) & WebSockets
  • Agile, Scrum, BDD, TDD, Pull Request, CI/CD
  • Good working knowledge of unit testing & integration testing frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written)
  • Collaborative and keen to share knowledge with others

Qualifications:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Agile certifications are desirable

There are lots reasons to join Hermes, but don’t just take our word for it, let our people tell you why they love working here; “Fun and fast-paced”, “Great choice of benefits”, “Great training and development”, “New challenges every day”, “The company  is growing fast”, “Working with like-minded people who are passionate about what they do”.

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Flexible working hours

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Income protection and life insurance cover

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Discounts on Hermes products with over 1,000 retailers

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Up to 26 days holiday

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Health and well-being benefits and discounts

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Bonus schemes

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