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Back End Developer

Vacancy Salary From £37,000 plus bonus
Vacancy Location Leeds Tech Hub/Hybrid
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We have undergone a transformation in recent years, taking over the Tech industry in the north of the UK with a significant investment into IT to align with our vision of being a digital business. We’re also the UK's leading consumer delivery specialist, and that’s because we’re obsessed about providing our customers with the ultimate delivery experience. 

As a result of this, we’re currently looking for a Back End Developer to join our Engineering & Assurance team on this exciting journey.

Our head office is based in Morley on the outskirts of Leeds, however as part of our continued growth in the IT industry, we recently opened a brand new Tech Hub based in the riverside area of Leeds City Centre overlooking the city skyline and River Aire.

With its own innovation lab, our brand new Tech hub showcases bespoke content on a rotating screen as well as displaying the latest prototypes such as a drone, a VR headset and a smart lock. If you get the chance to visit, the tech Hub offers it's employees the use of our large ultra-wide monitors to deliver the very best ultra-creative environment for developers.

The Tech Hub also includes a private roof terrace overlooking the canal, as well as space to host external events, workshops and hackathons. 

Your purpose:

The 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
  • Design, code, verify, tests, document, amend and refactor complex software.
  • Participate in estimation and planning work with an adaptive (iterative/agile) approach.
  • 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

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

Knowledge & Experience:

  • 3+ 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 is desirable
  • Experience working with an agile framework (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience using DevOps principles and automation practices
  • RDBMS experience
  • Commercial Experience of developing distributed systems using a messaging based architecture (ideally RabbitMQ or SQS) is desirable


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

Every parcel, every person, every place – every delivery made for you.

Evri is leading the way in creating responsible delivery experiences for everyone, everywhere. And we’re doing that by offering the most convenient way to send, receive and return parcels without costing the earth.

Whether it’s a customer sending a present to a friend, a marketplace trader shipping in bulk or a major retailer such as John Lewis, asos or Next, we’ve got it covered. With our team of 30,000 couriers, thousands of local ParcelShops and a growing network of hubs and depots across the country, we safely get parcels from A to everywhere.

And it’s not just customers and retailers who trust us. We’ve won loads of industry awards over the past few years, including gongs for IT, innovation and our green fleet.

But we wouldn’t be the biggest dedicated parcel delivery company in the UK without amazing people. We’re a friendly, ambitious and diverse bunch, united by a passion for delivering the best customer experience. We have great opportunities throughout the business, so take a look to see where you might fit in. We can’t wait to hear from you.

Discounts on Evri products with over 1,000 retailers

Up to 26 days holiday

Free pension consolidation service

Health and well-being benefits and discounts

Flexible working hours

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