Software Engineer

United Kingdom
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
Posting date:25 Sep, 2020
Software Engineer

Location: Newbury, Vodafone HQ (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Salary: £ Competitive salary + Benefits 
Hours:  37.5 Mon-Fri 
COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.



We innovate, invent and continuously improve, Vodafone UK Digital works within the heart of our business. Empowering Vodafone’s mission of being a digital-first company is in everything we do. 



Who are we looking for?  


We're looking for a talented and enthusiastic Software Engineer to join our Digital Engineering team in Newbury, bringing with you a broad range of experiences and a passion for modern development technologies and practices. Our Platform is at the heart of this, to allow our digital channels to quickly develop new and improved applications based on secure, reliable and scalable services, based on a cloud-based micro-services architecture. 
In this role you’ll be reporting to a Chapter Lead who is responsible for your career development, but you'll also be part of a development squad, charged with developing, testing and deploying new features and capability within our platform. Working within a Scrum squad, you'll refine, plan and implement user stories ensuring the quality and integrity of the platform through appropriate technology, standards and best practice. You'll strive to continuously learn, develop and improve the services and your own skills. The successful candidate for this role will have a background in designing and developing RESTful APIs within micro-service architecture and possess extensive commercial experience of Java (JEE) and Java Servlets 



What will you be doing? 


  • Driving the quality and performance of owned micro-services, through the  
  • Use of standards and best practices 
  • Establishing a culture of continuous improvement through learning, training and coaching 
  • Ensuring quality is at the heart of everything you and your team does 
  • Testing your code through the use of TDD/BDD and associated tools 
  • Certifications in Scrum, SAFe or other scaled agile frameworks 
  • Utilising your experience in AWS services 
  • Use  of Docker or other container management 
  • An ability to challenge others in doing what’s right for the business.  



What’s in it for you?

An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.


The future is exciting. 

Posting End Date: 30th September 2020 


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