Main Duties and
- The major part of your
role is ensuring that the team deliver product features into product
releases at the required level of quality through driving best practice
into the team members
- You will have a great
understanding of how the product performs in production.You may be required to monitor and
report on the production usage of your product and help identify areas of
weakness/risk which should be managed to increase uptime/performance
- You will pro-actively participate in the full development lifecycle, from estimation to support and will be constantly identifying and implementing improvements which can be made to increase pace, quality and efficiency of the lifecycle.You will do this in a way which is cognisant to the commercial realities of the business – a pragmatic approach is required.
- Using your core expertise
(in this case as a Software Engineer) and constructive teamwork, your will
ensure that your skills and expertise are effectively used to improve the
product and the team by keeping a strategic view of quality across the
- It will be your
responsibility to champion your expertise (development) within the team
and encourage others to actively develop their skills in this area.We expect everyone to be constantly
learning from, and teaching each other; you will mentor, guide and coach
more junior members of your team and other teams.
- Like all members of the
team, you are responsible for the overall quality of the product.When you think about the product you
think about more than the software you think about the backlog, the
development environments, the production environment, code, test scripts
and processes are just some aspects we consider to be part of the
- Constantly looking to
increase your skills and expertise in both your core areas of experience
but also in new areas.You will be
responsible for identifying those areas where training or development
would benefit both you, the team and ultimately the Product and for
progressing these with your lead.
- As part of developing your
knowledge and expertise you will be expected to become a valued and
contributing member of a cross team functional group focussed on sharing
best practice and improving product delivery across the business.
- If required you will be
part of the product 3rd line support function.You will participate in the support rota
which will include out of hours support and will require you to gain
knowledge of products outside of your immediate team.
- Having been working in
software delivery teams for some time (more than 6 years) you will have
honed your expertise in development.You will be an advocate for ensuring quality (of existing and new
features) through the correct development approach and solution design,
and will be able to motivate others in the team and in other teams to do
the same.People in, and beyond,
your team come to you as a thought leader in your functional expertise.
You will have worked in cross functional teams
and will be able to demonstrate your ability and experience in:
Building C# MVVM mobile applications using
Developing UI for both mobile and tablet
Continuous Integration (Jenkins), Code Analysis
Source Code Management (GIT)
Experience in consuming RESTful APIs
Mobile development for both iOS and Android
using Xamarin Forms (Prism)
- Proven ability to work at
a strategic level for development and ensuring that this function is
represented during the development lifecycle
- Working with Product to
understand requirements and user stories and, with this understanding,
created effective acceptance criteria.
- Unit testing, Automated
testing and test frameworks
- Use of, and introduction
of, tools appropriate for each layer of the stack
- Defining, communicating,
managing and reducing Product Operational Debt
- Identifying quality risks
early in the development lifecycle and suggesting mitigations for these
- Understanding Data Protection and security implications – you know what Penetration Testing and OWASP are and the likely risks of your product.
- As a core member of the
delivery team you will demonstrate the necessary organisational and
planning skills to manage your own work and assisting more junior members
of the team in their planning and execution; you will be able to
demonstrate that you have operated with a level of autonomy in previous
roles and your ability to coach and mentor more junior engineers.
- You see process as a
positive, there to help you know how to get your work done.You will use the Zonal development
processes and in doing so identify areas of improvement which can be
implemented in the team or escalated as part of continuous
- Problems are an enjoyable
challenge for you to solve.You
undertake problem solving in a logical way and wherever possible look to
data for guidance.You are able to
provide evidence or where you have led the problem solving exercises in a
team and where you have guided others through this process.
- You will be able to demonstrate
how you have implemented tools or technologies to deliver step changes in
the pace and/or quality of product delivery and at a level wider than your
own team.For someone with
expertise in development this might include:
- Relevant degree level
qualification or equivalent experience.
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