About the role
We are recruiting for a Junior Software Engineer for a full-service wealth management house, they are a new leader in the UK, skilled in delivering integrated-led growth. They are a company embarking on an exciting journey of growth and transformation.
The culture is at the heart of everything the company does and maintaining this is critical to the firm’s success. Collaboration is also a key tenet of day-to-day operations of the firm and understanding the business inside-out is pivotal to your success.
To help foster this environment, you will be based in the head office where you will be surrounded by the whole Technology team as well as several other key business areas, including the Senior Management team, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Business Support, and Finance. Learning and development is a key commitment we have to junior members of the team, and this close proximity to valuable tribal knowledge and experience will be invaluable.
Salary: Up to £29,000 DoE
The role is an office based role working 37.5hrs between Monday and Friday, based in Boldon.
You will contribute the design, delivery, testing, and support of a broad range of Technology systems and services, both client and colleague facing. Personal and professional growth is paramount and as such, you will take on several key responsibilities with the aim of giving you direct experience of a broad spectrum of processes and technologies. You will work closely with senior members of the team on a day-to-day basis and will be 100% hands-on.
Your time will be (loosely) split across the following day-to-day activities:
Delivering ‘small change’ initiatives (30%)
Joining daily scrum sessions and taking responsibility to deliver tasks that are assigned to you on a fortnightly basis
Owning and delivering “small changes”, which may range from 1 day to 1-2 sprints
2nd / 3rd Line Support (30%)
Communicating with business users to help support business-critical systems and services including, but not limited to, Client Portal, Gateway, data warehouse, and Tableau reports
Writing, testing, and deploying fixes to production defects
Triage and escalation of support tickets
Writing and maintaining knowledge-based articles
Helping to embed a tiered support model collaboratively with Technology Operations teams
Testing & QA (20%)
Contributing to the testing of bug-fixes, small changes, and larger “project” change initiatives
Helping to build and maintain an automated test framework and test packs
New business acquisition data migrations (20%)
Providing analysis, testing and execution of data migrations from firms being acquired via the ‘Downstream Buyout’ (DBO) process
Working closely with senior stakeholders and new firm principals to ensure good communication between departments is maintained
Other key activities include:
Contributing to continuous improvement and innovation initiatives
Following software development best practices
Contributing to regular Scrum ceremonies
Building and maintaining relationships with other Technology and business teams
A strong appetite to grow and establish yourself as a key player in a growing and highly ambitious Technology team
Highly motivated individual with a passion for continuous improvement
Collaborative in nature and enjoys working with others
Shows initiative and drive to be involved in all areas of the delivery life-cycle
A passion for software development but technology as a whole
C# .net core
Web development technologies inc. React Native, ASP.NET MVC
Agile delivery (SCRUM, Kanban)
CI/CD technologies and principles
Software engineering standards and best practices
Birthday off work
Enhanced pension scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Annual leave purchase scheme
Ride to work scheme
Corporate eye care scheme
To apply, click ‘apply now’ to be considered and one of the team will be in touch.