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Senior Software Engineer

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  30-Dec-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Senior Software Engineer

Location:  London, Southwark SE1 0BE & *Blended
Salary:  £ Competitve 
Hours:  37.5hrs

Safety Notice: To ensure candidate and employee safety, we are continuing with our virtual hiring and onboarding processes 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. 


What will you be doing? 

In this role you’ll be reporting to a Software Engineering Manager 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. 


You'll be responsible for: 


  • Hands on development of micro-services as part of a development squad using Scrum/Kanban
  • 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 

What are we looking for?


  • Experience in designing and developing RESTful APIs within a micro-services architecture 
  • Extensive commercial experience of Java
  • Testing your code through the use of TDD/BDD and associated tools 
  • Practical knowledge of working in Scrum or other agile practices  
  • Ability to support and coach junior developers 
  • An ability to challenge others in doing what’s right for the business. 
  • A passion for finding solutions to problems that haven’t been solved before 

Things we'd rate you even higher for: 


  • Experience in AWS services 
  • Use of Docker or other container management

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. We’re proud to provide a Reconnect programme with flexibility for individuals returning to work after a career break. 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.
Together we can


Vodafone UK are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and all offers of employment for this role are subject to background checks, including criminal (DBS) and financial checks to meet the regulators standards.



Vodafone UK’s blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home. Our ‘Office in a Box’ home-working kit will be available for all who need it during your onboarding journey.

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.