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Software Engineer

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  18-Nov-2020
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

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. 
Ready? 

Posting End Date: 4th December 2020 


 

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.