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Software Engineer

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  04-Oct-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.

Software Engineer

Location: London, The Speech Mark, Southwark + *Blended
Salary: Competitive salary + Benefits 
Hours:  37.5 Mon-Fri 

 

Safety 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 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. 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? 

 

  • Developing qualty code in Java 8 -11.
  • Driving the quality and performance of owned micro-services and Spring Boot
  • 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 (Desirable)
  • Utilising your 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.

 

Blended*


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.
 

Posting end date: 25/10/2021

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.