XLN Business Services

Senior Software Engineer

Software Developer in Sheffield, England

Posted 2020-02-25
Description

Do you love software development? Are you interested in working with cutting edge technologies such as AWS, Docker, Lambda, .Net Core, Linux & Microservice architectures? Do you want to work on business-critical projects that add significantly to XLN’s bottom line? Would you like to be part of a close-knit department that delivers state-of-the-art software that forms the beating heart of XLN’s infrastructure, relied upon by hundreds of employees across sales and service?

If this sounds like the exciting opportunity you’re looking for and would like to work with fantastic, friendly, dedicated people in fabulous modern offices, then this could be the role for you and we’d be delighted to hear from you – you can even pop down any Friday afternoon for a coffee and a chat!

By joining the development team as our Software Engineer you will:

Develop cutting edge Angular / C# / .NET core / Web API / Micro-service solutions
Use OOP and SOLID coding principals to deliver stable, testable and maintainable software
Provide expertise in a Scrum team of 4-6 team members
Deliver software using agile processes
Work with Amazon Web Services
Work with JIRA and the Atlassian tool chain
Contribute to the development of the business’ technology platform
Be involved in the delivery of multiple projects to various business streams
Gain extensive experience on different products and services offered by XLN


Join our team if you are interested in:

Writing clean code using OOP and SOLID coding principals
Working as a member of a Scrum Team
Creating cloud based solutions hosted in Amazon Web Services
Designing technical solutions to solve business problems
Working with multi-disciplinary project teams across the whole SDLC
Building positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Working with a diverse and high energy team of over 25 talented engineers
Continually learning and developing your skills
Providing leadership and mentoring to more junior team members


What you will have:

Essential

3+ years’ experience designing, developing and maintaining large-scale web applications using C#
Strong OOP design skills, including good knowledge of design patterns and SOLID coding principals
Experience of Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban
BSc (or equivalent) in Computing or related disciplines or relevant industry experience
Desirable:

Experience of mentoring junior developers or leading a team


Benefits:

XLN believes in work life balance and as such we offer flexible working around core business hours
‘Simply Health’ health care scheme
Quarterly Departmental social events such as quizzes, escape rooms etc.
Monthly company-wide incentives for trips to sporting events, concerts etc.
All the tea and coffee you can drink!
Weekly fruit and breakfast every Friday!
Secure, indoor bicycle parking with full shower and locker facilities
Fantastic offices with pool tables, table tennis and racing simulators!


If all of that appears to be speaking your language, then please click apply now below.

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Company summary

XLN were recently voted number one Telecoms provider at the prestigious CXA awards ahead of BT, Three and EE. We have also been voted #1 for Customer Satisfaction - with more 5 star TrustPilot reviews than all of our competitors put together. We are the UK’s fastest growing independent telecom service provider, supplying phone, broadband, energy and card processing services exclusively to small businesses, cutting their bills dramatically. In our sector, we are bigger than Talk Talk and Virgin put together and second only to BT- having signed up a whopping 550,000 customers to date!

Perks

XLN believes in work life balance and as such we offer flexible working around core business hours
‘Simply Health’ health care scheme
Quarterly Departmental social events such as quizzes, escape rooms etc.
Monthly company-wide incentives for trips to sporting events, concerts etc.
All the tea and coffee you can drink!
Weekly fruit and breakfast every Friday!
Secure, indoor bicycle parking with full shower and locker facilities
Fantastic offices with pool tables, table tennis and racing simulators!

Tech Stack

Angular / C# / .NET core / Web API / Micro-service solutions
Amazon Web Services
We are really big on using OOP and SOLID coding principals

Interview process

Firstly, we would give you a call to tell you about the role in more detail, and also to find out all about you! We don't just mean your previous roles and experience, we want to hear what makes you tick, what you aspirations are and what you can bring to the team.

Following that call we will send you a technical excersie out for compeltion, This is the chance for you to demonstrate your skills to us and normally takes 4-5 hours to complete.

Lastly, we would invite you in to our fantastic offices so you can meet the team and we can go through a few last things related to your application.

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