Development EngineerEngineering in Cambridge

Full Time Job Details
Our client who are a leading worldwide payment processing company are currently looking for Development Engineers to be based from their Cambridge office:

Purpose of the role:
- The engineer will work as part of a team with responsibility for design, development and maintenance of software based solutions that make up the clients 24/7 online payment processing gateway.
- The client is currently looking to adopt lean/agile development methods; practical experience of these would be an asset.
Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required
  • Key role deliverables:
  • Produce system requirements from business requirements
  • Produce designs and estimates from system requirements
  • Produce well structured, maintainable, reliable and fit for purpose code at an accepted level of quality
  • Develop unit test code to highest possible coverage levels
  • Assist with content and accuracy of user facing documentation as appropriate
  • Define and develop and maintain project document library and intranet.
  • Troubleshooting and investigation of production system problems
  • Proactively identify improvements and enhancements to working practices
  • Other Significant Role Requirements:
  • A flexible approach is necessary for the role as the business requirements and their relative priorities are subject to review and change.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, to gather and impart information effectively within the department and to the wider business
  • "Can do" attitude and a sense of responsibility for the wider implications of software engineering
  • Flexible approach to working hours to ensure project deadlines are achieved
  • Proactive approach to all areas of work
  • Experience:
  • Proven experience and/or a genuine passion for software development.
  • Degree level education (in related subject of computing, maths, science, engineering) or equivalent.
  • Experience of internet applications and/or the finance industry.
  • Knowledge/practical application of agile methods
  • Track record in delivering work to schedule and specification.
  • Experience of object oriented design.
  • Experience of database design in large database systems.
  • Knowledge of web application security
  • Technical Knowledge:
  • Mandatory:
  • Java - Commercial experience
  • SQL (Preferably Sybase) - Commercial experience including optimisation of queries
  • Apache/Tomcat
  • Source code control (SVN)
  • Unix (Preferably Sun Solaris and/or Linux) -Commercial experience
  • Desirable:
  • Perl
  • CGI scripts.
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