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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Senior Software Engineer

  • Instil is a software engineering consultancy that believes in doing the simple things well - clean code, testing, autonomy, zero lock-down, control over your tools and practical, agile processes. We care deeply about what we do and how we do it.

    As a Senior Software Engineer you will play a lead role in the design and development of the next generation of digital products and solutions. You will spend the majority of your time writing code, contributing to our overarching culture of engineering excellence, and nurturing your fellow team members.

    In return, we can offer varied, challenging work in a supportive environment - one where you have every opportunity to grow as an engineer through world-class training and regular attendance at software conferences.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the design and delivery of a wide range of cloud and mobile projects into production
    • Work across a range of front and backend technologies (KotlinC#AWS etc) in a highly supportive work environment
    • Mentor and support other engineers and peers
    • Develop and write great code on a daily basis, leading by example
    • Research, evaluate and implement new technologies that help improve how we work
    • Proactively contribute to a team culture that values quality, robustness and knowledge sharing

    Need to have

    • A minimum of 4 years experience in the software industry
    • Exceptional understanding of coding principles, from functional to OO, clean coding to testing, etc
    • Expertise in JavaKotlinC# or similar HLL.
    • A keen eye for detail and quality which should be reflected in your outputs
    • Excellent understanding of emerging technologies and practices
    • Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills, written and verbal
    • Eligible to live and work in the UK

    Good to have

    • Experience developing mobile apps (Kotlin / Swift), or web applications (Angular / React)
    • Experience developing cloud native and serverless system (Azure / GCP / AWS)
    • Evidence of taking a leadership role in a technical team to deliver software to market
    • Evidence of contribution to a personal or open source project
    • Experience of agile processes - planning, grooming, demo, retro, story points, burndown, etc
    • Great interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
    • Client facing experience

    We Offer

    • Competitive salary + bonus
    • 35 days annual leave
    • 8% contributory pension
    • Flexible working
    • Hardware budget, renewed after 3 years
    • Health insurance + complimentary life assurance
    • Annual personal learning and training
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