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Job description

    Company Info

    We take pride in being there for our customers. We help them deal with whatever life has in store and support them in achieving financial security; and that's thanks to the talented and dedicated people who work with us. For us, 'social responsibility' is not just a buzzword. It defines us and runs through everything we do for our customers and as an employer. And working with us, you'll get a competitive reward package and have the flexibility and autonomy to deliver your personal, business and career goals.

    Department Info

    We care about our customers and are here to protect the things that matter to them - their home, their pet, their car and much more. At GI our mission is to grow our household insurance market share, diversify our range of products and drive innovative ways in which our customers can purchase and interact with us.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

    Job Duties

    • Develop front-end web pages (using React) functionality and styling to meet designs and complex requirements, and deliver strategic business objectives
    • Develop and test back-end web applications and business services to meet designs and complex requirements, and deliver strategic business objectives
    • Configure and extend development tools and frameworks, build and test tools where required
    • Use and improve front-end style guides, JavaScript libraries, Java coding standards, unit tests and test frameworks as required
    • Support development colleagues with peer review activity as required
    • Participate in agile scrum ceremonies including sprint planning, providing estimates and updates for development activity
    • Working as part of the development team to help understand and shape business requirements
    • Working with the development team and test team to help devise, plan and document tests
    • Work with analysts to interpret high level requirements for complex, large scale initiatives and decomposing them into independent stories for consumption by team member
    • Work in a collaborative, sharing, open, transparent way
    • Escalating complex challenges, issues and risks as well as proposed mitigating actions
    • Driving continuous improvement efforts by identifying and championing practical means of reducing time to market while maintaining high quality products
    • Use CI/CD pipelines for code implementation into on-prem & cloud platforms
    • Undertake UI testing using automated tools
    • Work with business analysts to interpret high level requirements and decomposing them into independent stories for consumption
    • Doument design & implementation logic
    • Develop mobile friendly & responsive UI

    Skills Required

  • Solid working experience of React development & UI design & implementation

  • Good experience in server side programming would be desirable (e.g. C#)

  • Experience of using Build & Deploy tools - Such as Jenkins, Maven, OctopusDeploy

  • Hands-on experience of application development & deployment in Cloud (AWS and / or Azure) & related technologies such as Serverless / Dockers will be an added advantage

  • Experience of DevOps, Continuous Integration, deployment & operations concepts

  • Passion for technology, web design and user experience

  • An understanding of cross-browser compatibility and responsive web design

  • Experience of guiding junior developers in the team

  • Benefits

    Whatever your role, Legal & General rewards ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after things that matter to you.

    Our employees have a wide range of benefits including:

  • A generous pension scheme

  • Life assurance

  • 25 holiday days

  • Overtime Pay

  • Private medical insurance

  • Performance related bonuses

  • A variety of share schemes

  • Discounts on high street and our own great products

    Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

Job Sector
IT & Telecoms
Job Position
Software Engineer
Birmingham, UK Show on map
Post date
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