Back End Developer

Job details
Posting date: 12 March 2020
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 10 April 2020
Location: Bristol, BS2 0PT
Company: Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: R-00099238

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Join us as a Back End Developer

  • This is an opportunity for a technically minded individual to join us as a Software Engineer
  • You’ll be working with new and innovative technology to deliver high impact solutions
  • Hone your existing software engineering skills and advance your career in this critical role

What you'll do

You’ll apply widely agreed software engineering principles and methodologies to design, develop, test and maintain applications and services to achieve the stated business and technology goals within required budgets and timelines. We’ll also look to you to oversee the quality of work, making sure that it meets the technical standards for all services output.

You’ll also:

  • Design and develop reusable libraries and application programming interfaces for use across the bank
  • Design and develop software that is amenable for a greater automation of build, release testing and deployment process on all environments
  • Support the reuse and sharing of platform components and technologies within the software engineering teams
  • Deliver software components to enable the delivery of platforms, applications and services
  • Write unit and integration tests, in automated test environments to ensure code quality

The skills you'll need

You’ll need a background in software engineering, software design or database design and architecture, as well as experience of developing software in a SOA or micro-services paradigm. You should also have development experience in a programming language, experience of using industry recognised frameworks and development tooling, and a background of implementing programming best practice, especially around scalability, availability and performance.

You’ll also need:

  • Java API development skills, specifically Java 8 and later
  • A background of using Spring Boot, Spring MVC and Tomcat
  • Experience of microservice development with an understanding of REST and HTTP
  • Knowledge of Unit testing Junit and Mockito, TDD, BDD, Maven, Git, Jira, Selenium
  • Experience of test-driven development alongside the use of automated test frameworks, mocking and stubbing and unit testing tools
  • Experience of working as part of an Agile team
  • An understanding of how to translate product and business requirements into technical solutions

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