Senior Full Stack Software Engineer - Java (3074) - PeopleFluent

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 21/01/2019

Designed exclusively for large enterprise employers, PeopleFluent is a leading independent provider of cloud-based integrated recruiting, talent management and compensation management solutions. Today, 50% of the Fortune 100 relies on PeopleFluent as part of their talent management delivery strategy, helping them successfully achieve their talent aspirations.

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic, passionate and self-motivated Senior Full Stack Software Engineer (Java and JavaScript) to help us define and deliver new software (sub-)systems and extend existing systems.

You will be supporting other developers as they carry out sprints of design and implementation work and personally undertaking more complex development tasks from time to time

If you understand how to define technically robust and correctly estimated development proposals, how to analyze and solve difficult problems across the stack, and how to main contributions to a development team through execution while quality assuring their work during implementation, then this could be the role for you.

A perfect match for us would be someone with a BSc in a STEM subject, who is able to draw on industry-wide best practice and a broad range of technical knowledge, thrives on constantly learning about ever-evolving technologies and is an excellent verbal and written communicator. Ideally you will have at least three years’ experience of implementing large backend infrastructure, preferably mobile platforms, and two years’ experience of using open-source web-development frameworks to create complex database-driven websites with an emphasis on repeatability. You should also be familiar with SCRUM methodology and ensuring version control and release management based on GitFlow.

This role will be based in our offices in Brighton, UK and reports to the Principal Engineer.

Skills Range:
  • Outline the essential experience, behaviors or requirements the ideal candidate should be able to display
  • B.Sc. in any of the STEM fields or equivalent demonstrable work experience
  • Three+ years of experience with identifying issues and implement solutions to complex problems in medium to large scale backend infrastructure and preferably mobile platforms
  • Demonstrable experience of analysing and solving difficult problems across the stack
  • Five+ years experience of using open-source Java and JavaScript (web development) frameworks to facilitate the creation of complex, database-driven solutions
  • Demonstrable experience of creating complex solutions using industry standards and best-practice
  • Excellent understanding of a wide range of technologies, processes, tools and systems, including enterprise-scale solutions
  • Comprehensive knowledge of web- and GitFLow-based version control and release management
  • Demonstrable experience with automated code base testing
  • Demonstrable experience using SCRUM methodology
  • Demonstrable experience deploying and optimizing responsive applications for mobile experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Person Specification:


Defining software architectures

  • Contributing to and support technology selection by considering technology strategy, compatibility, interoperability, support, deployment, upgrade policies, and end-user environments, reducing risk where there is high complexity or uncertainty, and introducing risk where there are clear benefits in doing so
  • Contributing to the architecture definition process, bringing structure, guidelines, principles and leadership to the development aspects of the products lifecycles
  • Support architecture evaluation by testing throughout the software development lifecycle, giving PeopleFluent’s customers confidence that the system will work when rolled out
  • Collaborating closely with all products stakeholders (ranging from the development team to stakeholders who have an interest from a security, database, operations, maintenance, QA and support perspective) to ensure that the software development will successfully integrate with its environment

Delivering software architectures

  • Support the team leads with coaching and mentoring other developers as needed
  • Support quality assurance by contributing to code standards, design principles and source code analysis tools through to the use of continuous integration, automated unit testing, deployment automation and code coverage tools
  • Designing, developing and testing your own code where appropriate
Key Area: eLearning 11-9039.01eLearning
Salary: Competitive
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

Why work for us?

The PeopleFluent Learning suite draws on over 25 years of experience creating enterprise learning solutions to develop employees into the best that they can be.

PeopleFluent Learning products – content authoring and the NetDimensions LMS – support development through an ecosystem of connected learning products and solutions. Our authoring solution allows teams to create cloud-based, fully responsive eLearning at speed and scale, while NetDimensions, our award-winning Learning Management System, specialises in creating learning and knowledge solutions for high-consequence industries where operational and compliance requirements are particularly complex.

Our secure SaaS solutions are ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001 certified.

PeopleFluent Learning is part of Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG).

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At PeopleFluent we offer a competitive salary and an impressive benefits package including a healthcare cash plan, life assurance, pension contributions, a ShareSave scheme, flexible working, a discretionary bonus scheme and travel loans along with access to Perkbox for individually tailored benefits and offers. All that and great bean-to-cup coffee and fresh fruit in our UK offices.

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