Junior Developer

  • Quay St, Manchester M3, UK
  • Full-time
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Department: IT
  • Working Hours: 35

Company Description

Here at esure, we’re no strangers to change. As one of the industry leaders in the insurance business, striving to become a world class digital insurer, we’re getting ready for more. It’s creating great new opportunities for innovative and talented industry professionals to join us at a pivotal point in our development.

It’s an opportunity you simply don’t want to miss. You can expect our investment in you to include a highly competitive package, career and development opportunities and flexible benefits built around you and your lifestyle.

Job Description

We are looking for a Junior Developer to work within our progressive Security team. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow into a DevSecOps.

Day to Day: 

  • As a Junior Developer you'll design and develop new components and enhancements for a suite of Cyber Security products and AWS.
  • You'll join a highly intelligent and motivated Security Agile team working on a wide variety of projects with a diverse toolset and will have the opportunity to run your own projects and work autonomously on new ideas.


Professional growth
We are committed to continual learning, the individual would have a 3 year learning pathway
which includes a secondment to each security team to learn new disciplines.

The individual would be mentored in growing to obtain new skills and qualifications:

  • Secure Coding practices
  • CompTIA Security+
  • AWS Developer
  • Secure CI / CD pipelines
  • Kubernetes and Event driven designs

Qualifications

Essential

  • Python Intermediate+ level coding skills
  • A degree in IT, Computer Science, Mathematical, Engineering or a Scientific related degree
  • Experience working with Python , Go or C
  • A passion for new learning
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and logical thinking skills
  • Collaborative with excellent communication skills

Bonus points

  • Awareness of Linux, SQL
  • Knowledge around cyber security
  • Familiar with AWS or similar cloud compute environments

Additional Information

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • 25% discount on esure & Sheila’s Wheels insurance (10% for immediate family) or a guarantee to beat any other insurer’s renewal quote on both home and car insurance
  • 15% Discount on esure and Sheila’s Wheels Travel Insurance
  • Profit Share 
  • Festive Bonus
  • Flu Jabs and Eye Care - Free flu jabs every winter, free eye tests every two years and £50 towards VDU glasses

In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, we want to emphasise to all applicants that the safety and wellbeing of our candidates and colleagues is esure Group’s number one priority. All interviews will be conducted remotely via a video conference platform to ensure that everyone involved is adhering to the social distancing guidance.

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