Full Stack Developer - Java / Spring Boot

  • Cadogan St, Glasgow G2, 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

Purpose of the Role:

Work in a cross functional team responsible for designing, creating and supporting new technical products and services to support esure’s business and its ambitious digital transformation. 

 

The Day to Day: 

  • Key member of a multi-disciplined, high performing Agile team accountable for shaping and building the esure future
  • Design and build digital and technical products to meet the needs of esure’s customers and internal stakeholders  
  • Work within a team to define the technical direction for the products you are supporting 
  • Software development from the ground up building internal and externally facing APIs
  • Build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment 
  • Take part in 2nd-line support of applications and platforms, including occasional support outside of office hours 
  • Drive the continued rollout of our Enterprise Agile and transformation journey 
  • Identify areas of improvement around technical quality of the product and opportunities for the removal of technical debt 
  • Challenge the current processes to constantly improve the department's ways of working and increase efficiency 
  • Share knowledge within the team whilst embracing and sharing ideas with like-minded others

Qualifications

We'd Love You to Bring:

  • Developer experience in a scaled Agile environment, alongside delivery partners and 3rd party applications 
  • Any experience of Java, Springboot, micro services, database programming, event streaming and queueing technologies in a cloud-based environment. A full stack developer is an advantage in this role, but not always essential. 
  • An ability to communicate technical concepts to a non-technical audience 
  • Experience working on technical projects within a cross functional team 
  • Knowledge and experience of code quality practices such as continuous integration, unit testing and peer reviews 
  • Ability to quickly research and learn new programming tools and techniques
  • Experience in design and development of distributed, scalable, and highly available systems  
  • Skilled in diagnosing and solving complex problems and providing detailed technical analysis

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
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Festive Bonus
  • BUPA - Private medical cover for eligible colleagues
  • 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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