Software Engineer II


Software Development

Service Engineer

IT, Internet, Multimedia

Computer Science, Information Systems

Date Posted:

July 2, 2019, 1:42 p.m.

Work schedule

Continuing full split


Full time


United Kingdom


Not specified/Negotiable


Depending on the position



Job Purpose:


  • You will be joining a high performing, self-organising Scrum Java team.
  • The majority of the top 10 busiest airports rely on our software platforms and this role provides a fantastic opportunity to work on projects around the world and to experience many different cultures.
  • Our learning culture will allow you to continue to develop your own skills and keep current with changes in technology trend.




Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Involvement in full Scrum lifecycle from Three Amigos and Refinement to Review Retrospective.
  • Designing, coding, and unit testing applications using Java technologies
  • Dynamic work ethic able to investigate and fix high priority bugs following service desk triage and Product Owner approval.
  • Confidence in raising issues as they arise with the ScrumMaster, with a focus on the fix.
  • Technology advocate who keeps up to date with the latest technologies and ensures technical obsolescence is understood and addressed.






  •  Experience of Java in 24x7 production environments.
  •  Working knowledge of XML and JSON
  •  Knowledge of build tools e.g. Gradle, Ant, Maven.
  •  Writing well-structured Unit and Integration tests
  •  Proficient understanding of code versioning tools,   such as Git / SVN.
  •  Proficient in working with Windows and Linux   environments
  •  Knowledge of Shell and/or Python scripting
  •  Knowledge of Design Patterns e.g. MVC.




  •  Experience in a Scrum development team working to continuous delivery.
  •  Experience of Agile friendly estimation techniques   such as complexity estimation (story points) and planning poker.
  •  Understanding of Agile requirements (Epic– Story– Task) and how the business uses these to drive development.
  •  Validation of User Stories in conjunction with other devs, knowing when it is right to reject a requirement and being able to give valid reasons for doing so.
  •  Experience of using development workflow management tools (e.g. Jira, Redmine).
  •  Experience of using Node.js and a range of npm frameworks in 24x7 production environments.
  •  Design and development of RESTFul API.
  •  Experience of continuous integration, delivery and   deployment techniques (preferably using Jenkins and Ansible).
  •  Behaviour Driven Development using Cucumber/ Gherkin.
  •  Container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  •  Knowledge of Microservices principles and best practices.
  •  Knowledge of Message-Oriented Middleware / Service-Oriented Architecture.
  •  Knowledge of cloud platforms (preferably AWS).



Essential Attributes:

  •  Ability to work within a team and collaborate with other business functions.
  •  Committed to our learning culture and continuous improvement.
  •  Willingness for occasional travel to customer sites around the world.
  •  Ability to pass security/DBS checks for an airport airside pass.




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