Job Title: Software Developer

Reference: EXT486

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £35,000

Job Purpose

The role of the Software Developer exists to develop and test software that delivers value to the business. The role promotes technical excellence within the Software Delivery team by applying and promoting best practice in software development.

Key Tasks                                    

• Develop and test software solutions in line with business requirements and design specifications
• Apply and promote best practices in software development
• Peer review code
• Work closely with Business Analysts to ensure that software conforms to business requirements
• Work closely with senior developers and architects to ensure that software conforms to solution architecture and design
• Work closely with technical leads to ensure that software conforms to established technical processes and best practices

Knowledge and Experience 

• Commercial software development experience with one or more of the following tools and technologies: Java programming language, relational databases, version control systems, web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON), XML technologies (XML, XSD, XSLT, XPath), SOAP and RESTful web services
• Commercial experience with one or more of the following tools and technologies: Linux tools and CLI, CI tools such as Jenkins, test automation tools such as SOAPUI and Selenium IDE/WebDriver, Python, OpenText WEM/Portal/Process Suite/StreamServe products
• Commercial experience with public cloud IaaS such as AWS EC2
• An understanding of agile software development methodologies such as Scrum
• Education to degree standard or equivalent within a computing related field
• Industry recognised qualifications such as OCP Java Programmer
• An understanding of the UK Motor Insurance market


How to Apply:

If you would like to apply for this role then please send a copy of your CV and Covering Letter to

Good luck with your application! We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.