My client who is based in Ipswich is looking for a software engineer to be based in Ipswich for an initial 3-6 months with the potential to extend.
Performing a multi-skilled role you'll need to be proficient in Java (or other equivalent OO languages) and have experience of data transfer, data integration and middleware and database technologies. You'll need to be experienced in working in a Linux environment and have some Linux System Administration skills.
You'll need to be capable of quickly understanding new technologies and establishing best practice for their use.
You'll work with users to understand their requirements and then design, develop and configure solutions using the appropriate architectural components. You'll understand the data flowing into the system and be able to manipulate and combine the many data flows using the appropriate technologies to develop applications, interactive displays and search facilities to enable users to identify potential cyber threats. You maybe required to integrate and configure COTS (Commercial Off-The Shelf) products. You may need to support out of hours software deployments. You'll also provide in-life support for investigation and resolution of application problems.
As an experienced Software Engineering practitioner you will be expected to provide an analytical and innovative input to projects, within a clear framework of accountability. As well as being competent in your own area, you will also assist in the definition of strategy and process improvements. You will feed into best practices to be followed by the team in order to have a positive impact on the business. You may be required to oversee and direct the work of others. You'll ensure that all work conforms to BT software engineering standards.
Essential skills and experience
* Core software engineering skills (demonstrable industrial experience)
* OO Programming e.g Java (demonstrable industrial experience)
* Working in a Linux environment (demonstrable industrial experience)
* Fundamental Linux system administration skills
* Experience of COTS (Commercial Off-The Shelf) products integration and configuration
* Big Data technologies e.g. Cloudera, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka
* Automation e.g. Jenkins
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