Digital Solutions Engineer

  • Job Reference: 211635
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2021
  • Recruiter: ShareForce
  • Location: United Kingdom - London & South East
  • Salary: £75,000 to £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £75k - £90k On Experience + Extensive Benefits
  • Sector: IT and Telecomms
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key part in a large-scale transformation programme at one on the world’s financial services majors. The Digital Engineer will utilise their experience of Agile and DevOps working to research, design, test and support digital solutions that deliver commercial advantage to the wider business.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with the Head of Digital Services, product delivery managers, other engineers, analysts, and architects to build, implement and support Digital services that underpin key products
  • Analyse and interpret user requirements (e.g. user journeys), and provide feedback on constraints and improvements to user experience
  • Configure and develop defect-free and performant Digital solutions that meet user requirements
  • Integrate solutions built by other teams where appropriate
  • Ensure the quality of your Digital solutions through peer review and formal testing
  • Resolve Digital service defects and incidents, and perform root-cause analysis for software problems
  • Work with DevOps Engineers and others to improve Digital engineering tooling and the efficiency and automation of testing and deployment
  • Participate in and contribute to Agile meetings throughout each development cycle
  • Create and maintain technical specifications and documentation for reference and reporting
  • Conduct ‘show-and-tells’ with the Digital Services and product teams and with end-users to demonstrate product and feature changes and improvements and capture feedback
  • Provide support for Digital service solutions as per agreed service management processes
Skills / Experience Profile:
  • Relevant qualifications and experience – such as a BSc in Computer Science or Engineering, Software Development certifications, as a developer in a Digital Agency, etc.
  • Experience delivering D2C e-commerce solutions
  • Minimum 3 years demonstrable experience in configuring and developing Digital solutions preferably in financial services or regulated companies
  • Experience of designing and developing interactive digital web applications using at least one popular web framework
  • Experience designing, developing and supporting an externally facing Sitecore 9 Portal and xDB
  • Experience using Python, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience of integrating Sitecore Portal applications with others
  • Adobe AEM and Adobe DAM experience
  • Ability to interpret requirements and specifications documentation (e.g. user stories)
  • Excellent technical analysis skills
  • Experience in the support of Digital solutions, including analysis and resolution of technical issues
  • Strong understanding of software engineering best practices, methods and tools
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile product delivery methodologies within a DevOps environment (e.g., Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP)
  • Excellent knowledge of relational databases and SQL
  • Experience in cloud platforms including AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to listen, present and communicate solutions clearly and concisely with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong appreciation of the importance of comprehensive testing
  • Able to interpret and contribute to architecture artefacts
Additional Information:
  • Location:  London / Home Based
  • Salary:  £75k – £90k On Experience + Extensive Benefits
  • Applicants must hold the right to work in the United Kingdom without sponsorship