Complete your Motivation Form | AJ Bell

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We’ve partnered with AJ Bell who are looking to hire 4 software engineers to primarily work with C# / .NET technologies.

To move forward with our application process, familiarise yourself with AJ Bell, review the job description for the available positions, and remember to return to this page to complete the Motivation Form!

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What AJ Bell is looking for...

We’re looking for an intelligent, energetic and driven software engineer to help us deliver our brand, products and services to our clients and their advisers. People who are excited by technology, love pushing the boundaries of what’s possible while at the same time keeping an eye on the bigger picture and ensuring the best outcomes for our customers by providing straightforward solutions.

This is a challenging role involving a high level of attention to detail but also allows a great deal of flexibility on achieving the right result using the best technology for a given situation. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a fast paced environment which is varied and rewarding.

You will be part of a cross-functional Agile team, delivering our enterprise backlog development items. You will have solid experience in delivery of development projects to agreed timescales and quality objectives, working in accordance with defined Agile framework and processes.

You will have:

  • Strong experience in developing services and APIs using C# (past experience with OOP languages such as Java would also be considered)
  • Strong knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases
  • Secure development practices.
  • Using a git-based source control system.
  • Knowledge of CI automation systems such as Jenkins
  • Some experience of React or Angular frameworks
  • Experience working in an Agile and DevOps environment.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Planning, organisation, and time management skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

The nice to haves:

  • Messaging (e.g. RabbitMQ, SQS)
  • Working knowledge of domain-driven design.
  • Docker/Kubernetes and container orchestration tools.
  • Knowledge of design patterns.
  • Test-driven development (TDD).
  • AWS cloud infrastructure/Relevant AWS certifications.
  • Previous experience working in e-commerce and/or financial services.

What AJ Bell offers:

  • Starting salary £40,000 – £65,000
  • Generous holiday allowance increasing up to 31 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • Holiday buy/sell scheme
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Casual dress code
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
  • Dedicated time for proof-of-concepts and assessing new tech
  • Support to attend conferences, events, and meet-ups
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Free annual share scheme
  • Paid study support for qualifications
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity scheme from day one
  • Bike loan
  • Season ticket loan portal
  • Discounted PMI and Dental
  • On-site gym and personal trainer led classes
  • Paid volunteering opportunities, free social events and more

AJ Bell is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and all employees are empowered to bring their whole self to work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, religion, physical and mental disability, marital status and any other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010. All decisions to hire are based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Complete your Motivation Form | AJ Bell

We’re looking forward to learning more about why you’d like to work with AJ Bell and why this programme would be perfect for you!