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Software Engineer - PHP & Mobile

Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, United Kingdom

Software Engineer III - Mixed Tech Stack Including PHP and Mobile

Ref. R9646


LexisNexis Risk Solutions is seeking an enthusiastic Software Engineer with a strong development background (including creation of mobile applications, SDKs and APIs) to join our growing development team in Cardiff Bay (remote start, due to current conditions)

This role will provide an opportunity to work with a diverse range of technologies such as mobile platforms, cloud technologies, Docker, PHP 7, Laravel, Vuejs and our distributed data solution (HPCC). The successful candidate will help establish a new team as they launch development delivering a variety of highly-anticipated features

Our teams are collaborative, forward thinking and agile. We support interesting products with an exciting set of features and provide real opportunity for our teams to contribute to the success of the organisation

Main Responsibilities

Contributing to the design of new features and solutions

Developing and delivering features across a broad and varied stack (including use of modern PHP frameworks, front-end frameworks, mobile platforms, cloud technologies, HPCC and other tools)

Contributing to the quality assurance effort, including use of test automation tools (such as Cucumber) and Continuous Integration tools (such as Jenkins or GitLab)

Providing technical guidance to our cross-functional agile product development teams

Working closely with the product owner and project management to deliver timely products and enhancements

Mentoring others in our teams - we are continually looking to help our team develop

We will help you learn how to use our big data platform - HPCC - through a combination of training courses, self-learning and peer support

Essential Skills and Attributes

Passionate collaborator with a focus on what is best for the team

Strong and enthusiastic technologist, able to demonstrate a broad technical knowledge

Diverse range of development skills, including experience creating mobile applications (native or cross-platform), SDKs and APIs

Good PHP development skills using modern PHP frameworks (such as Laravel)

Good understanding of modern development Build, Test and Deployment pipelines

Experience working with relational databases such as MySQL

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Clear focus on the customer, both internal and external

A good understanding of secure development concepts

A strong working knowledge of application development tools and methodologies

Desirable Skills

Working experience in Kanban or Scrum (or in lieu of this, clear understanding of the methodologies and enthusiasm to be part of such a team)

Experience of querying distributed data platforms

Experience of TDD and/or BDD

Participation in the development community

Experience of front-end frameworks, such as Vuejs

DevOps experience

An interest in modern software delivery, including use of Docker (or similar) and Continuous Delivery

Benefits of working for us

The opportunity to work on a full range of interesting technologies - learn to use concepts related to large scale/high performance data processing, scoring & analytics

Help to conquer some of the next generation of problems in risk data analytics

Make a real difference to our customers and society

Connect with a growing, diverse and sociable team of talented Engineers who enjoy regular team building, games nights and quizzes

Experience dedicated time for innovation alongside opportunity to deliver creatively

Enjoy access to a wide range of self-paced, online training

Join regular seminars, interactive workshops and resource groups, supporting your future growth and development

Give something back to the local community, take two days paid leave per year to volunteer

Collaborate with our teams to continually evolve and modernise our Technology stack, including contributing to our technology radar and the evolution of our products

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions

LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leading provider of innovative solutions for significant risk data analytics challenges. We use the power of data and advanced analytics to help our customers make better, timelier decisions. Our innovative solutions enable organisations to manage risks like identity theft, fraud, money laundering and terrorism and prevent ?nancial crimes and scams. By bringing clarity to information, we ultimately help make communities safer, insurance rates more accurate, commerce more transparent, business decisions easier and processes more ef?cient

LexisNexis is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers. You can learn more about us at our website - ...... click apply for full job details

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