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Software Engineer - PHP & Mobile

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

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