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Job in Manchester, UK: Java Software Engineer. Rate: £75K p/a

Senior Java Software Engineer

Manchester, Lancashire Permanent

Software Tech at Sage means giving businesses of all sizes the technology to better manage everything from money to people. As a Senior Software Engineer here, you’ll be part of a global market leader but with a very local heart. We’re a FTSE 100 company with £60m of new investment into the business, over 13,000 colleagues globally and we continually give back to our local communities.

This isn’t just a Senior Software Engineer role specialising in Cloud Technologies. It’s a fantastic opportunity to learn and be part of something amazing, right here in Manc! You’ll work with a team of local Sage Pay Tech legends, honing your skills and expertise. And, as you develop and maintain our E-commerce gateway, you’ll enable us to move people’s money around more effectively, with true security for 24/7 payments that includes security clinics, threat modelling and other brilliant, creative initiatives.


  • Mentor a group of junior and graduate Java Engineers, setting the very highest standard for them to emulate
  • Work with a toolchain that contains all the hallmarks of a leading edge development environment – IntelliJ, Git, Jira, Confluence and Jenkins
  • Adopt an Agile methodology that employs TDD and pair programming, not to mention AWS operation for new workloads (with all other code and data currently being migrated across)
  • Deliver code that truly transforms our ability E-commerce gateway and evolves digital payment methodologies to new levels of innovation

The person

We’ve got some brilliant people here – and of course, we want more of the same. So we’ll be looking out for hands-on techies who love the thrill of solving problems. Strong Back End Java coding experience proven ability to lead and influence others should go without saying. But our perfect Senior Software Engineer will also be:

  • SQL adept – a good working knowledge is essential
  • Experienced in working with CI/CD pipelines
  • Able to interpret user needs and translate them into brilliantly responsive tech specs and/or code
  • Highly numerate and with a logical approach to problem solving
  • A seasoned user of Architecture Best Practices and Patterns (Microservices, CQRS, Event Sourcing, Domain-Driven Design, etc.)
  • Experienced in using a TDD approach

The offering

This is your chance to build a belter of a career right here in the second city. All the development you can handle and challenges galore. That means global hackathons, a Technical Fellowship programme and five training days per year. And all this with a company that’s as local as a cagoule and a bandy-legged swagger! Our office is right near Media city with plenty of parking and a tram stop just five minutes away as well as a fantastic gym. And here on site, you’ll find plenty of cutting-edge tech… which reminds us: create something that we go on to patent and you’ll get an Inventors’ bonus.

Manchester, Lancashire, UK
03/08/2019 16:28:28

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