Software Engineer

Location: Leeds
Salary: £competitive
# of openings: 1


Software Engineer, Leeds

Reports to Lead Software Engineer

37.5hrs per week

The Team

This role sits with the Services Domain, the part of Software Engineering that is responsible for developing and maintaining the applications that support Plusnet’s ability to provision Broadband and Telephone services.

The Role

You will form part of a self-organizing, cross-functional Scrum team delivering valuable software in weekly iterations.  You will use a variety of agile engineering practices such as TDD, Refactoring, User Stories, Continuous Integration and Pair-Programming to deliver high quality software at a rapid pace. We work closely with business Product Owners to understand their goals and to help shape solutions. Through weekly retrospectives and contributing to the on-going refinement to our Scrum way of working you will help us to continue to improve as a team and deliver more business value, faster.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to the design, development and support of software required by the business
  • Investigating and resolving software problems
  • Reviewing the work of others
  • Identifying, and following through on, improvements to products and processes
  • Contributing to the planning and sizing of software projects

In order to apply you must have the following skills, experience and outlook…



  • PHP and/or Java
  • Requirements elicitation
  • Version Control Systems
  • Object oriented design and development
  • Relational database design and development
  • Automated unit, integration and system testing
  • Estimating
  • Multi-tiered, multi-instance, transactional system architectures
  • Continuous improvement


  • Agile development processes
  • TDD
  • Git or other DVCSs
  • Pair programming
  • Continuous integration

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