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Software Engineer

Churchill Court, BR1 1DP
Full time

What we’re looking for:

If you have a drive to succeed, set out the strategy and want to work in a technology rich and agile environment, then join our team at Direct Line Group.

Insurance experience is not essential, what is essential is that you as an individual are a self-starter who has championed core technologies and used these to drive business benefits and outcomes.

Who you’ll be working with:

Application Development & Maintenance (AD&M) is part of the wider Technology Services (TS) team, responsible for all infrastructure across the DLG business. The Application Development and Maintenance team is the engineering heart of Technology Services at Direct Line Group.

We build and run reliable technology solutions using a range of approaches from bespoke build through commercial packaged software to hybrid models using SAAS. As an AD&M Software Engineer, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver innovative products that will lead and disrupt the insurance market, delivering excellence and continuous service improvement.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Software engineering experience (design, development, QA) utilising agile methods (SCRUM, Kanban)

  • Front-end: HTML, JavaScript, JSP

  • Back-end: Spring Boot, Spring Web Services (JSON/REST and SOAP), Hibernate

  • CI/CD: Jenkins (or equivalent), Maven

  • Own the design, development and test of software solutions across a range of technologies

  • Work across multiple software engineering platforms, frameworks and tools to deliver innovative solutions. Continually look to expand knowledge in new technology areas.

  • Apply agile software delivery practices, such as test-driven development, continuous integration/delivery, pair programming etc.

What we’ll give you:

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge