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Software Engineer

The Core, Bristol, BS1 6JX
Full time
The role

We’re actively looking for people to join our teams and we’re committed in protecting your health and wellbeing during every step of our recruitment process.

If you’re successful in securing a role with us you’ll find we’ll be doing things a little bit differently and it may mean you’ll initially join our team by working from home.

During this time we’ll work with you to make sure you have the tools and equipment you need and that you feel part of our amazing DLG team!

What we’re looking for:

Direct Line Group is in the process of re-discovering its Software Engineering roots. We are looking for Software Engineers with curious and forward-thinking minds, to challenge status-quo of software engineering and architecture.

We need you to work as a member of Enterprise Integrations team in development and operation of software which supports integrations between multiple technologies and platforms at Direct Line Group!

We are looking for a polyglot programmer with expertise in Java and the Java ecosystem. Java is the main language however we are also looking for additional languages such as: JavaScript, Python, Kotlin, HTML as well as Agile Software Development, AWS, CI/CD and DevOps practices.

Your role would be fundamental in the direction Enterprise Integrations will take.

Who you’ll be working with:

As a member of the cross-functional Enterprise Integrations team you will be contributing towards team Mission: “Deliver best in class services and platforms supporting Enterprise Integrations of real-time and batch data feeds”.

As part of the Engineering Chapter, you will be working with Engineering Chapter Leads and other Software Engineers on adopting industry best practices in the Agile software development.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Knowledge and skills in Spring, Spring Boot, REST and SOAP WebServices, Apache Tomcat, Linux, Unite testing, Shell scripting and Ansible

  • Experience with either of the following CI/CD tools: Maven, Gradle, NPM, PIP, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins, GitHub Actions

  • Excellent AWS Experience with: Compute - EC2, Lambda, ECS, Fargate. Storage - S3, EBS and any others including- AWS API Gateway, VPCs, CloudWatch, Config, CloudFormation

  • Build and Operate Services and Platforms as a member of cross-functional team

  • Ensure software quality by unit, integration and End-to-End testing

  • Research new technologies and propose improvements to existing platforms as well as migration from legacy systems

  • Work closely with other disciplines including, functional and non-functional testing, security and operations, in order to design, build and operate highly resilient and secure solutions

  • Collaborate and communicate with Engineering Chapter (Community of Software Engineers)

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.

Direct Line Group are an equal opportunity employer who value diversity. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways. We will always adapt so you have the best and most comfortable working environment. If during the recruitment process you require any reasonable adjustments, please just let us know.