Consultant Software Engineer (Full Stack)

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    Construction, Engineering

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    Competitive salary

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    2 months ago

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About the company: 

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world.

Job Title: Consultant Software Engineer (Full Stack)

Location: London

The role

As a Consultant Software Engineer with experience in developing web-based applications through the whole development life-cycle, you will have the opportunity to work with consultants, engineers and other specialists on a variety of projects using a range of technologies, and support junior developers in both technical and non-technical aspects of their work. You will be an enthusiastic problem solver who isn’t intimidated by the unknown or unexpected, working with other software developers to write the best code for the project.


  • Consistent track record of developing performant web applications

  • Modern JavaScript with React and/or Angular, and related technologies like HTML/CSS

  • Node.js, Express, GraphQL

  • Relational and non-relational Database including PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MongoDB

  • Experience or eagerness to work within a consultancy or agency type environment

Person Attributes

  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbally, and experience in dealing with clients and other project partners outside the technical team.

  • Ability and willingness to work outside existing skillset, and be able to learn new skills and technologies.

  • Passion for learning new technologies with a strong mindfulness of the risks of early adoption

  • Passionate about developing capabilities of the team and contributing to a team culture

  • Experience in supporting junior developers in both technical and non-technical aspects of their work.

Desirable Skills’

  • Experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence)

  • Experience working with Azure/AWS

  • Experience working with CI/CD processes

  • Experience with TypeScript

  • Experience of test/behaviour driven development


  • Degree level qualification

Reward and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra cash or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a phenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.

At Arup, you’ll be an encouraged member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Join us in shaping a better world.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.