Senior Software Developer

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  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary

  • Published:

    4 months ago

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The role:

We are an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

We’re looking for a Senior Software Developer with experience in developing and architecting cloud-native web applications. You will have in-depth experience of designing, implementing, and deploying web-based solutions on Azure and/or AWS, using CI/CD, and test/behaviour driven development techniques to deliver solutions to industry-standard methodology. You will have experience working within a consultancy or agency environment, and be comfortable working with clients, product managers, consultants and engineers. As an enthusiastic problem solver who embraces the unknown, you will be comfortable working outside your skillset. Being able to provide technical guidance to junior developers, helping to develop the development skills, culture, and practices within the team.

This role will be suitable for a mid-level software engineer looking to step up to senior level.

Essential Skills:

  • Design & development of cloud-native solutions on AWS/Azure

  • CI/CD

  • Test driven development / behaviour driven development

  • Node.js, REST, GraphQL

  • Javascript, Vue and/or React, Python

  • Docker, AWS ECS and/or Azure Container Registry

  • Relational and non-relational databases including PostgreSQL, MSSQL

Person Attributes:

  • Experience working in an agency/consulting environment

  • Experience in developing web-based applications through the whole development life-cycle.

  • Experience of working simultaneously working across multiple projects using a range of technologies.

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

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

  • Provides technical leadership in helping to develop the strategic direction of the team and support senior leaders in the implementation of that strategy.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience of enterprise architecture & documentation

  • Leading Agile projects and acting as Scrum Master on small-medium scale projects

  • Awareness/understanding of engineering within the built environment

  • Awareness/understanding of geospatial and/or 3D data


  • BSc Computer Science or other relevant technical/engineering degree, or proven industry experience in a relevant role.

Reward and Benefits

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

Core benefits including private healthcare and a range of other protection schemes are funded by Arup and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing.

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.