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Junior or Graduate Software Engineer

Job Details
  • 4500
  • Crowder Consulting
  • Birkenhead (Merseyside)
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Starting salary of £25,000 (or higher dependent on experience)

Graduate or Junior Software Engineer – Multiple opportunities available.

Crowder Consulting is a professional business of consulting engineers, software developers and data analysts. As an SME, we are positioned in a niche area of the water industry, being able to offer our leading Water Network Management System, Netbase, to water operators in the UK and internationally, along with our engineering consultancy, data analytics and field services.

Our flagship Netbase System is a data rich hub that acts as a Digital Twin of our client water operators’ networks, with a suite of best practice applications providing source to tap insights for network monitoring, operation, optimisation, management and regulatory reporting.

Our Netbase Digital Services Platform extends the value and insights of the Netbase Data Hub, providing advanced web-based technologies and solutions supporting advanced analytics, operational, field services and leakage activities.

We are looking for Junior Software Engineers or Computer Science graduates to join our Development Team and help drive the ambitious roadmap for our cloud-based solutions and services.  

The Role – Graduate or Junior Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer, you’ll work with some of the latest technologies and be involved in end-to-end software development life cycle. You’ll work closely with our in-house domain experts to analyse requirements and design, develop and test components, APIs, and applications.

The Package

As a Junior or Graduate Software Engineer, you’ll benefit from:

  • A starting salary of £25,000 (or higher, dependent upon your experience, skills and qualifications)
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with flexible start times available between 8am and 10am, and finish times between 4:30pm and 6:30pm.

We’re based in Birkenhead, easily accessible with great transport links, although there may be a requirement for you to work from home initially due to the Covid-19 Government restrictions.

Our Requirements – Graduate or Junior Software Engineer

  • Degree level education in Computer Science or relevant subject and/or a foundation of experience within a similar software engineering role
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Experience of a high-level programming language (Java, Python, NodeJS, TypeScript, C#)
  • Appreciation of Software Development practices and design (OOAD, DDD, TDD, patterns)

Although not essential, exposure to any of the following would be advantageous:

  • Developing desktop, web or mobile applications
  • Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP, Serverless, Containers) 
  • Web technologies (REST API, HTML5, JavaScript, Angular, React)
  • Database technologies (Oracle, MySQL, Mongo, DynamoDB, etc)
  • DevOps Practices and Tools (Configuration as code, CI/CD, Docker)

More about us:

Established in 1985, the growing team of over 120 employees are at the heart of what Crowder does, which is why the business is proud to have been Investors in People accredited since 2004, a testament to the company’s commitment to developing all personnel.

We benefit from a longstanding dedicated workforce, and continued growth plans provide superb career opportunities within the business.

All applications for this Junior or Graduate Software Engineer vacancy are to be submitted online.

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