Senior Software Engineer Platform Archive Services job in Glasgow at BBC

Senior Software Engineer - Platform (Archive Services)

Company: BBC

Location: Glasgow UK

Date Posted:May 05, 2018

Archive Services in BBC Platform is one of the BBC's most exciting and varied areas to work in. We provide a range of new and inspiring solutions and products for the whole BBC including the Digital Archive, Archive Search and Redux to maximise the reuse of our content and increasingly through next generation technology build new and advanced tools that will provide compelling content propositions while at the same time safeguarding and preserving our important broadcast heritage.You will be part of a larger team who support platforms that powers BBC services reaching millions of people in the UK and across the globe.We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.We work as agile teams, striving for continuous integration in our cloud-based infrastructure. The primary focus of this role is on the creation and maintenance of fully tested front and backend services, written in Java (Lambda) and JavaScript and deployed on a hybrid AWS/on-premise infrastructure. Effectively participate in and help improve the teams software development methodologies, such as pairing, code and documentation reviewing and continuous delivery Work with project, product and technical leads to design software and create implementable specifications and tasks at feature and component level Work with 3rd Party ("Indies") where necessary offering direction, support and documentation Mentor and coach more junior staff.  Provide technical leadership and direction to peers and colleagues.  Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and help introduce them where appropriate Lead the design and development of effective software that meets complex product and business needs Review and give constructive feedback on others’ code Drive work to successful completion across the immediate team Write appropriate tests using automated test driven techniques for ensuring code quality and coverage Integrate the software with monitoring and support tools Ensure the teams software works in its operating environment Write, review and take responsibility for technical documentation Lead troubleshooting and resolution of issues throughout the product life cycle, including out of hours support for incident resolution Participate in and lead as required, the team's agile planning and delivery process Extensive experience writing and maintaining large scale robust production software in a fast changing environment with rapid release cycles Effective leadership and collaboration inside and beyond the team. Experience of mentoring and supporting less experienced members of the team Extensive knowledge of AWS technologies, including S3, SQS, Lambda and EC2 Highly experienced in agile development practices such as pair programming, Scrum, XP, peer reviews and continuous integration and development Java and JavaScript skills NodeJS & React SQL & NoSQL database technologies Testing using BDD & TDD approaches Git for code management GoCD or Jenkins for continuous integration REST based web applications Knowledge of SSL / TLS Linux or similar Unix experience Enterprise experience at scale is very desirable Elasticsearch would be desirable View full job description
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