Senior Developer - Scrum Lead

The Embark Group journey began in 2013 and we have grown to become one of the UK's largest retirement savings providers. Our capabilities span all types of pension, platform, investment research and consulting, property investment administration, employee benefits and actuarial services.

We have a strong track record of applying the very latest technology to our businesses, alongside smart capital and even smarter people to help each of our businesses grow.

How will you make an impact

As a member of the wider Platform Development function, you will be responsible for working on new greenfield development projects as well as supporting existing applications and interfaces with third party partners. 

The projects you support, will include white label partner implementations, platform enhancements and regulatory change, as well as providing support for production incidents and API testing. You will be involved throughout the project lifecycle, responsible for understanding business requirements, participating in detailed design brainstorming sessions and developing web UI & middleware applications, SQL procedures/functions, SSIS packages, SSRS reports, web and background services to implement the required functionality.

You'll also mentor individuals in taking ownership for their career, identifying development opportunities, setting meaningful objectives and cultivate a self-organising and continuous improvement culture.

What you will be responsible for

  • Act as scrum master and lead across the development team, whilst remaining hands on in specific development activities
  • Participate in all phases of software development life cycle including design, development, testing, implementation and support
  • Design and develop solutions to improve value delivery, removing roadblocks and impediments that prevent progress
  • Work with SMEs, Business Analysts and Solution Architects to understand functional & non-functional requirements and technical design
  • Maintain high quality technical documentation
  • Promote best practice in development technologies
  • Undertake REST API solution testing for customer journey experiences.

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Proven experience in .Net development (C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server) highly desirable
  • Knowledge of Web based technologies such as ASP.NET MVC/MVP, Javascript & Javascript frameworks, AJAX, jQuery, CSS, XML
  • Web API highly desirable
  • React highly desirable
  • Umbraco for CMS desirable
  • SQL Server 2014/2017/2019 highly desirable
  • SSIS, SSRS highly desirable

What's in it for you

Your career is a major part of your world and because of this we're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great environment, market leading benefits, and support to further develop your career.

Our Culture

Embark Group is a growing, vibrant and exciting place to work, we have many social and wellbeing initiatives which ensures we keep our sense of community alive even during challenging times. Our culture is described by our employee’s as one that communicates, listens and involves its people at every level. 

We enable our people to work with a positive joint purpose and go the extra mile. We know each other, share information and stay connected. Our people are proud to be part of a culture where we do the right thing by everyone who we are connected with. Our DNA is what makes the Embark Group a great place to work.

Next Steps

Embark Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Apply by the 17th June to join us on our journey.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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