Software Engineer

Reference
SW-11-06
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Banking & Finance
Location
London
Salary
Competitive - Pension, Healthcare, Career development opportunities and much more
Expiry Date
09/07/2021
Working as a software engineer here at Vanquis you will play a key role in putting our customers on to a better everyday life. You could be working across a number of projects from our API platform, web/mobile app, loans platform and much more.

Job Description

Who we are

Vanquis helps people who are excluded by mainstream banks take control of their financial situation. Whether they’re new to credit or need a hand rebuilding their credit file to manage life better, we make sure our services are straightforward and suitable for them to succeed.

We’re here to put people on a path to a better everyday life, not just our 1.7 million customers but our colleagues too. And we’re proud of the difference we make. 

You and your team 

Reporting into a Principal Software Engineer this is a fantastic opportunity where you will utilise a development background by providing technical solutions across our web /mobile / API products. Working within this scrum team you will provide solutions for a range of prototypes while also working closely with test engineers and infrastructure engineers to developer further on all engineering principles. In this team you will work closely with the change team as well as wider product teams to ensure business requirements are delivered to an exceptional standard.

In your day to day role you will:

Focus on ensuring the ongoing success of the department’s software products

  • Be responsible for the quality of the technical work delivered as part of software product development
  • Embrace a continuous learning and improvement culture where the development of new skills and knowledge is paramount to the success of yours, and others, roles
  • Provides a trusted technical point of contact for your related skill
  • Actively be involved in architecture decisions and process improvements

What you’ll bring to the team

As a Software engineer you will be working on a range of products this could be anything from mobile app or website or our Loans platform. As a team they focus on collaboration between disciplines while executing deliverables across a variety of commercial and regulatory projects.

Great knowledge in Microsoft Stack including:

  • ASP.Net MVC
  • REST Web Services/SOA
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Azure/AWS
  • Proven track record of developing enterprise software engineering solutions
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks assigned to them and handle stressful situations with perseverance and professionalism
  • Team player who can build a good rapport with developers through to business stakeholders

Why Vanquis? 

Our colleagues are the most important part of delivering our purpose to put customers on a path to a better everyday life. If it wasn’t for their amazing efforts, ideas and energy we wouldn’t be the successful business that we are today. So we offer an attractive, competitive salary and benefits package for everyone including:

  • Competitive base salary and rewards
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday entitlement – with one day accrued for each year of service (to max 30 days)
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance for you and your family (partner and dependant children)  
  • Extensive opportunities for personal and career development
  • Flexible and dynamic working policies
  • A range of initiatives offered through our Sports & Social and  Social Impact Programmes
  • Perks at Work - A perks platform offering over 30,000 unique discounts
  • Free tea, coffee and fruit
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Subsidised on-site restaurants