Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.
Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.
Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
This role is for a Full Stack Developer with experience required in the Full Development Life Cycle to work across application/platform. The full stack engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the applications for end users, including building new client facing systems, maintaining old systems, and scaling systems to the whole organisation. Work collaboratively within a product team to create and support rich, interactive web applications that help clients manage their banking and investments needs.
The successful candidate should be capable of:
Accountability for technical delivery aspects on assigned projects through Full Development Life Cycle
Provide systems analysis skills including technical specifications
Develop new functionality on existing systems
Developing tools to automate operational support
Lean / agile development mind set
Act with integrity and embrace the philosophy of treating clients fairly
Developing systems for both high availability and scalability i.e. architecting for failure
Integrating and communicating in a technical environment
Developing using industry best practice & established RESTful design principles (when applicable)
Working in a software development team environment using source control and continuous integration
Applying problem solving skills to technical issues
A good knowledge of effective test automation techniques and methods
Focus on knowledge sharing, pairing, team support and joint problem solving to drive communal learning
Testable, clean, performance-oriented code that the team can support
Technical knowledge & experience
The successful candidate must have proficient knowledge of:
Experience developing REST Web API's using C# and .NET Core / .NET Framework
Experience working with the platforms and tools from major cloud service providers such as Microsoft Azure and AWS
Experience developing single page applications (SPAs) using Angular 2+ and/or React
Understanding of the Document Object Model (DOM) and DOM Functions
Working with continuous integration & deployment pipelines
Understanding of front-end state management tools like Mobx, Redux, NGXS, NgRx Store
Experience working with Document store databases e.g. Mongo DB, Cosmos DB
Strong knowledge of design patterns, refactoring, and unit testing.
Able to communicate well to various technical and non-technical audiences.
Use DevOps and Agile processes to deliver desired functionality quickly while iterating to continue development.
Knowledge of Infrastructure provisioning tools such as Terraform or ARM templates
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