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Software Engineer

Posted 11 months ago

Software Engineer


Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life, Be you’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company.
Are you ready for the challenge?


What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more. 
We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. 


About you:

You are a dynamic, skilled engineer with a passion for technology and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are strong team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the development pipeline along with the team. You are focused on delivering high quality solutions to given times lines and are comfortable in an agile scrum environment. You are constantly seeking to improve both your own skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic company. You will be expected to contribute to planning sessions as well as help with the technical evolution of our products.


Day-to-day, you will:

Design and develop software solutions to meet agreed acceptance criteria using a range of languages and technologies. Ensure engineering standards are established, known and followed within agile team
​Write clean, self-documenting code that is well structured, well-named, simple and easy to read
Actively contribute to requirements discussions and requirements analysis, and take responsibility for understanding scope, risk and complexity of changes
Analyse, identify and fix root cause of defects throughout the various layers of an application
Identify, compartmentalise and execute refactoring where commercially/technically necessary
Environment management, management and automation of deployments, understanding and administering of Engineering toolchain
Support the team’s sprint deliverables, through proactive contribution to planning, ownership of tasks, identification of dependencies and basic risk management
Actively promote a quality focussed approach within the team, showing ownership for QA activities and collaboration with the QA team. Prepared to test own work and that of others to ensure quality
Helps to ensure value is achieved through Engineering by understanding customer requirements, identifying dependencies and risk, and clearly communicating and escalating where appropriate


As a well-rounded Software Engineer, your Skills and Experiences likely include: 

.NET Core, C#, Web API, SQL, React (desirable but not essential)
Test-Driven Development understanding
Knowledge of SOLID and OOP principles
Awareness of and comfortable with cloud platforms (preferably Azure)
Awareness and understanding of event-driven and microservice solutions
Pragmatic, competitive and driven to continuously learn/improve
Open and collaborative style
Quick learning capability, easily picking up new technical concepts
Can commit to delivering and maintaining high standards


What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.
Healthy, friendly, and inclusive culture
Work - life balance
Hybrid/Remote working
Flexible working hours
Competitive salary package
Great Holiday Package (starting from 25)
Charity day – day off paid by the company for volunteering activities
Private Healthcare & Life Insurance
7 Card Sport Allowance
Meal tickets
Referral Bonus
Christmas Bonus
Big Break – all-inclusive holiday paid by the company
Other benefits
At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work, Love Life and Be you. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be who we are looking for.  
We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun! 
What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!  


Love Work. Love Life. Be You.