Senior Engineer

Recruiter
House of Fraser
Location
London (West)
Salary
Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted
08 Oct 2016
Closes
20 Oct 2016
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Senior engineer to join our Change Delivery Team. You’ll be r esponsible for ensuring that all software engineering components of the solutions are delivered to a high level of quality and align with agreed architecture standards. Key Responsibilities Applying and adhering to good software engineering practices (e.g. TDD and BDD, continuous integration, automated tests, pair programming, code reviews) Driving the adoption of best practice techniques within the engineering team, and influence colleagues to make the best development decisions by keeping skills up to date and sharing specialist knowledge Supporting the engineering team by providing technical advice and guidance, and ensuring they are maintaining a high quality standard of delivery Responsibility for taking ownership of delivery and meeting the development goal (along with the wider engineering team) Working collaboratively with other Senior Engineers sharing good practices and ensuring consistency in the ways of working across teams Working with development teams to ensure that fit-for-purpose solutions are developed and implemented as per the detailed design and that potential technical issues are resolved early Skills and Experience Track record of successfully delivering large or complex IT programmes/ projects through the full lifecycle Proven ability to lead engineering teams developing good practices and driving continuous improvement in performance Understanding of engineering principles and the application and execution within an e-commerce environment, e.g. pair programming, code reviews Good knowledge of software engineering practices including: BDD, TDD, continuous delivery and integration, full automation Understanding of agile development principles and the application and execution within an e-commerce environment, e.g. pair programming, code reviews Good experience of using continuous delivery technologies, tools and methods, e.g. Jenkins, Github If you’d like to find out more about our Technology function and the transformation programmes we’re running, check out the Digital and Technology section on our careers site: http://careers.houseoffraser.co.uk/head-office/technology/ This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66836169