Software Engineer - Back End

  • Up to £45,000 plus pension and medical insurance
  • Maidstone, Kent
  • Church International

This role is for a Software Engineer with C# Full Stack experience, working in the Platform scrum team with a focus on backend/platform development. The role will be responsible for application service development; working closely with other multi-disciplined engineers in the team to complete analysis, feasibility, design and implementation of requirements from both internal and external customers to deliver application services into the Pre-Production and Production environments.


• Analysing business requirements to ensure feasibility and documenting design of implementation

• Writing high quality code, and unit tests in line with company coding standards to satisfy requirements

• Identifying deficiencies within the system and providing clearly documented recommendations for resolution

• Act on reported problems raised by production teams in a timely manner

• Provide clear and concise release documentation to Network Operations team to assist with application deployment


• Create, maintain, and execute unit tests

• Isolate software problems and produce clear and detailed analysis to fix the associated problem

• Verify implementation of work items against defined acceptance criterion

• Participate in planning, reviews, retrospectives, and estimations with the Platform team

• Provide clear and concise solution improvements for applications and services

• Embracing new technologies and development techniques to help improve solution quality, security, and performance

• Develop expertise in the development environment, including but not limited to databases, networking, and service configurations



• Experience with Distributed Systems and Microservices

• Excellent knowledge of C# .NET with at least 3 years commercial experience

• Experience in creating and consuming both RESTful and SOAP API’s

• Experience of OOP and SOLID principles, especially IOC and DI


• Experience with .Net Core and Standard

• Experience of queueing technologies, such as RabbitMQ or NServiceBus

• Experience of C# 5.0 (.NET Framework 4.5)

• Knowledge of Mongo, Cassandra, ElasticSearch and SQL database technologies

• Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment

• Experience of virtualization utilising Microsoft Azure, Virtual Machine Manager, and Docker

• Practical experience Team Foundation Server / Visual Studio Team Services

• Experience of automated deployment tools such as Octopus Deploy

• Knowledge of DevOps, Continuous Integration and Automated Deployments



• Excellent analytical abilities with keen attention to detail

• Methodical

• Highly organised

• Strong collaboration/team player

• Willingness to step outside comfort zones


• Mature approach to the business

• Ability to communicate will all levels of the organisation

• Logically minded


The role will primarily be based in the Maidstone office; however, the need may arise to travel and visit other office locations within the UK. Some projects meetings may also be held at customer sites.

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