£50000 - £65000/annum + Benefits
Sutton, Greater London
Permanent | Full Time
Senior Software Developer - ICIS
You will be joining a team of highly capable developers working on enterprise class applications in collaboration with content experts in their field and commercial stakeholders to deliver game changing, market-leading products. The successful candidate will need to hit the ground running, with a proven track record in software development.
Skills & Experience
Experience working with and manipulating data
Experience of TDD and Object Oriented principles
Strong interpersonal and stakeholder skills
Excellent problem solving skills
A real interest and passion for software development and high quality code
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a technical / IT field
The successful candidate will join a dynamic team working in a friendly atmosphere with a focus on quality and a passion for delivering applications that exceed client expectations.
So who are RBI and ICIS?
RBI is a global online media and information business cited amongst the world’s top-100 ‘online superpowers’. We have an international portfolio of market leading brands (including ICIS, Accuity, Flight Global and New Scientist) that spans Western Europe, North America, China, Singapore, Australia and beyond; we’re also part of the FTSE 100 RELX Group, a global media and publishing group with a history spanning several hundred years and revenues in the region of $10bn. As one of the largest brands within RBI, ICIS has a global staff of more than 800, is the world’s largest petrochemical market information provider and has a fast growing energy information business. ICIS provides prices, news, analysis, insight and consultancy.
How important is technology to ICIS?
Technology is a central part of the ICIS business. The technology team provides the online products and systems to collect and distribute ICIS data to our global audience. We also create innovative sources of new insight – for example modelling of power demands, processing of European gas flows or tracking/predicting in real-time worldwide ship movements. We use modern technologies, work almost exclusively in the cloud and focus on agile development approaches.
What’s it like to work here?
Outstanding - you’ve probably already got a feel for what we do and the technology we’re involved with but what’s really stands us out from the crowd is our culture. We’re an agile, dynamic and forward thinking organisation who understands the importance of looking after our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life.
In addition to all of this we offer the following 'core' benefits:
25 days holiday with the option to buy 5.
2 paid charity days (as a business we do a lot of charity work)
Pension and life assurance scheme
SAYE Share Options Scheme
There are also AIP (bonus), car allowance, and medical benefits available at more senior levels within the business.
And what about your career?
Career development is a big thing for us and we take our PDP (personal development plan) process very seriously; we want you to learn and progress quickly in the direction you want to go and we will provide you with the training and support to achieve that at the right pace. The great thing about us career-wise is that we’re a company made up of leading online businesses so you can develop in three dimensions, vertically through the business, across different brands, and across different functions (if you fancy a change). We’re also an increasingly international business and are often able to offer overseas opportunities either as secondments or on a permanent basis.
RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Women in technology:
RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and hasbeen a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 24% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:
•Mentoring scheme for women in technology
•Women’s network forum
•Regularly runevents for schools girl about careers in technology to inspirethe next generation of girls in tech.
RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter. Click on the link to find out more.
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