Specialist design engineer

Job Req ID:  562
Posting Date:  23-Sep-2022
Function:  Software Engineering

Adastral Park Orion BLDG B62, Ipswitch, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with bonus and benefits - D Band

Senior Fullstack Software Engineer - Ipswich 


Why this role matters

Voice has always been a key part of our business and the transition to IP based solutions has opened up opportunities for changing how everyone interacts with their services.

When you join us a Software Engineer you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of  a team building these future services and helping to define how people consume these services.

You’ll be able to use your skills to simplfy how our customers connect with each other.




What you’ll be doing:

The role is for an enthusiastic, passionate senior software engineer responsible for taking BT forward.

You’ll be:

  • Writing high performance, well tested code.
  • Leading other developers and reporting to wider stakeholders
  • Working with other developers to develop and share your knowledge.
  • Working in a team delivering “full stack” software – from frontend portals, to middle ware to backend depending on what’s required.
  • Wanting to learn new things and keen to bring the team onboard with new ideas.
  • Building pixel-perfect, buttery smooth UIs across both mobile platforms.
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms.
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native.
  • Reach out to the open-source community to encourage and help implement mission-critical software fixes—React Native moves fast and often breaks things.
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality.
  • Debug issues in native app code.


We’ll also need these

  • Git for source control
  • Agile Development using Scrum and Jira
  • CI and CD experience
  • Knowledge of functional and object-oriented programming
  • Rock solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
  • Understanding of REST APIs, the document request model, and offline storage
  • Experience with automated testing suites, like Jest
  • Knowledge of Microservice, Kubernetes and Cloud infrastructure.


About BT

BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.

About British Telecom
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..