Contract Cloud / Software Engineer, Outskirts of Oxford.

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire Salary:
Sector: IT Type: contract

Supporting a Global Energy Company with offices on the outskirts of Oxford, we are looking a Cloud / Software Engineer. The focus of the role is the delivery of commercial web-based solutions for the energy sector. This will be for an initial 6 month contratct with attractive daily rates.

This work requires the successful applicant to have the flexibility to work across a broad technology stack, as well as being able to shape and influence the delivered solutions.

To be successful the applicant must be comfortable working in an Agile software development environment, be able to demonstrate strong initiative, as well as proactively collaborating with other groups. There is a strong focus for this role on delivering exceptional User Experience.

Therefore ability to analyse and understand user experience and behaviour and successfully transfer this into the design and development of the commercial deliveries is considered key.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to efficiently transition between technologies and programming languages (Java, .Net, JavaScript, SQL)
  • Ability to write clean and efficient code which includes high quality automated test coverage
  • Ability to work in a team environment that is fast-paced and follows Agile development practices
  • Ability to work to commercial deadlines
  • Good communication skills

Exposure to any of the following would be advantageous:

  • Commercial software development
  • Design and Architecture
  • Cloud Technology
  • Desktop Application
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Human Computer Interface
  • Security
  • User Experience Design
  • Web App and Micro services


Either: Bachelors/Masters in Computer science / Software engineering , or Masters or above in a mathematical, scientific or engineering discipline.

If you are interested in this role then please send across your latest CV or give me a call in the Manchetser Progressive offices.

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