Software Engineer, Trade Store Job in London at NatWest Group –
This role is based in the United Kingdom and as such all normal working days must be carried out in the United Kingdom.
Join us as a Software Engineer, Trade Store
This is an opportunity for a technically minded individual to join us as a Software Engineer
You’ll be working with new and innovative technology to deliver high impact solutions
The Trade Store Team is part of Shared Services Technology, responsible for creating and maintaining a large scale key-value store used by over 50 systems in the bank
What you’ll do
Sitting within a team responsible for maintaining and developing the Trade Store which is the main storage and distribution hub of the bank’s trades, you’ll apply widely agreed software engineering principles and methodologies to design, develop, test and maintain applications and services. As such, you’ll achieve the stated business and technology goals within required budgets and timelines. We’ll also look to you to oversee the quality of work, making sure that it meets the technical standards for all services output.
Design and develop reusable libraries and APIs for use across the bank
Design and develop software that is amenable for a greater automation of build, release testing and deployment process on all environments
Drive the reuse and sharing of platform components and technologies within the software engineering teams
Deliver software components to enable the delivery of platforms, applications and services
Write unit and integration tests, in automated test environments to ensure code quality
The skills you’ll need
You’ll need extensive knowledge of, and a strong background in software engineering, software design or database design and architecture, as well as extensive experience of developing software in a SOA or micro-services paradigm. You should also have development experience in a programming language, experience of using industry recognised frameworks and development tooling, and a background of implementing programming best practice, especially around scalability, availability and performance.
You’ll have demonstrable experience in core Java 8+, data structures, IO, multithreading, concurrency, and of implementing programming best practice, especially around public APIs, distributed systems, scalability, high availability and performance. Experience of C#, gRPC, Netty, RX, puppet, big data, cloud, or infrastructure would be beneficial.
You’ll also need:
Extensive experience of test-driven development alongside the use of automated test frameworks, mocking and stubbing and unit testing tools
Demonstrable knowledge of either MongoDB or Kafka at enterprise scale
Knowledge of the key phases of software delivery lifecycle and established software development methodologies
Experience of working in an environment where products must be delivered to specific timescales
An understanding of how to translate product and business requirements into technical solutions
The ability to understand and support, modify and maintain systems and code developed by other engineering teams
If you need any adjustments to support your application, such as information in alternative formats or special requirements to access our buildings, or if you’re eligible under the Disability Confident Scheme please contact us and we’ll do everything we can to help.
About the Company
Company: NatWest Group –
Company Location: London