Senior Software Developer (Cross Trainers Welcome)

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United Kingdom




GBR London Victoria

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Description and Requirements

BMC Software helps leading companies around the world put technology at the forefront of business transformation, improving the delivery and consumption of digital services. From mainframe to cloud to mobile, BMC delivers innovative IT management solutions that have enabled more than 15,000 customers to leverage complex technology into extraordinary business performance - increasing their agility and exceeding anything they previously thought possible.  

Discovery Development team: We are a small R&D team within BMC Software, based in Victoria in London. We build and maintain the market leading Discovery product. You can find out more about the product itself here. The team consists of 7 QA engineers and 13 Developers. We are passionate about the product we build and place quality and customer satisfaction as our top priorities. We also believe that working in the team should be enjoyable and to this end we have an excellent working environment, a relaxed atmosphere and we have regular ‘innovation days’ where everyone works on side projects. We believe a happy team is a productive team.

The team follows agile principles and we have a continuous delivery pipeline which we are always striving to improve with faster builds and better automated tests.

Find out more about the team here - 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in team design discussions
  • Research and design new features
  • Document design decisions
  • Write unit tests
  • Write and test clean, module, well commented code
  • Review code from other developers     
  • Engage early with QA engineers
  • Attend and contribute to the daily stand-up 

Skills required:

  • Highly skilled developer who can write clean efficient code and is passionate about code quality, testing and loves to develop new things.
  • Discovery is mainly in Python, but there is also a little C++ and a growing amount of JavaScript on the frontend. We don’t insist on you being an existing Python expert, since we believe the level of developer we are looking for could switch languages fairly quickly if required.
  • Broad range of skills and knowledge of some scripting languages and network protocols would be advantageous

Some additional nice to have skills:

  • Experience using and interacting with Amazon Web Services
  • Kubernetes, Docker, Containers in general
  • Software as a service (SaaS) in general
  • Graph databases
It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors.