Central England Co-Operative Careers

Software Engineer
Full Time

£Up to £48,000
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IT & Digital - Staffordshire

Job Description

As one of the UK’s largest Co-operative societies our colleagues are the key to our success, which is why we want the very best people as part of our team.

About the role

Reporting into the Software Engineering Manager, you will enjoy a varied and exciting role as a software engineer. You will be responsible for the development of in-house applications, integrations of third-party applications, continuous improvement activities. You will also be assigned to projects as part of the IT & Digital workstreams.

You will

Build and develop IT solutions that meet business requirements.

Deliver all development activity in lines with agreed plans and timescales.

Represent the software engineering team in project meetings providing updates and raising risks where appropriate.

Be an advocate for the IT & Digital function in the move to agile ways of working.

About you

Experience of delivering developments in both an Agile and Waterfall methodologies

Able to build and develop against defined coding standards

Experience of compliance to ITIL processes; such as change management

Delivery developments on time and to a high standard

Create technical specifications

Will foster great relations across the IT & Digital functions to share knowledge

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Central England Co-operative

Central England Co-operative is one of the most successful independent co-operatives in the UK with gross sales in excess of £1bn and over 8,800 colleagues operating across 16 counties from the heart of England to its eastern shores.

Central England Co-operative colleague enjoy a wide range of benefits, including Society Membership, colleague discount on purchases, pension and health scheme.

Our main business activities include retail food and funeral services, although our diverse retail interests range from coffin manufacture to florist shops and travel agents, as well as the management of a significant property portfolio.

At Central England Co-operative Society we are all individual, like you. We value your individuality and welcome applications from all members of society regardless of personal characteristics.

We have an ambitious growth strategy centered on new site development to deliver continued success. In 2013 we were proud to be named UK Co-operative of the Year in recognition of the contribution we make to our members, local communities, the environment and wider society, as well as our strong business performance.