Job ID 332813
Are you an experienced Software Engineer looking to develop your career further working for a great company?
Help us produce quality IT solutions and services across our growing business here at Markel!
We have an exciting new opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our IT Solutions team here in Leeds. The role is based in our Leeds office but will involve hybrid working. This a key position as the breadth and complexity of our business requires first class IT solutions and systems. Working in an agile squad (and be part of a larger Software Engineering department), producing high quality IT solutions and services against agreed designs and in compliance with Markel and regulatory standards.
The department is friendly, fast paced and with a high volume of demand coming from our business units. The work is interesting and varied ranging from the creation of MVC browser based business applications through complex backend integrations delivered via API’s. You will be a passionate advocate for software engineering disciplines ensuring Markel remains at the forefront of IT delivery standard methodologies. The successful candidate will also mentor junior members of the team when needed.
What you’ll be doing:
Collaborating with your Scrum team colleagues (and wider Software Engineering team) to provide Markel with a world class Software Engineering capability
Producing high quality IT solutions and services against agreed designs and standards
Ensure the appropriate technology and level of complexity is used when delivering solutions
Using tools to deliver & maintain a high standard of code quality and appropriate documentation
Taking ownership to investigate and resolve service functionality related issues when necessary
Our Must Have’s:
* A proven track record working as a “hands-on” Software Engineer
* Proven skills in C# (.net), and .Net Core
* Experience of API integration frameworks such as Azure API Gateway or similar
* Experience of relational databases, data integration (SOA/API) and message bus (ESB) tools
* Agile project delivery and DevOps methodology and effective use in large Enterprises
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on understanding the actual needs
Our Nice To Have’s:
* Experience developing solutions & services in the Public Cloud (AWS/Azure) is highly advantageous
* Scaled Agile (SAFE) or other delivery methodologies
* Any experience working in a Speciality Commercial Insurance business is advantageous
Markel International (MINT) underwrites a diverse portfolio of property, casualty and marine insurance and reinsurance business on a world-wide basis. Markel International underwrites through Lloyds of London, and regionally through commercial insurance routes.
MINT is a division of the Markel Corporation, which markets and underwrites speciality insurance products and programmes to a variety of specialised markets. In each of these markets we seek to provide quality products and excellent customer service so that we can be a market leader. Our financial goals are to earn consistent underwriting profits and superior investment returns to build shareholder value.
At Markel, we hold the individual’s right to self-determination in the highest light, providing an atmosphere in which people can reach their personal potential. We respect our relationship with our suppliers and have a commitment to our communities. Above all we enjoy what we are doing. There is excitement at Markel, one that comes from innovating, creating, striving for a better way and sharing success with others.
What’s in it for you?
A great salary plus additional bonus, incentives & benefits
25 days’ paid holiday plus Bank Holidays, with the opportunity to buy / sell extra leave
Excellent company matched pension scheme, private medical and dental cover, life assurance, travel insurance cover, income protection, a cycle2work scheme, season ticket loan as well as other great benefits on offer
There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support to do just that!
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Markel celebrates the value of a diverse workforce that brings experience and expertise from various backgrounds and life circumstances. Whatever your background, if you feel you meet the requirements of this role then we want to hear from you. We are also happy to consider candidates who are looking for flexible working patterns.
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