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Junior or Graduate Software Engineer

Job Details
  • 5624
  • Crowder Consulting
  • Birkenhead, Merseyside
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Starting salary of £25,000 + some homeworking available

Graduate or Junior Software Engineer

Established in 1985, Crowder Consulting consists of a growing team of over 120 consulting engineers, software developers and data analysts. As an SME, we are one of a kind in the global water industry, having been at the leading edge of developing innovative consultancy, data, and field services solutions for water network management for over 30 years. Our focus is the support of our UK and International water operator clients with advanced solutions and high-quality services for their network management, leakage, and Non-revenue Water (NRW) reduction initiatives.    

Our flagship Netbase System is a data rich hub that acts as a Digital Twin of our client water operators’ networks, with a suite of best practice applications providing source to tap insights for network monitoring, operation, optimisation, management, and regulatory reporting. Our Netbase Digital Services Platform extends the value and insights of the Netbase data Hub, providing advanced web-based technologies and solutions supporting innovative analytics, operational, field services and leakage activities.

Our people are at the heart of what we do, and we’re proud to say we’ve been Investors in People accredited since 2004, testament to our dedication to support all colleagues with their career development. We are looking for Junior Software Engineers or Computer Science graduates to join our Development Team and help drive the ambitious roadmap for our cloud-based solutions and services.  

The Role – Graduate or Junior Software Engineer

As a Software Engineer, you’ll work with some of the latest technologies and be involved in the end-to-end software development life cycle. You’ll carry out requirements analysis working closely with our in-house domain experts; design, develop and test components, APIs, and applications; monitor and support operational systems and implement dev-ops best practice and research new technologies, prototyping and bringing innovation to our solutions.

Candidates should be enthusiastic about the latest software trends and technologies and have a willingness to learn, progress and grow within the team.

The Package

As a Junior or Graduate Software Engineer, you’ll benefit from:

  • A starting salary of £25,000 (or higher, dependent upon your experience, skills, and qualifications)
  • Permanent contract, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with flexible start times between 8am and 10am and finish times between 4:30pm and 6:30pm
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement that increases with length of service

We’re based in central Birkenhead, easily accessible with great transport links, with some homeworking available.

Our Requirements – Graduate or Junior Software Engineer

  • Degree level education in Computer Science or relevant subject and / or a foundation of experience within a similar software engineering role
  • Experience of a high-level programming language (Java, Python, NodeJS, TypeScript, C#)
  • Appreciation of Software Development practices and design (OOAD, DDD, TDD, patterns)

Although not essential, exposure to any of the following would be advantageous:

  • Developing desktop, web or mobile applications
  • Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP, Serverless, Containers) 
  • Web technologies (REST API, HTML5, JavaScript, Angular, React)
  • Database technologies (Oracle, MySQL, Mongo, DynamoDB, etc)
  • DevOps Practices and Tools (Configuration as code, CI/CD, Docker)
  • Experience of working in an agile environment

All applications for this Junior or Graduate Software Engineer vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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