Offers “CGI”

24 days agoCGI

Senior Software Engineer (Java)

  • Reading (Reading)
  • IT development

Job description

Position Description:

If your coding skills are backed up with a talent for solving problems, we will give you the opportunity to have real-world impact and purpose. Working in our Central Government business unit, our Software Engineers are trusted to work closely with a wide range of clients on exciting projects with real-world critical purpose and positive impact on UK Citizens' lives. These roles are to work on a flagship Programme with one of our key UK Government clients within the Law Enforcement sector helping to keep UK citizens safe.
CGI was recognised in the Sunday Times Best Places to Work List 2024. We offer a competitive salary, excellent pension, private healthcare, plus a share scheme (3.5% + 3.5% matching) which makes you a member not just an employee. We are committed to inclusivity, building a genuinely diverse community of tech talent and inspiring everyone to pursue careers in our sector, including our Armed Forces, and are proud to hold a Gold Award in recognition of our support of the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant. Join us and you’ll be part of an open, friendly community of experts. We’ll train and support you in taking your career wherever you want it to go. These roles are offered on a hybrid working basis – you will be required to work in Reading and/or London 2/3 days a month.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As a Senior Software Engineer you’ll join a flagship UK Government programme working on a project that helps protect UK citizens’ lives. Working as part of a well-functioning team, you'll immediately add Java expertise at an important stage of the project cycle.
You’ll also discover:
• A unique level of variety across different clients and industry sector.
• Further interesting and challenging projects to stretch your skills
• Training and support specifically tailored to give you the right skills for your career/role – including accreditation and certifications
• Impactful work that makes a real difference in our communities
• A supportive tech community across CGI, with regular meet-ups, discussions, and shared best practice

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Essential skills to be successful in this role:
• Broad knowledge of JAVA / JAVA EE - current and legacy versions, including best practices and patterns for code migrations
• Knowledge of best practices regarding continuous Integration/Delivery Pipelines (Jenkins or similar)
• Experience in setting up Test Automation Frameworks (Selenium, Cucumber, REST Assured)
• Configuration As Code (e.g. Jenkinsfile, Ansible or similar)
• Continuous Inspection Tooling (for example SonarQube)
• Sound understanding of DevOps principles, practices and philosophy
• Experience in Spring Boot

You'll also need demonstrable experience and competency in the following:
• Java engineering and general software architecture
• Software lifecycle automation and best practices
• Problem solving complemented by good analytical and reasoning abilities
• Awareness of security concerns and best practices
• Deployment and management of large-scale systems
Desirable skills include:
• Cloud Providers (Azure, AWS)
• Configuration Management Tooling (GitLab or similar)
• Project/Issue Management Tooling (JIRA or similar)
• Infrastructure As Code (ARM Templates, Terraform)
• Containerisation (Docker, Podman) and Container Orchestration Systems (Docker Swarm, Kubernetes)
All applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (SC) level.


·  .NET
·  C#
·  GitLab
·  Java
·  Leadership
·  Mobile Application Management
·  PowerShell
·  PowerShell
·  Spring Boot
·  SQL Server

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

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