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Software Engineering Specialist

BT Security
Blackwood, United Kingdom
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

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Job Req ID: 40395375

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary: Competitive

Why this job matters

Platforms and infrastructure we are responsible for is nationally critical with over 10 million customers, enabling them to connect to their Broadband, Wi-Fi, and various hybrid products and services. The service data our platforms generate supports many activities such as cyber defence, capacity and network management, Quality of Service analysis and more! We are transforming our platforms to ensure we make the best use of the latest cloud technologies putting automation and data at the heart of everything we do.

The Data and Authentication Team brings together Design, Development, Test and Technical Services all under one roof. Collectively we work in an Agile/Scrum model, uniquely positioning us to exploit the best of SRE/DevOps practices.
Primary function of this role is to provide software solution engineering capability in the evolution and ongoing management of the platforms, working closely with our stakeholders and other teams.

What you'll be doing

Experience in Software Solution Development
Experience in Full-Stack software development
Lead the end-to-end technical delivery of large complex projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders, identifying dependencies, risks, issues, costs, and providing accurate reporting.
Understanding of CI/CD concepts and experience with automated pipelines
Experience of working with Cloud technologies and providers
Experience of working with Infrastructure as Code tools and technologies

Experience with Ruby, Python or Java
Experience in building, maintaining and orchestrating docker containers with docker compose, Kubernetes is a plus.

The skills you'll need

Agile Development
Database Design/Development
APIs/Web Service Integration
Microservices/Service Oriented Architecture
Cloud Computing
Software Testing
Application Development
Software Development Lifecycle
Project/Programme Management
Decision Making
Growth Mindset
Inclusive Leadership

Our leadership standards

Looking in:
Leading inclusively and Safely
I inspire and build trust through self-awareness, honesty and integrity.
Owning outcomes
I take the right decisions that benefit the broader organisation.

Looking out:
Delivering for the customer
I execute brilliantly on clear priorities that add value to our customers and the wider business.
Commercially savvy
I demonstrate strong commercial focus, bringing an external perspective to decision-making.

Looking to the future:
Growth mindset
I experiment and identify opportunities for growth for both myself and the organisation.
Building for the future
I build diverse future-ready teams where all individuals can be at their best.

With over 175 years of heritage, BT is now the flagship business brand of BT Group. We've brought together our best people and capabilities into a B2B powerhouse serving 1.2 million business customers internationally.

We're a global leader for secure connectivity and collaboration platforms for businesses of all shapes and sizes, from big household names and government departments, right through to sole traders and new start-ups. But it's not just the technology that matters, it's what it can do to help them build stronger, smarter, more secure businesses.

We value diversity and inclusion and believe in making a positive impact. We connect for good by championing digital inclusion and equipping people, businesses, and communities with digital skills to thrive.

As a member of our team, you will be part of an organisation that celebrates difference, fosters innovation and provides you with opportunities to be your best. With millions of businesses relying on us daily, joining BT means you can be part of a diverse and multi-skilled team that makes a significant impact to society.


Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you're a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.


Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

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