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Senior Software Engineer (0457)

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dnata Travel Group, part of the Emirates Group, includes the brands of Gold Medal, Netflights, Travelbag, Travel Republic, and Sunmaster. These brands are based at offices across the UK including Preston (Leyland), Kingston-upon-Thames, Chester and Halifax.

We are now recruiting for experienced Senior Software Engineers based at our flagship office in Leyland. In this role you will work both independently and collaboratively to help design and implement high quality, complex software solutions using best development practices.

The dnata Travel engineering team are responsible for the growth and evolution of in-house developed travel platforms and integrate with a number of 3rd party platforms. These platforms are being developed and rolled out across multiple brands, departments and teams within the group.

You will be joining a smart, experienced, fast-moving team working in an agile environment , who continue to explore new technologies, tools & techniques to both grow the platforms and to service the growing needs of the business that the platforms supports.

As a Senior Engineer, you will have a proven strong software development background to be able to provide guidance and mentoring to the development team and QA staff, while helping to deliver the product roadmap. You should have in-depth experience of working on multi-tier, high volume, transactional systems and an in-depth knowledge of key technology theories and architectures. You should have experience of developing and supporting API’s and micro services supplying a service to both internal and external customers. We needs you to also have great client-facing skills to develop great relationships with other technology groups and the business.

In order to be considered for this role, we need you to experience of the following:-

  • SOLID code principles
  • Expert in C# and JavaScript and ideally experience in some other languages such as F#, VB .NET, Java, Scala, Python, Clojure, Golang etc.
  • Using 3rd party .Net libraries and NuGet
  • Expert in IIS, HTTP, Windows & Web Services, Web API, Web sockets, Web farms, Load balancing etc.
  • Parallel programming e.g. Reactive Extensions
  • Understanding of MS SQL/Mongo Query Plans
  • ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) e.g. SSIS
  • Able to prioritise work and tracking progress

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This role is based at our fantastic state-of-the art office in Leyland, just 10 minutes from junction 29 of the M6. Our on-site facilities include free car parking, on-site restaurant and break out area with a pool table and free wifi, shopping & social events

Our people also enjoy benefits including 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, life assurance, pension scheme, travel discounts, cycle-to-work scheme and low cost health care for you and your family.

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Lancaster House, Centurion Way, Leyland, Lancashire, UK, PR26 6TX
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