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Senior Software Developer

Date: 12-Jul-2019

Location: Edinburgh, GB

Company: Royal London Group

(Senior) Software Developer


Permanent Contract

Closing date – 31st July 2019


At Royal London we want to attract the best talent to help us achieve our vision of becoming the most trusted and recommend financial company in the UK.

We are the largest mutual life, pensions and Investment Company in the UK, with Group funds under management of £118.9 billion and latest ProfitShare pay out to members of £142 million.  Group businesses provide around 9.0 million policies and employ 3,976 people (figures as of 05 Feb 2019). 

We have an exciting permanent role for a full stack Software Developer or Senior Developer to join the EpiServer team in Edinburgh. The role represents an opportunity join the team that deliver digital change to Royal London’s customer and intermediary websites.  

The purpose of this role is to design, develop, test and implement efficient solutions that meet business and customer requirements.  The team is a specialist team with accountabilities to deliver to a number of lines of business via a prioritised backlog, working closely with analysts and testers.


What will you be doing

  • Writing code that meets group standards, guidelines and quality gates for given technologies
  • Thoroughly testing all changes to ensure any issues are identified as early as possible
  • Supporting the safe implementation of solutions to production environment(s)
  • Contributing to the software development practice by sharing ideas and experience
  • Carrying out accurate impact assessments on changes to existing applications
  • Operating within RL Risk guidelines and controls
  • Contributing to process improvements and sharing best practice with the wider team



What we’re looking for

  • An experienced C# .NET developer
  • Experience with front-end libraries (Angular/Angular.js/React/Bootstrap)
  • JavaScript/CSS experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • You will be comfortable working in a close-knit team environment



Skills that will help you in the role

  • While it would be useful to have some EpiServer expertise, it is not essential. 
  • Broad experience of reading API documentation and interfacing with 3rd party APIs
  • Experience with automated regression testing tools
  • SQL DB skills
  • Experience of working in an agile environment



What we offer

  • We've always been proud to reward employees by offering a number of benefits
    such as Pensions and Protection, Performance and role-related benefits, Lifestyle and Wellbeing 
  • Our culture comes from within, or to put it another way, it comes from our people. It’s what makes Royal London a great place to work.
  • Our People Promise is something we live up to every day. We know we can rely on you, and you can expect plenty from us in return.
  • Glassdoor have ranked as among the best places to work and this year we entered the top 10 


We are an equal opportunities employer. We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning team. We believe that embracing difference makes us stronger. Our diverse people bring us different skills – whatever their educational background, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

In fact, the first pillar of our People Promise is designed to make sure you 'work somewhere inclusive'. We want to live up to this promise; it’s good for our people and good for our customers too, because our workforce should reflect our communities.

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