Arbor Education is a socially-driven EdTech company on a mission to transform the way schools work, using smarter, hassle-free tools. Arbor’s Management Information System (MIS) is currently used by over 1,000 schools, helping staff save time whilst improving student outcomes. The company, whose Customer and Sales Office made its home in Leeds 4 years ago, recently decided to establish a new development and engineering function in the City, a decision which was an easy one considering the City's strategic location, its fast-paced environment and the large body of potential employees.
SKills and experience required: Experienced with either Python or Go in a production environment for 3+ years. Understanding and experience of cloud architecture patterns . Aptitude in programming for reliability and testability. A strong track record producing secure, reliable, and scalable systems. Ability to communicate collaboratively and effectively in technical and non-technical domains, with local and remote teams.
Experience working on Redhat Enterprise Linux v7 - Previous experience in Platform build and automation of Linux platforms - Able to use Ansible to automate apps and IT infrastructure - Bash or Perl Scripting experience We’d love experience with AWS or Azure however this is not essential – you will get the opportunity to work it though!
Test Engineers are responsible for conducting exploratory testing to ensure the software created by the delivery team meets the needs of the business. You will work with the delivery team and support functions of the business. The purpose of a test engineer is to verify that delivered software either behaves as expected or to highlight areas where behaviour is not as expected.
Tech Stack: Cloud providers: AWS and GCloud Kubernetes, Docker, Helm Terraform Prometheus, Elastic, Grafana Kotlin/JVM (backend) TypeScript (web frontend) Flutter (mobile frontend) Bash, Python (scripting, misc tasks) Jenkins, Github Actions
Essential skills and experience: Strong programming skills (object-oriented and/ or functional) - particularly in Python. Strong analytical skills. SQL and persistence technologies. Solid hands-on experience with ETL tooling. Ability to demonstrate a growth mindset and a willingness to learn. Excellent teamwork skills across various specialisms. Curiosity to explore different technologies.
Commercial experience as a QA engineer in an enterprise SaaS business, writing and executing test plans. Writing SQL queries to extract and validate data directly from database tables. You’re comfortable creating documentation, reporting on issues found, how they impact the customer and clear steps for reproduction. You have experience working with Product Managers to understand business requirements, and define acceptance criteria and test strategies around them. You are at home working in a fast paced agile environment.
Essential for this post: • Bachelor’s or Master’s in photonics, electrical engineering, or related discipline/comparable industry experience (PhD is desirable). • Experience designing and testing optical and electrical components and sub-systems. • Complex problem-solving skills. • Excellent team working skills. • Excellent planning and organisational skills. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Essential Skills Line Management Experience. Microsoft Azure Certifications. Strong knowledge of Splunk. Strong knowledge of Windows Server Infrastructure and configuration. Strong knowledge of Web Services, Web Apps/ IIS etc. Strong knowledge of Networking, i.e. routing/ DNS etc. Strong knowledge of Virtualization, Vmware/ HyperV. Strong knowledge of Azure and Aws Cloud technologies. Firewall configuration and troubleshooting. Proactive platform monitoring. Load Balancer Setup and Configuration. Active Directory Setup and configuration. Planning for and executing patching of servers, using tools such as WSUS. Powershell knowledge. Database knowledge.
We are looking for developers who are equally as excited abut Data and want to work across different problems, projects and clients and who genuinely care about the end to end data space (including engineering, science, quality, analytics and BI). You’ll be a programmer at heart with a passion for code as well as an understanding of application architectures. The technology we use varies between clients so although we value specialists, we encourage our engineers to become technology polyglots and provide training and mentoring to support with this. This means an appetite to learn is a must!
Knowledge of the insurance industry is desirable but not essential. If you have experience in Atlassian Cloud Suite, GitHub Enterprise Cloud, Jfrog Artifactory and AWS this would be advantageous. Experience of coding – shell scripting and Python are essential, other languages are advantageous. Practical experience of running Developer Tools and Services – experience with following products would be beneficial: Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, GitHub Enterprise. Experience of AWS cloud service. Integration patterns and approaches as well as end-to-end testing. Experience in supporting Production service. Excellent communication skills.
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