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.
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!
Who we're looking for: A passionate team player with great mentoring skills. Demonstrated experience working full stack with a passion for PHP and React or a willingness to learn Extensive experience of Object Oriented languages and software development. An understanding of relational database technologies. A positive and proactive attitude towards problem solving. Experience writing API’s and services within a service oriented environment. A team player mentality, willing to muck in and help others when needed, A nature of asking questions and actively participating in discussions. Good written and spoken English - our HQ is based in London.
If you are a passionate team leader and have great mentoring skills, these are the other attributes we're looking for: Past experience successfully leading engineering teams. A passion for PHP or at a willingness to learn Strong communicator, able to express ideas and solutions clearly to management teams. Extensive experience of Object Oriented languages and software development. An understanding of relational database technologies. A positive and proactive attitude towards problem solving. A team player mentality, willing to muck in and help others when needed, A nature of asking questions and actively participates in discussions.
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.
Extensive experience of Object Oriented languages and software development. Understanding of software engineering principles, such as SOLID, DRY etc. Understanding of relational database technologies. A positive and proactive attitude to problem solving. Experience of writing API’s and services within a service oriented environment. A team player, willing to muck in and help others when needed, driven personality who asks questions and actively participates in discussions. Good written and spoken English so you can present your ideas - our HQ is based in London. Minimum 2 years experience in software development.
Skills and experience required - Working knowledge of at least one Cloud provider (PaaS, IaaS, SaaS). : Some experience of version control within software development. : Ideally have some experience of continuous development and continuous integration. : Broader knowledge of IT – Networking, platform, hardware, security principles. : Experience of writing databases queries (eg in SQL, Mongo, MySQL, postgres) : At least one scripting language preferably Python. : Innovative problem solving which may include code reviews.
Required skills and experience that will be assessed at the interview stage - Typescript : HTML + dynamic templates such as Handlebars : CSS + pre-processor language such as Sass : Any MVC framework such as Ember.js, : Angular, Vue.js or React : Strong UI/UX principles : GraphQL : Testing strategies : Software design principles : Git and more... Awareness of web security concerns Coding for accessibility
Some of the requirements for this post: Experienced engineer with 3+ years in a primarily .NET background. : You have the foundation of a full-stack engineer and an eagerness to learn new technologies outside .NET. : Passionate about engineering, you expand your knowledge and advance your learning through research and being creative with your own personal projects. : You have an appreciation of Agile and DevOps ways of working. : You appreciate the bigger picture, you are confident to contribute your ideas to the team on new technologies, solutions and delivery approaches.
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