Senior Software Engineer (Perm)

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Salary Negotiable
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed


Meraki Talent is working in collaboration with a successful energy firm to hire a senior software engineer to be based in their Edinburgh office. The squad would be working on a building an enterprise platform which can be integrated with other parts of the business, this requires fullstack work and someone who has extensive core back end competency in Java or Python. They typically use React on the front end, but would be interested in other skills. 

Responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer

  • Establishing an enterprise platform in collaboration with a team of seniors
  • Maintaining existing product, by offering upgrades and new features 
  • Moving outdated legacy product onto microservices to encourage efficiency 
  • Working with junior developers to encourage training and development opportunities 

Background of the Senior Software Engineer

  • Proven development and mentoring skills, that is evidenced through tangible achievements 
  • Senior competency in Java or Python 
  • Senior competency in Javascript, HTML5, CSS, React
  • Previous experience working with microservices is ideal
  • Continuous integration/automation experience is also desirable 
  • Worked with a serverless mindset, in using AWS or Azure in previous projects.

Is this job for you?  At Meraki, we love recruitment and love words. Is this you?


Michael wants: Java, Python, HTML5, CSS, React, Microservices, Azure, AWS


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Recruitment Consultant- Software Development

Michael Palkowski

Michael Palkowski is an experienced IT recruitment consultant, who works closely with a portfolio of clients to find dedicated and passionate software developers to work on a perm basis, across a range of projects (front end, back end and full stack) in the East of Scotland. He is also an experienced business and social science academic with extensive project expertise using quantitative and qualitative data sources.