Senior Software Engineer

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In a Nutshell

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Senior Software Engineers are responsible for working together to write clean code and deliver optimal outcomes. As part of the squad be responsible for contributing towards the designing and implementing solutions for a product line. You will be demonstrating your knowledge and practical experience, following coding standards and contributing to daily scrums, sprint reviews, retrospectives and refinements.

In your senior position you will be responsible for guiding and positively influencing other members of the engineering squad to follow the appropriate PR’s, testing and code reviews with the ultimate goal of writing quality, clean code.


  1. Working with the Technical Lead you will review and refine your deliverables to provide confidence in the technical delivery of functionality.
  2. Providing regular status updates on progress against the technical debt within domain area, escalating any risks or issues.
  3. Contributing to technical discussions which influence technical decisions for the squad.
  4. Working with squad members in pair programming or solo to write the software or configure the service that is being delivered in this initiative.
  5. Working with the Agile Enablement team to adopt tools and methodologies to delivery high quality software.
  6. Contributing to the appropriate guild where time might be saved, outcomes improved with the aim of shaping best practice.
  7. Working with your Chapter to ensure that the skills and knowledge in your discipline are always improving. 
  8. Contributing as a member of an agile team; attending team meetings, working closely with the Test Engineers and Product Owners in the squad and participating in initiative meetings.  
  9. Learning and developing your area of knowledge and domain expertise within the engineering function. 
  10. Proactively contributing to and suggest ways of improving engineering processes at ENSEK.
  11. Promoting and maintaining a positive ‘can do’ attitude, building collaborative working relationships with the whole engineering squad and sharing skills and knowledge, which includes mentoring Software Engineers.
  12. Adding value to the experience of our clients, colleagues and other relevant stakeholders through practicing and promoting the ENSEK values.

Key Skills

  1. Experienced Software Engineer from within a delivery focused environment
  2. Ability to analyse complex business problems and design workable technical solutions is a must
  3. Excellent knowledge of the software development life cycle, testing methodologies and implementation of end-to-end delivery within an Agile environment 
  4. Strong communication skills, able to clearly articulate status, risks and issues within the squad and with senior stakeholders  
  5. Values the importance of teamwork and experience of working as part of a remote, multi-disciplined team is advantageous
  6. Experience/knowledge of C#, SQL and Javascript  
  7. An interest in cloud-based technologies with experience being advantageous
  8. Experience of working in the Energy/Utilities would be advantageous but not essential