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Senior Software Consultant

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Sopra Banking Software is one of the fastest growing global Fintech companies, featured in IDC Fintech Top 100 Rankings! We build the technology that powers the world’s best financial institutions, enabling millions of people to access better financial services.

We are committed to employing a diverse and creating an inclusive culture where all our people can be themselves and succeed on merit. So if this sounds like a culture you would like to be part of then be assured that we will welcome your application.

We believe our people are our greatest asset. We actively encourage the professional development of our employees with on the job training, learning from our subject matter experts, access to our Sopra University e-learning, and the benefit of external training opportunities.

As part of our hiring process new employees will be required to pass a confidential consumer credit check and DBS check. This is a straight forward credit check for CCJ’s, bankruptcy and a criminal record check, however if you wish to know more about what is or is not acceptable please ask our recruitment team.


Sopra Banking Software is currently seeking a Senior Software Consultant to join our rapidly expanding customer dedicated team. As a Senior Software Consultant, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary scrum team that offers tailor-made solutions to our customers. You will be based in our Durham or Sheffield offices, but must be flexible and able to travel as and when required.

A Senior Software Consultant is expected to:

• Write the source code, support the team by offering knowledge regarding IT infrastructure and the technical platform.
• To realise this, you don’t only need a passion for IT but you also need a clear and open view on all the business aspects and the specific banking context of the clients. This means you have to understand and learn how a bank really works (back-office, payments, money transfers..).
• Analyse the requirements of our clients and translate those in concrete solutions, together with the rest of the team.
• Assist the 1st and the 2nd line support team whenever necessary to resolve technical incidents
• Root-cause analysis together with the R&D team in case of technical incidents and implement the solutions at the client side afterwards
• Write technical documentation that illustrate your problem solving thinking
• Coach new and existing colleagues, sharing best development practises and


The ideal candidate will have:

• Circa 5 years’ experience developing object-orientated Java applications with Spring framework
• Degree educated;
• A experience of working closely with customers and end users
• Experience of working in an Agile environment
• Experience in defining solution architecture
• A proven track record in taking the development lead in solution building
• Ability to lead and manage a development team


Required – Java and Oracle languages, JBoss, Hibernate and Spring frameworks and SOA knowledge
Desirable – C/C++, HTML, CSS, JS, bash/ksh languages, JQuery, Apache CXF frameworks, and API design, web security, SaaS.


By joining the Sopra Banking Software team you will enjoy our excellent rewards and benefits schemes including a 6% pension contribution, employee share scheme (buy one get one free), an option to buy or sell holiday days, medical insurance, critical illness cover, a health cash plan, and an openness to discussing flexible working arrangements, plus many more excellent benefits.

Salary range of £30,000 - £40,000 p/a

  • Placed on:Tue 4 February 2020
  • Location: Durham or Sheffield

Sopra Banking UK

Office 1 The Square, 2 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ Sheffield
United Kingdom

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