Software Implementation Engineer (200826)

  • Location: Gloucester
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Application end date: 14/10/22

About the role

We are in the process of undertaking a major strategic initiative, that will deliver a new General Insurance System to the business.  This is a very exciting time to join the team, as we look to take advantage of the IT transformation and provide real innovation to the business.  We will be working within an agile SCRUM framework, that will allow us to deliver regular value and enhancements to the business.  We would like you to be part of this transformation, to help us make configuration changes to our General Insurance System in order to meet business priorities

Key accountabilities

  • A positive, can-do approach which promotes the right culture and behaviours aligned with Ecclesiastical 
  • Develop, support and maintain our new packaged solution suite including:
    • Product configuration
    • Workflow set up and monitoring
    • Rules definition
    • Customisation of screen behaviour 
    • Financial data set-up
    • Document creation
  • Working in collaboration with the wider systems development and system test teams to ensure successful completion and implementation of changes. 
  • A desire to learn new skills with a willingness to be flexible in learning methods, being adaptable to change.
  • Having a clear understanding of a shared set of values and standards which focus on delivering exceptional customer service. 
  • Provide walkthrough’s of changes, handover documentation and skills transfer to others as required (testing, training and application support).
  • Working with senior developers, business analysts, and product owner to produce systems designs and specifications and validate designs produced by external suppliers.
  • Be accountable to the Scrum master for all development work.  
  • Configure applications that are fit-for-purpose and support wider Business Solutions Strategic & Legislative objectives.
  • Documented promotion of code between environments following the change control processes. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to understand and interpret business requirements in order to establish suitable technical solution.
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing which is appropriate to audience being engaged with.
  • Works within established boundaries whilst proactively seeking new ways of working SMARTER.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • A strong interest in technology and development practices. 
  • Experience in providing IT 3rd level application support.
  • Problem solving capabilities.
  • Confident communicator at all levels.
  • Good understanding of the Scrum framework, and experience of working in an agile development environment.  
  • Understanding of software design and software architecture principles.  
  • The ability to be resourceful, self-sufficient and to work independently as well as in an established team. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Having a keen eye for detail and the ability to interpret business requirements to create fit for purpose solutions. 
  • Previous experience in configuring IT systems and document creation to deliver timely business solutions.  
  • Knowledge of using Jira as a task management tool.
  • Ability to create medium complexity SQL statements.

What we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive Group Personal Pension
  • Annual Bonus scheme up to 24%
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • A holiday buy and sell scheme
  • An array of health and wellbeing benefits, including private healthcare