Software Engineer - Aspose, PCL, PostScript, PDF

Software Engineer £36,000 - £45,000 per annum depending on experience Permanent role with excellent benefits including bonus 100% remote based role – you MUST live in the UK

The Software Engineer will be joining a growing Engineering Team within an exciting international corporate that provides Technology Systems, Software & Solutions to the Insurance industry across the globe.

As a permanent staff member, the Software Engineer can choose hybrid working from the company’s offices in West Yorkshire, alternatively, you can choose to work remotely from home - anywhere within the UK.

The salary varies from £36,000 up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience.

The minimum required to be considered for this role is:

Excellent knowledge of SQL (MySQL, SQLite or Postgresql) Strong knowledge of Linux Experience within Shell scripting and Perl Relevant experience or Degree educated, or equivalent vocational qualifications (NVQ, City & Guild) 

It will be a bonus if you have:

Any Cloud exposure this will be a plus either AWS or Azure Experience of Aspose libraries or PCL or PostScript would be AMAZING

Successful candidates will be provided a personal development plan and a comprehensive training schedule to ensure they are quickly on-boarded into the company and their new team.

Job Description:

You will be part of a team that is involved in an exciting phase of strategic development on an existing product in the company’s portfolio which involves migrating it into the Cloud, both AWS and Azure. The product is used by a large variety of customers from smaller insurance brokers up to 400 seat call centres.

There will be opportunities to work on a range of different activities and exposure to a variety of technologies and at the highest level the product technology solution stack comprises:

Linux backend running Bash/Awk/Perl/C/Cobol and Python Database technologies MySQL/SQLite/Postgresql Printing technologies such as Aspose libraries/PCL/Postscript Cloud technologies

The Software Engineers responsibilities will include:

Undertakes complete design of simple applications using simple templates and tools. Assists as part of a team on design of components of larger systems. Produces detailed designs including for example: physical data flows, file layouts, common routines and utilities, program specifications or prototypes, and backup, recovery and restart procedures Designs, codes, tests, corrects, and documents simple programs, and assists in the implementation of software which forms part of a properly engineered information or communications system Assists in the investigation and resolution of issues relating to applications. Assists with specified maintenance procedures Applies data analysis and data modelling techniques to establish, modify or maintain a data structure and its associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions) Contributes, under instruction, to the production and distribution of documentation items, to testing the content and layout of specific deliverables, and to the configuration of documentation items and files Produces software builds from software source code. Conducts tests as defined in an integration test specification, records the details of any failures, and carries out fault diagnosis relating to simple failures, reporting the results of the diagnosis in a clear and concise manner

What’s in it for you?

A unique, modern working environment where you’ll be surrounded by passionate business and technical experts from a variety of backgrounds and industries. A clear, personal learning and development plan to ensure everyone has the opportunity to maximise their performance and realise their potential. A flexible working environment with a great opportunity to share your knowledge.


  • Location: Halifax, England
  • Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: McGinley Support Services
  • Posted: 11-Jun-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com