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Jobs At Hodge
Closing Date:
14th of August 2023
£45,000 to £48,000
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Do you want to be part of a force for good, helping to make life better for customers & society in the moments that matter? At Hodge, we put people at the heart of our business and that means our customers, colleagues and communities. Hodge is a Welsh financial service provider that focus on commercial lending, and specialist residential mortgage markets. The company is unique in that it is 79% owned by the Hodge Foundation, a charity established in 1962 that awards grants to registered charities and is funded by the profits from Hodge.

Under the overall management of the Lead or Senior Software Engineer, resolve live issues as part of the BAU team and develop new features through software development activity, contributing to the technical landscape of Hodge.  Engage with the wider IT and Change Teams to contribute to continual improvement of software delivery and development practices.

Key responsibilities will include:

  1. Understand core architectural patterns and frameworks used by Hodge.
  2. Understand and maintain all relevant documentation on project work undertaken.
  3. Engage with external suppliers to ensure system interfaces align with agreed principles and standards.
  4. Work with Test team to ensure agreed testing requirements are implemented.
  5. Review work and code of other team members.
  6. Investigate and develop data fixes to support BAU activity
  7. Development work to resolve live issues from Hodge applications
  8. Understand and follow key Software Development practices and processes

What we need from you:

  • Previous experience in commercial software development environment
  • Knowledge and experience using relational databases, Hibernate and Spring or similar frameworks
  • Experience developing using Java (v8+)

In return we offer:

  • Salary: up to £48,000
  • Based in Cardiff City Centre operating in a highly flexible Hybrid workspace.
  • 28 days Holiday with the option to buy more.
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Private Medical & Health Insurance
  • Extensive learning and development programme
  • Generous, personalised benefits package
  • Enhanced parental leave – Up to 20 weeks paid Maternity AND Paternity leave
  • Company pension contribution up to 15%
  • 4 days on top of annual leave for community and charity work
  • Flexible working options

Please be aware that should we pursue your application, all our Financial Services employees will be expected to complete background checks to assess suitability for employment, these include; a criminal record, identity, sanctions, adverse finance, fraud prevention and reference checks to comply with our regulatory requirements.

Hodge is an advocate of being an equal opportunities employer, We believe in promoting equality and diversity which is central to our lives today. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and recognises the value a diverse workforce brings to an organisation.

Apply today to become part of Hodge’s mission to make life better for customers and society in the moments that matter.