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About The Role

The Software Engineering team is looking for an experienced engineer to join a product team that works closely with the business in delivering and maintaining software for our internal and external customers.

It is an agile delivery environment with momentum from some recent big successes, with lots of exciting new projects also in the pipeline.

Key aspects of working in an agile team at MO
• Focus on delivering working software
• Blending user (customer) feedback and best practice to evolve what we deliver
• Continuously inspect and adapt how we deliver software
• Utilise great testing principles, TDD & automation
• A “build to run mindset”, ensuring the software / systems we build are easy to support and operate
• Attitude of improving life for other engineers so the next person will find things a little bit easier
• The team is greater than the sum of its parts

About You

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join a growing team. For this role we would like... someone passionate about the craft of software delivery to help build great software for our business.

Minimum Criteria

You will have experience of commercial Java experience along with one or more technologies listed below (or a relevant equivalent). We are very much looking for applicants who have an aptitude and demonstrable passion for building great software, a willingness to learn and embrace new things and want to be a part of a supportive and empathetic cross-functional delivery team.

If you have experience in any of the following areas, please get in touch
• Spring Boot microservices
• React and Node.js frontend web application development
• Database technologies e.g. PostgreSQL
• Messaging technologies e.g. ActiveMQ or Kafka
• Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
• Cloud platforms, e.g. AWS, and Kubernetes platforms e.g. OpenShift

About The Company

Motability Operations is a unique organisation, virtually one of a kind. We combine a strong sense of purpose with a real commercial edge to ensure we provide the best possible worry-free mobility solutions to over 700,000 customers and their families across the UK. Customers exchange their higher rate mobility allowance to lease a range of affordable vehicles (cars, wheelchair accessible vehicles, scooters, and powered wheelchairs) with insurance, maintenance and breakdown assistance included. We are the largest car fleet operator in the UK (purchasing around 10% of all the new cars sold in the UK) and work with a network of around 5,000 car dealers and all the major manufacturers. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer service, achieving an independently verified customer satisfaction rating of 9.8 out of 10.

Our Values Are At The Heart Of Everything We Do. They Represent Ambition, And We Look For Our People To Live And Breathe Them Every Day
• We find solutions
• We drive change
• We care

We operate hybrid working across the organisation where we split our time between working on-site at our offices, and at home, remotely within the UK. We believe hybrid working achieves a good work/life balance for our colleagues, allowing us to connect with each other, collaborate on important work, and perform together to deliver for our customers. It allows us to have the flexibility to work remotely up to 2-days per week whilst also using the great office spaces we have available.

As a Motability Operations team member, the benefits you can expect are:
• Competitive reward package including an annual discretionary bonus
• 15% non-contributory pension (9% non-contributory pension during probation period)
• 28 days annual leave with option to purchase and sell days
• Free fresh fruit and snacks in the office
• 1 day for volunteering
• Funded Private Medical Insurance cover
• Electric/Hybrid Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life assurance at 4 times your basic salary to give you a peace of mind that your loved ones will receive some financial help
• Funded health screening for over 50s
• Voluntary benefits: charitable giving, critical illness insurance, dental insurance, health and cancer screenings for you and your partner, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans
• Employee Discount Scheme with an app to save on the go
• Free access to healthcare apps such as Peppy, Unmind, Aviva Digital GP and volunteering app on Hand for all employees
• Generous family leave policies

At Motability Operations, we believe in building a diverse workforce, where our people are empowered to attend work as their true selves, and we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We want to sustain a culture that nurtures, where employees are free to flourish and where they’re rewarded equally, regardless of race, nationality or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender.

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive employer and as such, all our offices provide first rate disability access. With our hybrid working environment, we do our best to accommodate part-time and flexible working requests where possible, building on our culture of trust, empowerment, and flexibility
Edinburgh UK


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