Software Engineer & Architect
BigChange Apps Ltd

Looking for a New Challenge?

Want to work for a Growing Business?

Do you have the Experience and Knowledge we are looking for?

Your Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manage deadlines that are set by Chief Technology Officer.

  • Monitoring of systems and alerts to identify significant trends and issues

  • Bring new ideas and best practice on the design, architectural and software development of the service.

  • Inspire, mentor and encourage colleagues to apply intelligently customised industry best practice.

  • Reviews designs, and software written by other developers for quality, best practice and architectural integrity.

  • Play a large part in the Continuous Integration Environment

  • Plan & build architecture to cater for growth

  • Help develop the team to refactor legacy code in more modern patterns

  • Participate in Scrum meetings and lab calls

  • Ability to write clear and concise system architectural documentation and summary diagrams

  • Develop, communicate and maintain a road map of the architectural developments

  • Monitor and review product and technology developments in the industry and present new ideas to BigChange

  • Liaise and communicate to other departments such as Product Development, Testing and Customer-Specific software development teams to add value to their roles.

  • Comply with company policies & processes, particularly for quality, data protection, information security & secure systems engineering (supporting the introduction of ISO27001)

  • Provide top class service to our customers

  • Provide training support to other members of the company and be a brand ambassador to BigChange.


  • 10 years + experience in a similar environment (Essential)

  • Experience as a software developer (Essential)

  • Knowledge and experience of C# & .Net (Essential)

  • Knowledge and experience of SQL and NoSql technology (Essential)

  • Knowledge and experience in Machine Learning (Desirable)

  • Knowledge and experience in Serverless (Essential)

  • Experience in SaaS development (Essential)

Your Skills and Interests:

  • Technically strong, with recent hands-on experience in one of their core areas of technical delivery

  • An ability to advise senior stakeholders, work comfortably without definition and apply a progressive technical approach to any problem

  • You’ll show a good understanding of how to put together software

  • You’ll be an inquisitive technologist and naturally encourage others to be alike.

  • You’ll convey a sense of credibility and trust within the team and BigChange

  • You will have exceptional people skills and ability to objection handling where required

  • Ability to work individually as well as a team with a adaptable and flexible approach to work

  • You will have hands-on experience in System Software Development

  • Ability to communicate at all levels both written and verbally

  • You will have an organised and proactive approach to work

Your Rewards:

  • Upto £80,000 p/a - depending on experience

  • Expenses paid for all overnight stays, subsistence and mileage whilst on business.

  • Over 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays, plus ‘BigChange Birthday’.

  • Pension plan (NEST 3% employer, 3% employee)

  • Gym membership assistance £20 gross pay monthly (for 12 months).

  • Annual eye test reimbursement

  • Free massage in the office

  • “Motivational Mondays” – inspiring talks monthly from extraordinary people.

  • Local fruit delivered weekly to the office.

  • Being part of a supportive team with the ability to learn new skills and grow within the company.

  • Experience cutting edge technology and be part of a company that is shaping the future.

Location of work: Office or home-based

Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

Posted 12 months ago