Senior Integration Developer

Ref: 11763

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


Location: Hybrid working, with travel to the Handforth Support Office


.Net | C# | Azure | TDD | CI/CD | API | DevOps | SQL | NoSQL | BizTalk | ESB


About the role

To take a senior role within the Integration and Services development team and to help shape and govern the technical direction of Pets at Home system integration layer

  • Technical leadership and mentoring – provide technical guidance, support and assistance to the other members of the Development team.
  • Application Design and Development – Design and develop the more complex Service solutions.
  • Technology Road mapping – Hold a deep understanding of the technology in use in system Integration and API Development within Pets at Home and the wider Development community, understand where improvements to best practice and technology in use can be made and recommend suitable changes in practice.
  • Software Development Lifecycle – plays a role in helping to define and evolve the agile software development lifecycle and tooling used.


Key Responsibilities

  • Designs and develops system integration and API solutions to business problems
  • Creates clean and efficient software which can be iteratively built on top of
  • Where appropriate produces re-usable components and system integrations which can be used to develop further applications more efficiently
  • Develops and maintains appropriate unit and integration testing suites using techniques such as TDD during the development Lifecyle. Ensures that appropriate automated testing coverage exists for software developed
  • Documentation
  • Interacts with 3rd party development teams to help deliver software components where appropriate
  • Actively participates in all aspects of the agile software development lifecycle
  • Agile Backlog Refinement and estimation (e.g. Planning Poker, Three Amigos)
  • Sprint Planning
  • Software Development and Daily Stand-ups
  • Sprint Showcases / Demos


The Skills Needed - Senior Integration Developer (C#)

  • Experience in cloud technology - ideally Azure
  • Knowledge of data/message transformation
  • Exposure to an ESB
  • A good understanding of Service oriented design and software Development and the ecosystem and technologies in use
  • Knowledge of Software / Process / Project lifecycles with an understanding of Agile working practices
  • Some knowledge of frameworks, patterns and practices used to develop software and experience of using C# as a development language of choice
  • Experience in Azure or Azure DevOPs
  • Experience of SQL / NoSQL
  • Knowledge of message brokering & enterprise service bus's
  • Ideally experience of Microsoft BizTalk/IBM IIB (Message broker/ACE). Other ESB examples considered – Biztalk, Mulesoft (Mule ESB), software AG, Oracle fusion


About Our Benefits

On offer, together with a greenfield career opportunity, we have a strong and competitive benefits package in addition to the base salary.

This Includes

  • 15% Bonus potential
  • 28 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Share options
  • Group Discounts

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 05-07-2022

Expiry Date: 01-09-2022