Integration Developer

Ref: 11765

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 40

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 work within one of our Agile software development teams on behalf of the Integration and Services development team to deliver system integrations within the Pets at Homes integration layer

  • System Integration Design and Development – Design and develop integration solutions.
  • Documentation – Helps to maintain an appropriate level of documentation 
  • Test Creation and Execution – Defines and develops automated unit tests to help maintain software quality
  • Product Development and Stakeholder interaction – plays a role in interacting with stakeholders and product management to define and enhance the products under development
  • Software Development Lifecycle – plays a role in the agile software development lifecycle.


Key Responsibilities

  • Application Design and Development
  • 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

  • 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

·       10% 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