Job Title: Senior Python Software Developer
Most of Trust Payments are still working from home at present but we are starting to return to our Covid secure offices on a flexible basis. It’s great to see some old faces, and many new ones. Whilst the last 18 months have been a tough time for everyone personally, we’ve adapted our strategy and continued our impressive growth. In that timeframe we’ve hired and integrated close to 150 new starters and grown our revenues significantly as a business.
We have adapted our ways of working to ensure that new starters that join feel part of one big virtual team. From regular town halls to coffee mornings and dedicated mental health days, we want to ensure we put the needs of our employees first. Feedback from our new hires has been positive, they love our onboarding programme and how much it makes them feel integrated into Trust from the start. Trust Payments was recently recognised for its accomplishments in employee engagement and is now considered one of the UK’s “Best Companies to Work having been awarded a 1* star rating indicating very good levels of workplace engagement.” Winning accolades in three other categories include being One of Financial Services top 30 companies, one of London’s top 75 large companies, and one of Wales top 30 companies to work for.
Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. The new business model has enabled Trust Payments to establish itself as a leading Fintech Payments group. The company has undertaken a major culture reset and now operates as a fast-paced inclusive organisation with talented people at it’s very heart. In 2019 the business expanded it’s product offering from Gateway and Acquiring to POS and Mobile Loyalty, creating true omnichannel processing capabilities and now provides over 30 unique products to merchants of all sizes. Business revenue has grown significantly in the last 2 years and as such we are expanding into even more products, markets and geographies and are hiring people at all levels.
Main purpose of the job:
Develop financial payment systems fit for purpose by taking a senior role in the development team, responsible for providing solutions to business requirements.
Duties and responsibilities:
• To keep up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies
• To write clean and healthy structured code
• To build future proof reusable code libraries, which can be shared, in-order to drive further efficiencies throughout the team
• To deliver code which is well tested and consistently error free.
Security Standards & Data Protection:
• To be aware of latest data protection and security threats and to make sure we mitigate against these risks using known industry standards and Internal Company Tools and Services
Software Tools and Processes:
• Review and utilise industry standard software development tools such as source control, deployment servers and build servers where appropriate in an effective manner
• Assist the technical leader in enforcing the chosen development process such as pair programming and test-driven development
• Assist the technical leader to calculate work estimates
Quality and Standards:
• Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
Mentoring and Training:
• To mentor other developers and make sure that time is spent peer reviewing code and offering constructive advice and training
• Carry out instructions given by the Development Manager
• Comply with the Health and Safety at work Act (1974) and relevant directives in all activities
• Compliance on all relevant aspects of GDPR as appropriate to the role.
Experience and Qualifications:
• Advanced level (knowledge and experience) of programming languages and methodologies.
• Excellent understanding of security standards
• Proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and assertiveness skills
• Background in technology and knowledge of the Payment Business Industry
• Knowledge of technology-based products and services
• Understanding of Payment system capabilities and features
• Computer literacy, Microsoft Office, Sales force, DMS, data handling, record keeping.
• Good product knowledge
• Bright, highly self-motivated and driven with a professional and positive approach.
• Ability to solve problems quickly and completely
• Ability to multi-task and stay organised in a dynamic work environment
• Passionate about Software Development, with a general thirst for digital knowledge and a significant interest in new emerging technologies
• Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail
• Innovative and creative, with a concise, precise and effective approach to problem solving and the ability to develop, deliver and evaluate brilliant ideas founded on rock-solid strategic thinking
• Reliable, flexible and cooperative
• Diplomatic and tactful
• Personable and approachable, with an enthusiastic and motivational nature and an overall passion for excellence
• Ability to perform the role of a good ambassador for the organisation at all times
Benefits (subject to local office benefits policy):
• Opportunity to be part of a rapidly scaling and market leading Fintech business.
• Flexible homeworking
• Health and Wellbeing ethos including regular wellness sessions, fitness and nutrition and other events as well as supported by internally qualified mental health first aiders
• Family friendly enhanced benefits/policies
• Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance
• Social events and team building