.Net Engineer (Payments) (FTC)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same - if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to express themselves and helps drive innovation and creativity. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Role : .Net Engineer (Payments)

Location : London

Team Description

Join a high performing agile team tasked with building out a central payment's capability for the entire bank. Our aim is to deliver a modern Azure based platform which caters for the projected growth of the business. Leveraging cutting edge cloud technologies, you'll be neck deep focused on outcomes-based delivery. Be surrounded by a strong passionate team who work hard and have immense fun doing so, whilst you sit anywhere in the UK.

What new technology can you learn about at Investec?

Here are the main technologies we use to power Investec in the cloud:
C# to write our backend code
TypeScript with Angular and React for building our frontends
Azure for our infrastructure in the cloud
EventGrid, EventHub and ServiceBus for sending messages
MS SQL Server and CosmosDB for storing our data
Terraform and Azure Bicep for our infrastructure as code

Description of role and key responsibilities
Building and maintaining innovative payments solutions for our customers delivering them business value
Writing high quality code and assisting in code reviews
Inspiring the business and our customers, helping them understand the art of the possible within Azure modern applications space
Developing Azure cloud-native applications with underlying micro-services Azure-based architecture
Providing consulting and support for our business and technology teams
Working using agile methodologies and application lifecycle management techniques
Getting to be part of a supportive and enthusiastic team working on building out and evolving our central payments capability
Taking part in technology and community events that spread the spirit of the Azure cloud solutions

Core skills and knowledge
you're a software engineer at heart and you're enjoy writing code to solve problems
you're curious about new technologies and how the financial industry works
you're comfortable working in a team that deals with ambiguity
you hold yourself and others to a high bar when working with production systems
you thrive in a collaborative environment involving different stakeholders and subject matter experts
you have strong experience building backend software
you're interested in distributed systems and writing resilient, scalable, and secure software
you have experience building software in a statically typed language (C#, Java, Go etc.)
you enjoy and have experience building APIs

Other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role.
you're familiar with how to build applications in Azure
you have experience building event driven architectures
you have some experience building web applications using Angular or React
London, United Kingdom, gb
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