Software Engineer

  • Leeds
  • £Competitive + free broadband, phone & TV package, bonus
  • 37.5hrss/week
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About Plusnet

Plusnet is a Yorkshire based ISP with a unique brand identity. It’s a fast paced environment yet our offices have a distinctly friendly and informal feel to them - we know that you can do great business without the suits. We believe in making a difference, team work and putting the customer first in everything that we do. It’s an approach that’s allowed us to keep delivering award winning products and services for nearly 20 years!

Whatever your career ambitions, Plusnet is committed to giving you the skills and support that you need in order to achieve your goals; whether it’s training and development or just a breather over a game of table tennis or pool!

Of course there’s lots of other reasons to work at Plusnet; we’ll support you through a wide range of “Plusnetter” perks including free staff broadband & phone packages, pension, bonus & shares scheme and numerous discounts on items such as cinema tickets, mobile tariffs, city parking, gym memberships and much more!

So, if you’re looking to think creatively, challenge yourself and make the decisions that matter - we’d love to hear from you!

About the job

This role sits with the Services Domain, the part of Software Engineering that is responsible for developing and maintaining the applications that support Plusnet’s ability to provision Broadband and Telephone services.

You will form part of a self-organizing, cross-functional Scrum team delivering valuable software in weekly iterations.  You will use a variety of agile engineering practices such as TDD, Refactoring, User Stories, Continuous Integration and Pair-Programming to deliver high quality software at a rapid pace. We work closely with business Product Owners to understand their goals and to help shape solutions. Through weekly retrospectives and contributing to the on-going refinement to our Scrum way of working you will help us to continue to improve as a team and deliver more business value, faster.

As a Software Engineer you will...

  • Contribute to the design, development and support of software required by the business
  • Investigate and resolving software problems
  • Review the work of others
  • Identify and follow through on, improvements to products and processes
  • Contribute to the planning and sizing of software projects

In order to apply you must have the following skills, experience and outlook...


  • PHP and/or Java
  • Requirements elicitation
  • Version Control Systems
  • Object oriented design and development
  • Relational database design and development
  • Automated unit, integration and system testing
  • Estimating
  • Multi-tiered, multi-instance, transactional system architectures
  • Continuous improvement


  • Agile development processes
  • TDD
  • Git or other DVCSs
  • Pair programming
  • Continuous integration

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