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Software Engineer
Play a key role keeping our customers on air with high availability for Arqiva, global leader in communications infrastructure. 

We are looking for exciting talent with a minimum of three years’ experience to be part of growing and innovative team. 

Job Details

  • Location: Winchester, Hampshire, UK 
  • Salary: £20,000 - £40,000 + 5% Bonus & Comprehensive Benefits + On-Call Allowance


About the Role
Based at our Winchester HQ, as a Software Engineer, reporting to our Head of Product and Proposition Development, you’ll provide technical support to internal and external customers to improve service performance and protect network availability, in addition to working on system upgrades and new installation projects. 

Working in a fresh and dynamic, close team operating in a continuous develop, deploy and support environment, you will be helping provide support for a national broadcast metadata service – Freeview and TV and Radio customers. You will have training and the chance to learn on the job to become an early expert in this area. 

You’ll also: 
  • Play a participatory role in the agile development methodology of the platform dev ops team 
  • Act promptly in response to platform emergencies 
  • Provide cover for BAU platform tasks and be available and empowered to engage with the customer regarding their requirements, often at short notice 
  • Engage in continuous proactive platform maintenance.

About You
Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
With a degree or post-grad qualification in a relevant discipline (such as broadcast engineering or IT systems & operations) and an understanding of database technologies and fundamental principles, you'll also have working knowledge of software development tools. 

With Linux Server familiarity and Windows Server administration experience, you will also be competent with Linux shell commands and at least basic shell scripting abilities. 

Ideally, you will also have a minimum of three years’ experience with the following: 
  • Agile software development methodologies 
  • Linux shell commands and scripting 
  • MS SQL.

This Software Engineer role will provide rostered, out of hours on-call platform support and will travel to our London offices a minimum of once a fortnight. 

About the company
At Arqiva, our vision is to be central to every vital connection in a world which depends on a continuous stream of information. Always. At the forefront of communications infrastructure and media services, we’re the people who make connections happen in the digital world. Our values are about being ingenious, straightforward and collaborative, clearly and simply, to enable us to go that extra mile for our customers. 

Next Step
To Apply:
Please CLICK HERE to see this role on our own careers site and apply.