Graduate Software Engineer

Development · Maidstone, Kent
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation From £22,500 per annum

Despite technology revolutionising the future of ecommerce, the way we’ve bought and sold cars has largely remained the same for over three decades. Customers had no choice but to trek to their local car dealership to access the best vehicles and latest offers. But thanks to the Automotive Transformation Group, that is no longer the case!

 

With almost 50 years’ of combined industry experience, the Automotive Transformation Group is comprised of two internationally recognised brands – GForces and Autofutura. We are the first of our kind within the industry, creating more than just successful and user-friendly websites for car dealers and manufacturers. Our NetDirector® Suite delivers a seamless and omnichannel solution for all those within the sector who want to stand out from the evolving competition; offering state of the art technology and invaluable data insights to maximise vehicle sales!

 

Since completing this game-changing merger last summer, we are committed to creating new products, investing in new ventures and developing our teams to truly become a key innovator of change. There has never been a more exciting time to join us on this journey!

 

The Role

In this exciting and varied role, you will help design, develop, and improve the company's industry leading software as well as review existing code, provide support and be an active member of an Agile product team. 

 

The ideal candidate will be a Graduate in Computer Science or a related field and have experience with Python and/or Typescript. They will be looking for a long-term career where they can progress technically through specialist training and support from the wider team and department.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an expanding team, offering the ability to gain experience contributing to, and evolving commercial software ranging from CMS platforms, CRM systems, inventory management systems, and ecommerce platforms.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and developing platform improvements in line with the business vision and technical strategy.
  • Analyse and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of products and services.
  • Contribute to building a culture of support, creativity and learning within your Agile product team and the wider Development department.

 

Essential Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science or in a related field
  • Experience of Typescript and/or Python
  • Familiar with API principles (REST, GraphQL)
  • Looking for a long-term career where the candidate can progress technically and improve their skills

 

Salary

From £22,500 per annum


Location

Maidstone, Kent / Remote

 

Department

Production – Development

 

Position Reports To

Lead Software Engineer

 

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus birthday off
  • Up to 5 additional days holiday for long service
  • GForces group pension plan
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity  
  • Regular socials and company events
  • Flexible hours

 

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Under the Equality Act 2010,​ we aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.


 

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  • Location
    Maidstone, Kent
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Compensation
    From £22,500 per annum