Software Engineer

Location Manchester, Salford
Location Posted: March 7, 2024
Location 600-650
Location Length: 6 Months
Contract Duration: 6 months.
Location: Travel to BBC offices in Salford 1 day per week (Hybrid working arrangement)
Job Type: Contract

Reed Professional Services is collaborating with the one of the largest UK based media companies to support with enhancing their digital offerings. We are seeking Software Engineers to join a full-stack development team, contributing to scalable back-end services on AWS and responsive front ends in React and JavaScript. This role is an opportunity to be part of a transformative project and to deliver high-quality solutions that will impact millions of users.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Design, develop, and deploy high-quality solutions for a vast user base.
  • Engage with stakeholders across multiple departments to align on project goals.
  • Drive best engineering practices such as CI/CD, TDD, cloud architectures, and pair/mob programming.
  • Mentor colleagues through pair programming and contribute to the team’s knowledge sharing.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with hybrid app development using technologies like Ionic, CapacitorJS, Cordova, or similar for creating cross-platform iOS, Android, and progressive web applications.
  • Expertise in JavaScript, including ReactJS and React Testing Library.
  • Strong proficiency in HTML5 and CSS.
  • Experience with native languages such as Typescript, Cypress, GraphQL, Jenkins, AWS, Kotlin, Swift, Python, C/C++ is highly desirable.
  • Solid understanding of design principles and patterns.
  • Good experience with Continuous Integration and pair programming.
  • Experience in writing quality code, including TDD, automation, and Agile Development.
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative working style.


  • Be part of a leading public service broadcaster known worldwide.
  • Contribute to significant digital transformations across the business.
  • Hybrid working arrangement with travel to the Salford office once a week.

To apply for this Software Engineer position, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience, and a member of the RPS Talent Team will be in touch.

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