Software Engineer II

We’re looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our team focused on developing shared libraries for quickly building user interfaces that meet design, brand and accessibility standards and backend services that support cross-product functionality. The successful candidate will contribute to our developments as we aim to deliver smarter, more efficient and more reliable systems.

Why join Mintel? We are the world's leading market intelligence agency and technology underpins our success. We help our clients understand consumers and consumer markets, and we aspire to provide the market intelligence behind every great business decision. Our technology allows us to deliver data, insights, and opinions in a compelling way to our clients across the globe.
Mintel is committed to building and supporting a diverse workforce, providing opportunities for all. 26% of our Engineering team and 23% of our Engineering leaders are women. We are proud to be a signatory of Tech Talent Charter, highlighting our goal of improving diversity within our team and supporting industry-wide improvement. We offer flexible working options and provide support, development and growth opportunities.
We support a Hybrid working approach.  Most of our team members work one or two days a week in our London office and the rest of the week remotely.

What You Will Do:

  • Join a high functioning Agile team, working closely with business stakeholders to understand needs and deliver solutions. 
  • Develop features or solve technical problems within the context of your team’s sprint.  Often this will be as an individual contributor or pairing within the team, however collaborating with Engineers and Architects from other teams is also important from time to time.
  • Help your team to deliver high quality, reliable software via our code review and QA practices and contribute to the evolution of these over time.
  • Make your voice heard when we’re discussing implementation trade-offs within the team or technical solution possibilities with our stakeholders.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Individuals who have real world software development experience gathered as part of a development team.
  • Developers who are confident with back-end development.  Our team develops cloud services in Python and deploys them on AWS.  
  • Developers who are confident with front-end development.  Our more recent front-ends use React and Typescript.
  • Candidates who are able to quickly pick up domain knowledge and effectively up-skill on technology topics where required.
  • Applicants who are keen to contribute to both new feature development and system reliability and performance improvements.

What you'll get in return: 

  • A culture that supports true collaboration whilst embracing remote working with a company wide hybrid working week.
  • Approach to personal development where we encourage individuals to grow and share what they’ve learned.
  • Social events, both within the department and across the company
  • Generous holiday allowance with the opportunity to buy back additional holiday.
  • A day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Giving back is part of our culture with this in mind Mintel gives each employee 2 days per year to give to a worthwhile cause.

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