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Junior Developer

Manchester, United Kingdom
Information Technology

English (UK)

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a junior developer to join a new, agile software team in Siemens, Manchester. The team will be producing IOT applications on the Siemens MindSphere platform to help utility companies reduce waste and improve efficiency and sustainability. The projects will be varied, with a selection of user stories and analytics to implement.

You will be involved in the development of both frontend and backend interfaces in a cloud microservice architecture. This role is perfectly suited to a developer with a well-rounded core skill set who is looking to develop deeper technical skills. There will be opportunities to work with experienced developers, as well as the potential for training in fields of expertise where the team requires it.

You will work collaboratively as part of a team to deliver full stack applications and you will have the ability to apply yourself to new and unfamiliar tools, technologies and challenges. This varied opportunity will also enable you to develop specialisms in any area of application development including; UX, data science, web applications/backend.

Have a look at our video showing our MD Mike Houghton speaking about this exciting project.

What part will you play?

  • Frontend and backend programming of cloud-based applications using various libraries
  • Helping to realise designs produced by UX designer
  • Working with other developers to ensure high-quality, shareable code delivery
  • Supporting data science and analytics through testing and development
  • Participating in SCRUM meetings and agile development

We don’t need superheroes, just super minds

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Experience of either frontend or backend web development, ideally both
  • Familiarity with MVC architecture
  • Frontend: HTML, CSS, Javascript/Typescript and one of Angular, React or Vue.js
  • Backend: One of Node.js, Java or Python
  • Methods: REST, microservices, test driven development
  • Working styles: Agile development, SCRUM
  • Knowledge of databases, MongoDB, SQL
  • Familiar with version control, Git
  • Relevant github projects would be advantageous

What is MindSphere?

Siemens plc is a leading technology company which prides itself on delivering innovative solutions to our customers. Digitalisation is one of our key strategic drivers and critical to the future of Siemens and our industry. Our mission is to provide robust, next-generation Digital solutions that support innovative technologies and new business models across our Divisional Portfolio. We can create significant opportunities where IT and operational technology (OT) converge to create value for our many customers.

MindSphere, the cloud-based open IoT operating system is at the heart of Siemens Digital Enterprise strategy. MindSphere allows customers to analyse their production assets and products in operation, and feedback insights across the entire value chain to enable continuous optimisation. MindSphere delivers a wide range of device and enterprise system connectivity protocols, industry applications, advanced analytics and a development environment that utilises both Siemens’ open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) capabilities and features of the AWS infrastructure and cloud services. MindSphere open PaaS capabilities enable a rich partner ecosystem to develop and deliver industry applications.

About us

We’re Siemens. A collection of over 348,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them.  

Siemens are constantly innovating and pushing the boundaries in how digitalisation is shaping the future of the energy industry; we need the best and brightest talent onboard to be able to support us on this journey.

Want to join us and be a Future Maker?

We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens. Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role. 

What else do I need to know?

The benefits package for this role includes not only a generous base salary, but an annual bonus. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you. In addition to this we offer 26 days holiday, up to 10% pension contribution match, an excellent company share scheme, employee discounts and a flexible benefits package to match your lifestyle needs. 

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Job ID: 92306

Organisation: Process Industries and Drives

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Either

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