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Software Engineer

Birmingham, England,
Company: Colmore
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published 1 week ago

Job Details

The Company

Colmore was founded on one idea: to empower those who invest in private markets. To make it more accessible and transparent. Private investments that are, well, a little less private and a little more open. With customers at the center of our decision making, we are building industry-defining products and services for the fintech era, designed to give investors control, clarity, and confidence. We’ve expanded rapidly, growing our team, year on year. We are building a business for the long-term. We need your help to achieve our goals.

We operate from four offices located in New York and Dallas in the US, and London and Birmingham in the UK. Our team employs more than 200 professionals, with the business monitoring over 3,000 private market funds and 40,000+ holdings.

Role Overview:

Are you passionate about building software solutions and platforms from the ground up? Would you like to help drive the digital transformations in the private equity industry at Colmore?

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our team and build one of the most important new products from the ground up, which is at the center of Colmore’s technology initiatives.

The Software Engineering team serves to drive our technology development and deliver cutting edge and innovative solutions to both our clients and business teams. Improving the client experience as well as the business processes and efficiencies.

The Impact:

  • Engineering excellence, collaboration, and knowledge sharing.
  • Be a team player: resonate with and demonstrate our values, criticize constructively, and help create a world class engineering organization.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the complete Software Development Life Cycle (requirements gathering, development, testing, deployment, support).
  • Develop software that is modular, reusable, and extensible.
  • Write code that is easy to understand and maintain.
  • Design and implement low-latency, high-availability, and performant applications.
  • Perform unit tests and develop automated tests.
  • Build RESTful APIs.
  • Conduct timely code reviews.

Key requirement for this role:

We expect you to have a solid foundation in data structures, programming languages, common design patterns, and software engineering best practices.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science, or related degree.
  • Development experience in .Net, .Net Core, ASP.Net Core and C#
  • Knowledge and experience using important .NET and C# language features such as encapsulation, inheritance, interfaces, polymorphism, generics, exception handling, reflection, attributes, LINQ, and asynchronous programming, etc.
  • Experience in using Entity Framework for data persistence
  • Experience developing software with structured logging, preferably using a mature logging framework
  • Knowledge and experience in SQL query language, SQL database schema design and developing software that access SQL databases
  • Knowledge and experience in the HTTP protocol, REST API, authentication and authorization standards and methods
  • Experience using API testing utilities such as Postman or cURL
  • Knowledge and experience in Azure or AWS is a plus
  • Experience using design patterns to achieve good architecture in development work
  • Experience in troubleshooting and debugging issues and unblock development work by thinking out of the box and resolving problems independently
  • Experience creating unit test programs to validate software component functionalities
  • Experience using modern source code management systems such as Git in software development and collaboration with other developers
  • Experience working with continuous integration and development (CI/CD) systems
  • Ability to automate solutions to repetitive problems and tasks
  • Demonstrative written and verbal communication skills working with audiences with a wide variety of technical expertise
  • Passion for learning and using new technologies

Company Benefits:

  • 25 days Annual Leave – pro rata for part-time employees
  • 8 Public/Bank Holidays – pro rata for part-time employees
  • Group Pension Scheme – matched pension contribution scheme, minimum contribution 5%, maximum company contribution is 10% of your annual salary.
  • Group Income Protection (effective after successful completion of probation)
  • Private medical insurance, health cash plans, will writing and employee assistance program
  • Group life insurance (4x annual salary)
  • Business and personal travel insurance
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme and other lifestyle benefits
  • Study support

Training and Development:

Colmore offers comprehensive technical and leadership training to all employees. Our initial training is provided in the first few weeks of joining us and provides you with up-to-date technical and industry knowledge, coupled with leadership and people management skills. At Colmore we want to grow with our employees by helping to fully develop their talents and abilities. Employees are encouraged to study for appropriate professional qualifications and to attend course that enable them to perform their job more effectively.

Our company Values :

Performance : Enable, recognise, and reward achievements

Loyalty : To each other

Conviction : Be emboldened by fact-based decisions

Teamwork : Take individual ownership and collective responsibility

Respect : Celebrate our differences

Tenacity : We persevere despite adversity

Adaptability : Embrace change


The Company is an equal opportunities employer, and we actively promote an environment that harnesses diversity in the workplace. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

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