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Senior Technical Lead

  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Technology
  • Full time
  • J00116722

It is an exciting time to join Equifax as we drive huge investment across Europe migrating  from legacy systems  to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) in collaboration with international colleagues. This will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and have hands-on training whilst influencing and supporting this exciting programme of work during this transition. 

You will join energised, supportive, teams who drive a positive culture immersed in leading-edge technology. We develop secure, regulated, scalable technology for both our commercial and consumer customers which we ensure are secure,  highly available and continuously delivering to  service agreements. 

We’re seeking people with the right attitude, creative, high-energy, diverse, driven and most of all excited about learning and following the latest technology.  We’ll offer GCP certification as part of your role as well as other learning opportunities which include on the job training as well as our CLIMB portal which has a huge range of self managed training available.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks. We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!

We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums.

What you’ll do:

  • You will provide technical leadership and manage several Technical Leads and squads developing Equifax Software solutions and  you will ensure that the Technical Leads are managing individual project priorities, deadlines and workload

  • You will ensure that all solutions designs are fit for purpose; following our engineering guidelines and that they fit into our strategic architecture. Providing technical leadership to multiple squads and work with architects to define, plan and ensure sprint delivery as per SDLC defined.

  • You will be working to BDD/TDD practices, code review and analysis techniques, and open source agile testing frameworks.

  • You will be part of a community and participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards

  • Ensure governance of technical deliveries, including supporting artefacts

  • Identify improvements in systems and work and participate in estimation process, use case specifications, reviews of test plans and test cases, requirements, and project planning

  • Guide and mentor junior developers in developing code and workflow procedures, and conduct code reviews

What experience you need

  • Strong experience in a hands on role whilst managing other Technical Lead and engineering squads

  • Strong experience in debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software

  • Strong hands on technical experience in the below

    • Java 8+ 

    • Spring, Spring Security, Spring boot

    • Hibernate, JPA

    • Maven

    • Docker

    • Kubernetes

  • Intermediate experience of modern development life cycles including CI / CD

  • Good experience of AWS/ GCP Clouds and migrations

  • Good experience of developing strategic design and requirements

What could set you apart

  • Source code control management systems (e.g. SVN/Git, Subversion) and build tools like Maven

  • Worked within Agile environments (e.g. Scrum, XP)

  • Experience of software development best practices such as TDD (e.g. JUnit), automated testing (e.g. Gauge, Cucumber), continuous integration (e.g. Jenkins, GoCD)

  • Experience with

    • Google dataflow                         

    • Google IAM                               

    • Google pubsub                           

    • Google cloud functions                      

    • Apigee

    • Ansible

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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