Application Engineer


As a talented Application Engineer, you will join our multinational IT Team and you will support the development and integration of corporate applications, from the requirements gathering to the definition, design, implementation, and documentation.
You will support the maintenance of the current solutions and actively participate in the transformation projects to bring them to a new level.

It is a technical role where you will strive to apply best practices to all the development phases and collaborate with our architects to improve the ways we’re managing the development and integration of different u-blox services in our landscape, focusing on maintenance, re-using, and value streaming.
The position holder will be part of the IT Applications Team working closely together with the internal end-users to fully understand their needs.
You will be working in a high-tech, innovative, and multicultural environment, in which you will leverage your expertise, creativity, autonomy, and analytical skills.
The position is open in Cambourne (UK) or in Athens (Greece)

Your Responsibilities

  • Run solution analysis, working alongside business users on requirements, and drive functional porting to modernize legacy systems.
  • Follow up on the Applications development lifecycle (design, development, test), creating also the technical documentation.
  • Support Maintenance of current legacy solution (Perl-based backend and Sencha ExtJS frontend), and related integrations between company services through Rest APIs and direct connectors (file and database information interchange).
  • Collaborate closely with IT Applications and IT Operations teams to ensure service availability.
  • Collaboration with external consultants regarding configuration, customization, and integration.
  • Support of internal customers, writing usage guides, and organizing training.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronic engineering, or equivalent education and a minimum of 3 years of proven experience in a similar position.
  • Fundamental and proven experience in software development and scripting languages (Python, JavaScript, HTML, Bash).
  • Familiarity with Linux environments.
  • Familiarity with the methodologies used for application integration (REST API, JSON, XML).
  • Hands-on development experience with databases SQL-based RDBMS (MySQL, Oracle).
  • Proactive and motivated team player with the ability to work independently and a can-do attitude.
  • Good English communication skills (written, and spoken) and strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with a good level of ownership to drive projects forward.

Bonus Point:

  • Experience with versioning and continuous build and integration using Docker, Git, Jenkins or similar.
  • Experience with Perl language.
  • Solid knowledge of IT security and data protection norms
  • AWS development experience.
  • Work experience in a global environment.

What are your perks?

  • A multicultural and international company with over 60 different nationalities  
  • Project-based activities working with colleagues across the globe 
  • A start-up and innovation mindset while in the process of scaling-up processes and efficiencies 
  • Hybrid working model & flexible working hours 
  • A strong learning environment and regular career discussions 
  • Company Performance Bonus and RSU 
  • In addition, attractive local and social benefits at each location where the role is available  

and discover even more by talking with us! 

We see diversity as a strength and promote a culture of inclusion among our employees. Our varied backgrounds, ideas and experiences are critical to our success. We strive to become a strong learning organization and are committed to provide our employees with equal opportunities regardless of differences such as gender, race, ethnicity, generations, belief.

Office address

2nd Floor
Building 2020 Cambourne Business Park
CB23 6DW

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