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Web Solutions Engineer



Placement Type:



£338 per day(PAYE Inside IR35)

Start Date:


Contract – 6 months, Onsite – 3 days a week.

  • Deliver end-to-end tasks towards a larger goal with minimal assistance from more senior team members.
  • Produce completed work of consistently high-quality, demonstrating most or all of the hallmarks of fleshed-out engineering artifacts.
  • Plan and execute prioritized project work independently, managing their own priorities and making appropriately paced progress without supervision.
  • Participate in design, though often with guidance.

Mandatory Skills:

  • Education: BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math or related quantitative field or 3 years of experience in software development.
  • 3+ years experience writing JavaScript or TypeScript, Java, Kotlin, Golang, and/or SQL.
  • 3+ years experience developing resource oriented APIs.
  • 3+ years experience designing and debugging databases Experience in multiple general purpose programming languages and building large, scaled full stack web solutions.
  • Microservice design and implementation.

Desired Skills:

  • DevOps Data processing pipelines Database optimisation.


  • Identify technical problems with requirements and fix them, helping the team to course-correct when necessary.
  • Address commonly escalated issues or triage when required.
  • May proactively spot and suggest areas of future work for self and team.
  • Work within one or more teams to communicate knowledge related to broad set of tasks.
  • Identify key stakeholders and contribute to cross-team collaboration.
  • Coordinate timelines, goals, and objectives for assigned project component(s), understanding how work fits in with related projects or components, including dependencies and upstream/downstream implications.


Demonstrate the development of at least one major skill outside of core coding (e.g., reliability monitoring and alerting, security and privacy practices and techniques, ensuring implementation choices support product inclusion and lead to equitable and inclusive user outcomes, documentation, integration testing, production hygiene and support processes), and an understanding of related areas.

Responsibilities under the direction of Manager:

Code writing, testing & review
Write product or system development code for tasks with minimal assistance, conduct testing on code, design code to allow for easy testing (e.g., dependency injection), write test case descriptions to ensure coverage of critical components, review code developed by other engineers and provide feedback to ensure best practices (e.g., style guidelines, checking code in, accuracy, testability, and efficiency).

Engineering excellence, documentation & debugging
Set up or improve test/monitoring/survey infrastructure or processes to ensure code health and consider system maintainability and scalability over time, contribute to existing documentation or educational content and adapt content based on product/program updates and user feedback, triage product or system issues and debug/track/resolve by analyzing the sources of issues and the impact on hardware, network, or service operations and quality.

Required Skills:
Code comprehension
Ability to extract relevant information from reading code in one or more core languages and frameworks, including the ability to leverage the code as a resource to create work output for users or stakeholders.

Code health and tools
Ability to redesign or refactor code to address technical debt, maintain readability, or develop tools as necessary to improve code health.

Data structures and algorithms
Ability to select or design an algorithm and appropriate data structures to solve a problem or improve a product, framework, or the scale/speed/efficiency/reliability of a system.

Debugging and bug-fixing
Ability to debug, triage, and fix program code or technical issues (e.g., hardware, software, application, operational, process) by locating, mitigating the impact, and fixing errors. This includes the ability to conduct root-cause analysis, isolate the source of the problem, and resolve the bugs.

Programming for SWE
Knowledge of programming languages. This includes programming practices, major features and capabilities, and system management tools.

Client Description

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.


Aquent is dedicated to improving inclusivity & is proudly an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups & are committed to providing support to applicants with disabilities. We aim to provide reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, to those with a medical condition, disability or neurodivergence.