About The Role

About The Role

Claranet is a leading European managed service provider in the corporate IT sector with services ranging from integrated networks to public cloud hosting. Group Information Systems add value to Claranet Group companies by designing, implementing and operating common services centrally rather than locally, allowing these companies to focus on their core business. Group Information Systems provide these services on a Software as a Service (SaaS) basis.  


Core Development - Software Engineering: Provide software engineering services to the rest of the Group Information Systems area, along with providing operational support for their software. Working with highly technical and passionate technologists, you will have the opportunity to learn and use new technologies, as well as being encouraged to contribute related work to the Open Source community. In addition, a large proportion of your time will be spent researching and developing new products and services to be consumed within Claranet and by its’ customers. 

Collaborating with teams across Claranet Group Information Systems and Claranet Group there is the opportunity to solve technically challenging and interesting problems, while still developing your own knowledge and skills in a high paced and rapidly evolving environment. 

About You

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design, prototyping and implementation of new applications.
  • Improve system efficiency, monitoring and performance.
  • Reduce existing system complexity and technical debt.
  • Design, implement and operate highly available, scalable and performant infrastructure and services.
  • Design, implement and improve a common toolchain.
  • Contribute to the adoption of modern, service-oriented methodologies.
  • Triage operational issues related to our software and participate in an on-call rotation.
Essential Experience
    • Experience deploying software using CI/CD 
    • Experience working with micro-services and event-driven architectures 
    • Experience working with highly available and distributed infrastructure 
    • Strong systems/software engineering skills 
    • Minimum experience 3 years in a similar role 
    • In-depth experience of developing software in Python
    • Experience working with Linux container technologies
    •  Fluency in English with good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience on working with systems that handle money or otherwise financial transactions.
  • Good understanding of networking and network protocols.
  • Experience working with Public Cloud technologies (example AWS / GCP).

About Us

Claranet combine pioneering technologies, practices, and expertise to propel our customers ambitions. Through a vibrant customer centric culture of collaboration, learning, and opportunity, we nurture a dynamic community of the best technology and service expertise spanning cloud, cybersecurity, networks, and unified communications. 

Founded in 1996, Claranet has evolved into a multi-disciplinary technology services provider with global reach. The company has annualised revenues of circa £350 million, over 6,500 customers, and more than 2,000 employees in nine countries. In the UK we have over 500 staff working in London, Gloucester, Warrington, Bristol, and Leeds, or as homeworkers.  

Claranet consistently appears in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 as one of the fastest growing privately-owned businesses in the UK. Our international success is driven by local service, out of local offices, using a mixture of local and international infrastructure, including hyperscaler clouds.

With 20+ years’ experience, Claranet has one of the most comprehensive network services portfolios in the UK underpinned by creative commercial solutions. From Cloud Connect services to large Wide Area Network solutions, Claranet is at the forefront of combining network, communications, cloud, and cybersecurity technologies.

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