Backend Developer (RAD)

  • Halesowen - United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Design and implement a large-scale cloud database and integration's to internal and external systems to rapidly involving business requirements in the Halesowen based offices.

Introduction of best practices, tools, guidelines, and standards for data distribution and management for this growing insurance company.

Client Details

This is a Halesowen based Insurance company, providing telematics devices and due to this popularity, is successfully and rapidly growing.


The successful Backend Developer (RAD) will be responsible for:



  • Capture and analysis of rapidly evolving business requirements in a logical information model, using modelling techniques such as OOA.


  • Transform a logical information model into a physical database design with methodologies i.e OOD, ERD, including normalisation and optimisation.
  • Design of data capture mechanisms, data storage, search, sharing, transfer, visualisation, querying, updating and information privacy.
  • Design to non-functional requirements including:

- Scalability - overcoming server-side bottlenecks.

- Security eg authentication, role-based access control.

- Resiliency - business continuity, inc. backup, restore

- Performance - optimisation of large scale databases

- Extensibility - integration via web service APIs


  • Development of large scale databases on MS SQL Server or MySQL.
  • Develop integration's using SOAP or REST API. JSON, XML formats.


  • Continuous development, integration and automated testing.



  • Knowledge of 'privacy by design' and other data security principles.
  • Microserves design.
  • Technical skills in architecture patterns


  • Use of OutSystems, Mendix, Salesforce or other Rapid Application Development cloud based platforms.
  • Development on .Net stack with IIS, C#, C++.
  • Development on laaS e.g Amazon Web Service or MS Azure.
  • Platform Administration - Installation, Configuration and Updates.
  • Experience in Web Service API Integration's eg Paypal, payment providers, Google, Facebook etc.
  • Management of Microsoft SQL or MySQL platform, including hosting, dynamic scaling, release automation, performance monitoring, user management, and version control.
  • Warehousing.
  • Knowledge of product development best practices, continuous delivery, and testing.

Personal qualities:

  • Passion to analyse and solve complex technical problems.
  • Gain genuine enjoyment from seeing projects through, from start to finish.
  • Ability to work well with ambiguity, in a very agile environment, when the requirements are forever evolving.
  • Able to work independently, interact positively and communicate appropriately with team members and customers, especially remotely.
  • Effective decision maker, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to prioritise workload to meet challenging deadlines and ability to multi-task - manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Pro-active and well organised, taking responsibility for personal; development.


The successful Backend Developer (RAD) will have experience in :

  • Information modelling
  • Design of large scale relational databases, with high level of transactions and performance required.
  • Single coherent suite of tools for building applications eg development elements (IDE, APIs, languages, framework, etc) integrating with partner systems, and then managing the app life cycle.
  • Developing backend systems to support Mobile, Web & Cloud Service offerings.
  • Working with processes and project mgt tools to suit RAD.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering.


  • Software development experience on modern Low Code platforms (e.g OutSystems, Mendix, Appian, Agilepoint) and iPaaS and DevOps tools.
  • Insurance industry experience.
  • OutSystems Certified Developer.


Job Offer

The successful Backend Developer (RAD) who will be based in Halesowen will be offered £40,000 to £50,000.


Disclaimer: This job offer was originally posted on JobSite.