Senior Software Developer

Operations & Planning Systems

Leeds or Manchester
Competitive salary + Bonus + Pension

Tracsis is an SME which is big enough to make things happen but small enough to care about our employees and who prides itself on working with a blue chip client base including the majority of the UK transport operators such as Arriva, First, Stagecoach, Go-Ahead, National Express and Virgin.

Our success is down to the way we work, the opportunities we seek and act upon and our amazing employees who make everything happen.

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer to complement our Leeds team of around 30 Developers, so we can expand on our current product offerings which specialise in resource and scheduling software applications for rail industry.

  • Salary: £ Competitive - dependent on experience + Bonus + Share options + Pension
  • Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent contract
  • Based in Leeds or Manchester
  • Flexitime working

As a Senior Software Developer, you will be based within our growing operations and planning team based in Leeds.

We are driven to improve the rail industry and we hope you will share this passion with us. You will rely upon your excellent problem solving skills to assist with software that helps the rail industry to run smoothly and efficiently, which benefits everyone.

You will work on the full development life cycle working on both Brownfield and Greenfield software development projects at enterprise level, which means you will work across different technologies and whilst utilising your current skills, you will also develop new ones.

Whatever the domain, we emphasise the best technical practices and value long term quality.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Creatively developing and delivering software to enhance our offerings both in the UK and abroad.
  • Agile working, in Scrum Squads, working collaboratively and flexibly with other team members.
  • Analysis of product requirements.
  • Estimating resources and identifying risks to achieve project goals -

Tech Stack:

Developing a cloud-hosted, high-availability software product. Hosted largely in AWS, written mainly in Haskell, but with some components in C#. Supporting tools include Grafana, Nagios, Zookeeper, Smartstack. Day-to-day work could be any or all of these technologies, so people with a desire / proven ability to learn new things are preferred!

Benefits to Working at Tracsis:

  • Pension
  • Annual bonus
  • 33 days annual leave (25 days leave + 8 bank holidays)
  • Long Service Annual Leave Awards - additional day after 3 years - going up to 5 additional days for 10 years service.
  • Private medical health care after 1 years service
  • Brand new office space - Nexus in Leeds (cafe, break out areas and pods, yoga room)
  • Long Term Incentive Plan Scheme
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Eye Care scheme
  • Flexi time and working from home scheme
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Software Career Pathway
  • Monthly Tech Talks and Lunch and Learns
  • Regular social events paid for by Tracsis
  • Pizza Thursday
  • Casual dress code

To apply:

If working for Tracsis is your next career move, apply with a c.v to Louise Hodgson, Divisional HR Advisor, at

We looking forward to receiving your c.v's. Strictly no agencies. Applications received from agencies will not be considered and unsolicited calls from agencies are not welcome.

We welcome c.v's from all sections of the community.

The closing date for applications is the 10th May 2019.

Posted: 05 September 2018