GEN AI Senior Full-Stack Software Engineer
Software Engineering function hiring in: Bulgaria | Portugal | Malta
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): Hybrid

Join Ascent and help us do extraordinary things for our customers!

**This position is available for residents in Portugal, Bulgaria and Malta.

About Us
Ascent is a design-led software, data and cloud business that specialises in advanced analytics and AI.  We are an engineering business. We design, build and manage cloud-native products, solutions, platforms & experiences on Azure.

Our pan-European community of engineers, architects, data scientists and digital consultants helps customers take on challenges and opportunities, so they can do something new, or do existing things better.

From global insurance, pharma, healthcare and retail to smart home devices, space exploration and cricket - we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.

The opportunity
We are now looking for a highly motivated, results-orientated Full-Stack Developer with Azure experience to join our team. An individual who leads by example and demonstrates a strong work ethic.
 As a member of the Software Engineering team, you will be exposed to interesting and complex projects and will be expected to deliver a range of innovative solutions. You will play an active role in activities related to the design, development, and maintenance of our GenAI squad. You will be working closely with our GenAI experts to define specifications, and architecture, building creative and innovative GenAI solutions.
Your responsibilities

  • Actively Implement solutions in the Azure ecosystem
  • Estimation of functional/technical business requirements
  • Translating functional/technical business requirements into application code
  • Continue to review, evolve, and deliver the best software development standards, technology, tools, and principles
  • Attention to detail and methodical worker
  •  Proactive and supportive team player
  • Ability to act independently
  • Quick to learn new techniques and eager to embrace new challenges
  • Positive attitude towards change and a fast-paced environment
  • Can-do approach towards development initiatives, methodologies, and working practices
Skills and Experience

The following skills/experience are necessary:
  • 5 or more years in a similar role
  • Working experience with, but not limited to .NET, React (ideally with Vite), Azure SQL, Databases
  • Good working knowledge of Azure App Service, Azure Functions, Azure SQL, Azure Storage, Azure AI search, Azure App Insights, Azure Key Vault, etc
  •  Work experience with Azure DevOps and GitHub; including Boards, Pipelines, Repos, etc
  • Knowledge of Terraform and GitHub Actions is considered an asset
  • Good understanding of industry best practices
  • Good understanding and experience working with Agile Frameworks such as Scrum
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, both written and oral
  • Solid time management, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a real passion for technology
  • Constructive challenger approach

Skills and qualifications
  • University degree in computer systems design or computer science or equivalent
  • A passion for GenAI
  • Practical knowledge and experience of a structured development life cycle, such as Agile or Scrum.
  • The ability to operate whilst under pressure and demanding constraints.
  • Understanding and working knowledge with Docker/Kubernetes tech (AKS (Azure Kubernetes Services) preferred) would be considered an asset

Working at Ascent
At Ascent we promote a healthy work-life balance by offering flexibility in where you work.  We also promote well-being and provide access to Well Being Coaches.

Your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we’ll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review. It is a fun, supportive, and modern workplace where we really live by our company values of Empathy, Energy, and Audacity! Ascent also offers a variety of benefits in each of our countries.

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favourably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.



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Our customers.

Ascent works with over 150 businesses in the UK, Europe and North America. From global insurance, healthcare and retail to smart home devices, space exploration and cricket - we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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