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Our People: Jean Power


Jean studied bacteria and then ran clinical trials - the boring data side, not the fun, gross side - for years before realising that building apps, not status reports, was her calling. She dropped everything, moved to Glasgow and emerged a year later - slightly bruised but not broken - from an intense MSc. in Software Development. She moved to Edinburgh and quickly fell in love with the city; in particular the food which, thankfully, isn’t all deep fried.

Previously specialising in Android, Jean has now succumbed to the other side, and taken the plunge into iOS development. Whether it’s a move into the dark, or light, she’s not sure, but thinks her perception may be skewed by caffeine intake, or number of times Xcode has crashed that morning. She was drawn to NCR by the supportive, learning focused environment, and can’t wait to use some of her training days to get cracking on the //TODO list of shiny things she wants to play with.

Outside of work, Jean spends the majority of her time eating and playing roller derby - a fast paced, full contact sport, played on skates - with Auld Reekie Roller Girls, the local Edinburgh league.



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What’s in it for you?

We don’t just stop with competitive salaries, interesting projects plus a great working environment.

Our impressive benefits package addresses your health, education, pension, plus a range of other flexible benefits that could benefit your family as well.

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  • Competitive Salary
  • 33 Days Holiday
  • 10 Training Days a Year
  • Dental Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 50% Contribution towards BUPA Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Visa Sponsorship
  • Enhanced Maternity Pay

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional Life Assurance Cover
  • Additional Vacation Days Purchase
  • Healthcare for Family Member
  • Dental Cover for Family Member

Who are we looking for?

People who are passionate about technology and software engineering, with strong design skills that they can apply to practical solutions and who are comfortable working in small, focused, agile teams.

Interested?

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