Software Developer

Working as part of the Development Team, the Software Developer is responsible for developing, maintaining and updating current financial and business applications, corporate websites, databases and processes, as well as creating new applications as required.The Software Developer is involved in the complete development lifecycle and will be involved in all stages of development projects.The Software Developer must work as a collaborative member of the Development Team, sharing skills, knowledge and experience to help develop the team’s strengths and abilities.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

•Developing and maintaining software applications

•Collating and documenting user requirements in to Technical Specification documents

•Problem solving and solution finding

•Estimating project timelines (with line manager support)

•Internal user support (via our ticketing system)

•Working to a project plan and work schedule set by the Team Leader

•Cross team learning and knowledge sharing

•Work closely with the Database Administrator (to ensure data integrity and security)

•Liaising with Systems & infrastructure Support to ensure that appropriate security and access systems are in place and maintained.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The Software Developer will be self-motivated and able to manage own workload, meeting agreed objectives and delivering within agreed timescales. They will possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively at all levels and with both technical and non-technical colleagues / customers. They will also have highly developed problem solving skills, with a track record of providing innovative and effective solutions to meet end-user, business and commercial needs.

EXPERIENCE

Essential

•Commercial development experience spanning a range of front- and back-end business applications

•Experience of accurately identifying end-user requirements and translating into appropriate and effective solutions

•Experience and understanding of the full development lifecycle

•Working within a development team

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Essential

Proven commercial development experience of:

·.NET Frameworks

·C#, ASP.NET, MVC, Visual Studio 2017 – present

·Entity Framework Version 6

·Strong OO Programming

·API’s

·SQL Server 2008R2 – 2016, DBMS design, T-SQL (stored procedures), SSIS

·Team Foundation Server 2010 / TFS Online / GIT

·Web Services, XML

·HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap

·Internet Information Services

QUALIFICATIONS / KNOWLEDGE

Essential

•Computer Science / Computing related degree of education or equivalent experience

YOUR REWARDS

For your hard work we offer-

·A competitive salary

·26 days’ holiday

·Additional birthday day off

·Company bonus

·Pension

·Life assurance

·Income protection

·Employee discounts

If you would like to advance your career by joining our talented staff community send your cv to recruitment@bestwestern.co.uk

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