Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Up to £35000 per annum
10 days ago
A highly reputable software house is on the search for an driven Software Developer with at least 1 years commercial experience. The perfect candidate will be someone who encompasses a strong work ethic and is yearning to gain exposure and progress in their career. You will be self-motivated with sufficient drive and enthusiasm to complete your tasks to an excellent standard and have an overall professional attitude with clients and colleagues. This company is highly successful in what they do, therefore they require someone that will be committed to the aims of the organisation and also have a willingness to want to contribute from day one; acquiring new and technical skills along the way in order to keep up to date with latest developments and techniques.
This role is a very exciting and unique opportunity which can be deemed a "hybrid" style, with opportunity to gain exposure across three areas; Product Development and overall maintenance, Support and Planning and internal ops.
You will heavily be involved in the full life cycle from designing through to overall maintenance of the software systems, as well as implementing new functionality and defining coding standards set. You will have responsibility for a number of development projects and a large part of this would be to continually look for system improvements and ongoing product evolution. It is highly advantageous if you have commercial experience in unit and integration testing as this will be a key part of the role. You will be required to manage overall investigations and bug fixes whilst accurately documenting fault logs. As well as this, the ability to effectively communicate rollout activity, ensuring that the teams focus on quality and efficiency for this software delivery will be an important part of the role so it would be highly attractive if you have experience in confidently sending comms to a team. As an integral part of the Development team, you will ensure to keep up to date with new technology where appropriate and be an advocate of learning/knowledge sharing within your team to grow and improve.
The support aspect of the role will require you to be an important stakeholder and act as a 3rd level support for any IT issues that may arise, effectively following the support procedures ensuring satisfactory conclusion of the issues.
Planning and operations
The planning and internal operations aspect of the role will require you to plan and manage productivity targets as defined by the Technical Product Manager, and ensuring that all administrative elements are completed accurately and to a timely manner. As a successful software developer, you will have the opportunity to act as a key leader in harnessing the teams full potential through development, target setting, personal training needs, meetings and where appropriate suggesting areas of improvement for any procedures and internal processes. You will be a great team player who represents a resilient work ethic and isn't afraid to get the job done!
Software Developer role requirements
- A degree or equivalent in Computer Science or similar
- Demonstration of working in a collaborative team
- Ability to work to set deadlines
- Able to use own initiative
- Experience in working flexibly in a changing environment
- Confident in offering new ideas and solutions to problems
- Excellent communication skills, specifically with key stakeholders
- Experience in Visual basic
- Knowledge and/or exposure of Agile Development methodologies
- Knowledge of working within a structured environment
- Knowledge of Microsoft product suits
- Experience in HTML 5, Classic ASP, VBA, XML, XSLT
If this hybrid role is something that you're interested in, and you want to contribute to the success of a highly reputable software provider than do not hesitate and apply now! Interviews will be commencing via our video platform, Oscar Live so there's no uncertainty for interviewing availability given the unfortunate current global climate! The company is on the lookout for likeminded individuals who want to make a difference from day one, and are keen to get stuck in for their own personal development! APPLY NOW!
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