Experis IT

Senior Software Engineer

£40000 - £45000 per annum
06 Feb 2017
06 Mar 2017
martin ferguson
Clearance Level
Job Type

Senior Software Developer - (C# / .NET / Microsoft Suite) - Up to 45k plus benefits - Boscombe Downs

Senior Developer - (C# / Microsoft Suite)

A fantastic opportunity for a Senior Developer has arisen to work for a leading Defence and Research Agency. Working as part of an effective and professional team, you will be working in a challenging and dynamic environment, contributing to one of the UK's most reputable businesses.

The company is looking for a Senior Developer to help develop code that delivers on performance and reliability. Your day to day responsibilities would include but not be limited to the following:

  • The ability to technically lead a development team.
  • The ability to expose and share emerging technologies, concepts, strategies and processes with the team.
  • Monitors the adherence to procedures and the quality of developed software artefacts.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft technologies and their application.
  • The ability to take a development through the full life-cycle from requirements capture to delivery and support.
  • Good interpersonal skills for team-working, and working with customers.
  • The ability to determine a customer's real needs and assist in selecting the most appropriate solution.
  • Good discipline in the application of software practices and quality control.
  • Good written and oral communications skills, including presentation skills.

The successful candidate will:

  • Deputise for the Bespoke Applications Team Manager
  • Mentor junior members of the team.
  • Provide technical leadership for the application development activities in the team.
  • Ensure that developed and maintained applications perform reliably to meet the customer's functional needs and other requirements as defined in the application's project management or maintenance plan.
  • Ensure that the project documentation is produced and maintained to the level defined in the application's project management or maintenance plan.
  • Ensure that development is executed to the standard defined in the application's project management or maintenance plan.
  • Ensure that other members of the team have sufficient knowledge of the applications to provide cover for the person's absence.
  • Manage the relationship with the customer(s) on assigned projects.

Essential Qualifications

  • A formal qualification at degree level, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained by practical work experience, is required to do this job.
  • Proven track record in technically leading development teams.
  • Experience in developing applications for one or more of the following: Windows Forms, intranet or internet environments.
  • Experience of software engineering. Specifically 10+ years of production quality software development in the Microsoft Stack (ASP.Net, ASP.Net MVC, C#/VB.NET, WPF, WCF, SQL Server)
  • Experience of database developments (any commercial variant).
  • Experience of delivering high quality solutions.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Membership with a relevant professional body.
  • Experience in monitoring process adherence and quality.

The business offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes but is not limited to: 25 days annual leave, 1:1.5 pension, Share Scheme.

For any further information contact Martin Ferguson on 0161 924 1383.

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