Senior Software Developer

Job Title: Senior Software Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH19575_1563442379
Contact Name: Ivana Kovacova
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 18, 2019 10:32

Job Description

Senior Software Developer

Birmingham City Centre

£55 000 P/A

You will be hands-on technical developer who will lead a team of developers in the new development function within the company. As senior developer you will set development standards within the organisation and lead a development (SCRUM) team according to these standards. You are also the interface into both business and technical management and will ensure forecast resource demands can be accurately met by the company DevOps function. This role is a key interface between technology and the business.

The role is responsible for development of company systems using technologies identified below.

Technical Skills:

  • Proven experience from more than one previous engagement in .net, Java considered
  • C#, net,, MVC
  • Visual Studio,
  • Web API,
  • Experience utilising Front End development/testing frameworks (JavaScript focus),
  • CMS development,
  • Source Control (GIT/DevOps Repo)

Primary Responsibilities

  • To manage, lead and build a new team of technical resources following agile and 'CI/CD DevOps' practices
  • Ensure that system development is accompanied by a high level of technical documentation
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to projects. Including, but not limited to: providing development estimates, analysing high-level requirements and leading technical workstreams.

Essential Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to coach and mentor junior team members to ensure that they are motivated, engaged and delivering according to business demands
  • Can build good relationships at all levels including with business stakeholders
  • Experience leading teams in a SCRUM/XP development approach
  • Proven delivery experience with Microsoft Azure and Azure DevOps (or equivalent)

Desirable Skills

  • Cloud platform deployment, application deployment and ongoing lifecycle management
  • Dynamics365 CE development and deployment
  • .net backend integration development
  • MS SharePoint online
  • MS SQL configuration and maintenance, including management of Azure SQL services

Company Benefits

  • 35 hours p/w
  • Death in Service - 4 x salary
  • 25 days holiday plus B/H
  • Flexible benefits scheme ( sell/buy your holidays, travel insurance and many more)
  • Gym membership
  • Pension - up to 19 % combined contribution