Software Developer

Reed Business Information Limited
Sutton Green
£40k-£46k +5%bonus +benefits
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Developer - ICIS Based in Sutton - London, SM2 5AS - Developer for ICIS - The world's largest petrochemical market information provider - Part of Reed Business Information, a FTSE100 business *********************) - Competitive salary + bonus + 29 days holiday + paid charity days + share options scheme + pension + more! SOFTWARE DEVELOPER - C# / ASP.NET / JavaScript / AGILE / DATA FOCUSED - EXCITING PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT WITHIN RBI GLOBAL MEDIA (FTSE100 RELX GROUP) RBI is seeking an experienced Software Developer with strong C# and JavaScript skills to join one of our flagship digital brands in our head office in South London. You will join a team delivering a number of data rich, highly interactive applications to customers of one of our most innovative businesses. You will be joining a team of highly capable developers working on enterprise class applications in collaboration with content experts in their field and commercial stakeholders to deliver game changing, market-leading products. The successful candidate will need to hit the ground running, with a proven track record in software development. Skills & Experience Essential: - C# - Asp.Net MVC - JavaScript, jQuery - SQL Server - REST/Web API - Experience working with and manipulating data - Experience of TDD and Object Oriented principles - Agile Development (Scrum/Kanban) - Strong interpersonal and stakeholder skills - Excellent problem solving skills - A real interest and passion for software development and high quality code Desirable: - JavaScript frameworks, particularly Angular 2 - Amazon Web Services - Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery - Git/Stash - Puppet Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a technical / IT field The successful candidate will join a dynamic team working in a friendly atmosphere with a focus on quality and a passion for delivering applications that exceed client expectations. So who is RBI and ICIS? RBI is a global online media and information business cited amongst the world's top-100 'online superpowers'. We have an international portfolio of market leading brands (including ICIS, Accuity, Flight Global and New Scientist) that spans Western Europe, North America, China, Singapore, Australia and beyond; we're also part of the FTSE 100 RELX Group, a global media and publishing group with a history spanning several hundred years and revenues in the region of $10bn. As one of the largest brands within RBI, ICIS has a global staff of more than 800, is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has a fast growing energy information business. ICIS provides prices, news, analysis, insight and consultancy. How important is technology to ICIS? Technology is a central part of the ICIS business. The technology team provides the online products and systems to collect and distribute ICIS data to our global audience. We also create innovative sources of new insight - for example modelling of power demands, processing of European gas flows or tracking/predicting in real-time worldwide ship movements. We use modern technologies, work almost exclusively in the cloud and focus on agile development approaches. Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including property, banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. What's it like to work here? Outstanding - you've probably already got a feel for what we do and the technology we're involved with but what differentiates us from the crowd is our culture. We're an agile, dynamic and forward thinking organisation who understand the importance of looking after our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life. We're able to offer the best-of-both-words, a close-knit, collegial, flexible and dynamic team with the stability, investment, benefits and career opportunities that go with being part of a growing global organisation. In addition to all of this we offer the following 'core' benefits: - 29 days holiday - 2 paid charity days (as a business we do a lot of charity work) - Pension and life assurance scheme - SAYE Share Options Scheme - AIP (bonus), car allowance, childcare and medical benefits available at more senior levels within the business. And what about your career? Career development is important to us and we take our personal development plan (PDP) process very seriously; we want you to learn and progress quickly in the direction you want to go and we will provide you with the training and support to achieve that at the right pace. Career wise our company is made up of many leading online businesses so you can develop in three dimensions, vertically through the business, across different brands, and across different functions (if you fancy a change). We're an increasingly international business and are often able to offer overseas opportunities either as secondments or on a permanent basis. Women In Technology RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 24% of our Technology workforce are women, this is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology - Mentoring scheme for women in technology. - Women's network forum. - Regularly run events for school girls, related to careers in technology, inspiring the next generation of girls in tech. Click on the link to find out more: **********************************/
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