Senior Back End Developer - Bristol

Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Bristol (City Centre)
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Back End Developer - Bristol

Job Overview
We are currently seeking a passionate and talented senior back-end developer to join our team. Working closely with the Head of Technology this role will help shape .net development, guiding best practice in all our .net projects and collaborating with product owners and clients to help in the refining of project requirements.
We’ll be looking for someone with great experience with the .net stack, a good communicator, a keen learner and someone with a strong desire to help shape the way software is built in an ever evolving, agile team.

Working with other team members and stakeholders, you will be required to actively participate in the full development lifecycle, including:
  • Leading .net solutions architecture
  • Leading the definition of the .net standards and approach to deliver excellent, secure and robust code
  • Leading code reviews and audits of existing .net codebases
  • Attending workshops, research and testing sessions with stakeholders/clients
  • Requirements gathering and definition including creating and refining user stories
  • Working on project proposals and pitches
  • Aiding the team in recognising and resolving technical issues
  • Identifying and helping mitigate project risk
  • Helping drive the ongoing improvement of the team’s development processes and the businesswide Scrum processes

Required Skills
The below skills detail our “perfect candidate”, but we welcome applicants of all levels if they feel they are are on the right path.
  • Several years ’ full lifecycle software development experience in .net
  • Excellent, demonstrable understanding of OO principles
  • Excellent, demonstrable understanding of coding standards and best practices
  • Excellent understanding of the following technologies:
  • .Net (C#)
  • MVC and Razor
  • Web API and REST
  • SQL
  • Solid experience working with Agile methodologies and a strong understanding of the Scrum framework
  • Excellent experience working with CMS systems such as Umbraco, Sitecore
  • Good understanding understanding of front end technologies HTML5, CSS3, Javascript as well as exposure to some Javascript libraries.
  • Good understanding of GIT and source control practices (i.e. gitflow)
  • Good, demonstrable understanding of SOLID software design practices
  • Good, demonstrable understanding of secure coding practices
  • Good, demonstrable understanding of data modelling techniques and practices
  • Good experience using Azure or other cloud hosting solutions
  • Good experience setting up and using continuous deployment/integration
  • Proactive in experimenting with new technologies and platforms to help drive forward our capabilities, processes and creativity

Desirable Skills
  • Experience with mobile app development, i.e. Xamarin
  • Experience writing unit tests and of unit test frameworks
  • Some experience using with Angular.JS
  • Some experience with Node.JS
  • Some experience using task runners such as Grunt/Gulp/Npm

If you'd like to hear more, please call 0117 244 4807 or email

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.
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