Application Developer

Recruiter
United Learning Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Application Developer – ASP.Net, C#, iOS and Android
Location: Peterborough (flexible working may be considered)
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Closing Date: Monday 6 November at noon
Interviews: Week commencing 13 November

United Learning is a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England. Schools within United Learning work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our intranet site, United Hub, is just one example of how we share resource and communicate across sites, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance. We reward our staff: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately the satisfaction of supporting schools in their quest to give every child the opportunity to succeed and reach their full potential.

The role:

You will develop software applications in a relaxed and productive environment with a small, friendly team of software developers. You will be working primarily on browser-based applications written in ASP.Net, with new projects using ReactJS and TypeScript. There will also be opportunities to work with Android, iOS, SharePoint and DNN.

There is a wide variety of projects, with systems for central office functions and apps for schools within the Group.

Required skills (you will be expected to have some exposure to these):

    C#ASP.NET MVCJavaScriptMicrosoft SQL ServerHTMLCSS
Desirable skills (there will be opportunities to train in any or all of these, but you won’t be expected to learn them all):

    AndroidSharePointiOSDNNReact/Angular or similarTypeScriptAgile.Net Core
Responsibilities:

    Work with staff at central office and schools to understand requirements for new and existing applicationsDevelop new software applications and add features to existing applicationsTest own and others’ work, both manually and with the creation of automated unit/integration testsProvide third-line support to end usersRemain appraised of industry trends and new and emerging technologiesMaintain documentation of applications and processesEngage in professional development to broaden skillset
About You:

You will have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role and be looking for your next career step. You will be motivated to produce high-quality software and care about the reliability and user experience of your finished work.

In addition, you will:

    be approachable and friendly when working with othersbe committed to excellence and continuous improvementhave strong organisational and planning skillsbe able to communicate effectively with usersbe adaptable and innovative
If you are motivated by values, a sense of purpose and being part of an organisation that is improving the life chances of young people, whilst supporting colleagues to achieve excellence, we would like to hear from you.

Rewards and Benefits:

As a Group, we can achieve more together than any single school could alone, and we can offer you more as an employee too! As an employee of United Learning, you have access to a range of benefits, from great discounts with Kids Pass and Tastecard, opportunities to get fit with our GymFlex and Cycle2Work programmes, and a range of health and lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, car lease schemes, health and dental plans and travel insurance. These benefits are paid for directly from your monthly pay.

Other benefits include:

    Flexi timeFree car parkingA contributory pension schemeOccupational sick payCompetitive maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
United Learning

United Learning is a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

For more information

Address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough PE3 6SB

Telephone: 01832 864 444

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Where support is better shared.

United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12. Registered address: United Learning, Worldwide House, Thorpe Wood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.


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