Trainee Software Developer
Departmental OverviewThe Society prides itself in its investment in innovative technology solutions and this is an exciting time to join our award winning, dynamic IT Department which develops and supports systems, not just for the Society but for a growing list of Blue Chip UK and international clients.The IT Development team are part of the NSML subsidiary. The teams create maintain and support software solutions across the NBS group directed by the corporate business strategy to solve the challenges it faces. These Core Business Applications operate on two platforms, IBM I and Windows servers. Driving innovation through a culture of continuous improvement these Core Business Applications are used by NBS, Newcastle Strategic Solutions customers, and NSML direct customers. IT Development build, configure, maintain and support integration interfaces between the core platforms and several Third Party applications and also deliver web content / branding for the online applications for NBS and NSSL Clients within the Web Services team.Role SummaryTo undertake systems analysis, design and specification of new and existing system changes under guidance from senior staff.To carry out software development tasks as instructed by line management. To maintain high standards of software development in accordance with agreed standards change control procedures.To play role in system implementation, communication of changes, ongoing support and maintenance of systems.To assist, when required, in software package evaluation.To contribute to all other development activities within the departmentTo be fully acquainted with all Society security policies and procedures.Skills and ExperienceThe role will require an enthusiastic individual with a strong team focus and good communication skills. The role also requires knowledge of common programming concepts.IT related expected or achieved grade (2:1 or higher). Preference would be on degree containing programming modules.