Junior Software Developer

Location
Rotherham
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Ref
00094157
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This non-profit company specialising in Tracking and Assessment solutions is looking for a committed IT professional to join a dedicated team providing assessment and tracking software for schools across the country. Your primary role will be to assist in software development and to provide support to their customers.

You will work alongside experienced programmers to learn the underlying education processes that drive demand for the software, before ultimately progressing to independent projects and server management. A full induction and training programme will be provided to familiarise you with the system, its customers and technical requirements.

Your main responsibilities
- Collaborate with talented developers to produce and implement software designs.
- Formulate program specifications and basic prototypes.
- Work alongside a supportive team to gain an understanding of the technical and practical aspects of the system.
- Perform upgrades to make software and systems more secure and efficient.
- Record and expand a knowledge base of the software and assessment procedures so as to be able to advise customers on effective practice.
- Enable customers to make the best use of the software by answering support queries.

What they are looking for
- BSc/BA in computer science, software engineering or relevant discipline.
- Positive and outgoing personality.
- Strong work ethic.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- An analytical mind-set and creative thinking.
- Ability to develop positive relationships with customers and staff.
- Commitment to team working.
- Evidence of relevant experience.

They can offer
- A comprehensive training programme with salary increments linked to successful completion of key performance tasks.
- Significant opportunities to gain experience in other areas of the business including delivering training to customers and marketing, depending on the skills and interests of the candidate.
- The chance to work for a caring, non-profit making organisation that directly funds charity initiatives for communities in Rotherham.
- Accelerated career progression.
- Ongoing support and mentoring.
- Pension
- Flexible, family-friendly working environment.

They are close to Sheffield and Doncaster and the M1 and M18 are within a couple of miles.

Car parking is free and available on site

They are a flexible and caring organisation and they are looking for a committed individual to work as part of the team. Career progression within the organisation is a strong possibility for the right candidate. They look forward to hearing from you.

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