Junior Software Developer

Wessex Water
Bath, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Software Developer

Closing date: 31/07/19
Reference: REQ002726
Department: Information Services
Location: Operations Centre, Bath
Starting salary: Circa £23,000 dependent on experience
Category: Permanent
Package: 40 hours, defined contribution pension scheme

Are you a great team worker? Familiar with software development tools and testing techniques? If so, we have a great opportunity for you in our information services department.

Wessex Water is one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services.

Our junior software developer will be working in a junior capacity to design, develop, test and document software from specifications in accordance with agreed standards for the support and maintenance of integrated IT solutions to the business. This will help to ensure the company's aims and objectives can be achieved through its use of information technology. Day-to-day activities include designing, coding, testing and documenting software, assisting in evaluating and reviewing programming methods, and planning/designing unit tests while collaborating with other team members in UK and Malaysia. This is also an excellent opportunity to learn and gain experience in the configuration and development of the Microsoft Dynamics suite of business applications in a supportive environment, with the aim of obtaining relevant Microsoft certifications.

In order to succeed in this role, we are looking for someone with experience in c#, .net framework, web technologies, CSS and Transact-SQL. You will have excellent academic qualifications, ideally to degree level in software engineering or a similar discipline, as well as good A level and GCSE results. A basic awareness and understanding of corporate, industry and professional standards and ITIL framework is required for this role, as well as the ability to communicate effectively across the business. Additionally, we would like a great team player who also has the attitude and aptitude to work independently, with a positive and enthusiastic approach to self-learning, personal and technical development.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

  • Defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
  • Tax-free childcare government scheme.
  • Cycle2Work scheme.
  • Paid volunteering leave.
  • Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ002726. The closing date is 31 July 2019. For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Martin Evans, software development manager.

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.

We're happy to talk flexible working - in association with Working Families

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