Graduate / Junior Software Developer OR Software Developer

Trafford Housing Trust
Sale, UK
12 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate / Junior Software Developer OR Software Developer - Industrial Placement THTG85233


Salary £19,000 - £28,000 per annum, depending upon experience

Gradate / Junior Software Developer (Permanent) or Industrial Placement (12 Month FTC)

Trafford Housing Trust is looking for a Junior .NET Developer, recent graduate or current students looking for a 1 year software development placement to join our growing software team.

The team has a variety of greenfield projects in the pipeline, including websites, customer portal called MyAccount, internal web applications for staff and projects to integrate business systems.We use the latest technologies, including .NET Core and Angular, and are introducing Blazor. The team uses Azure Dev-Ops, including CICD, to manage projects and offers up to 1 day a month for training.

Essential Skills:

·C# 7+

·SQL 2016+ database design, and development

·Entity Framework 6 or similar skill

·MVC + Razor


·Some JavaScript skills including jQuery, and Bootstrap

·Passionate to learn and improve self as well as code

·Full Software Development Lifecycle knowledge


·Any solution design knowledge beneficial

·Unit testing experience

·Angular 6+



·Prepared to talk in groups and demonstrate work to people of different levels

·Pair programming, and peer review of code

·Experience working in an Agile/Scrum/Kanban project management environments

What we offer:

Trafford Housing Trust encourages a healthy work/life balance and we offer an attractive benefits package for employees, as well as a competitive and transparent system of pay and reward. These benefits include excellent training and development opportunities, home working and access to the Social Housing Defined Contribution pension scheme.

About Trafford Housing Trust

Trafford Housing Trust (THT) is an independent Housing Association (HA) providing around 9,000 quality, affordable, homes within the Trafford area of Manchester. We are a "profit-for-purpose" organisation, striving for a society transformed, free from poverty, inequality and injustice. As well as being a social landlord we run community centres, deliver care services to people in their homes through our TrustCare business, provide employment opportunities through our social enterprise, Cleanstart and our subsidiary business, Laurus Homes, builds and sells homes.

People are at the very heart of what we do and delivering excellent service is important to us. We believe that by having meaningful engagement, listening to our customers and understanding what really matters to them, will help us continually improve and develop the services we deliver and the homes we provide and maintain.

In April 2019 we announced that we will be joining the L&Q Group within the coming months, in an exciting deal that will see us build 20,000 new homes across the NW. This represents ambitious growth and a huge vote of confidence in THT's team and track record. Over the next 3-4 years we will work with L&Q to ramp up the organisation's capacity and align our ways of working in key areas.

Closing Date: 26th July 2019

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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