Software Developer

Birmingham, UK
17 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to a period of organic growth we are now looking to recruit Software Developers to join our Solutions team, located in our fabulous offices in central Birmingham.

You will work in a team of developers and solutions architects alongside our test and service desk teams developing and supporting a growing number of secure web based portals, enabling the submission of on line applications and the spatial enablement of data meeting a breadth of business requirements. This role will also involve mentoring and developing a growing team.

You will be looking to develop your career in an environment that has engaged the both waterfall and agile methodologies with core principles following a blend of these to enable swift development within a structured framework.

You will be gaining knowledge and experience in working on the enhancement of one of the UK's major web based application process solutions amongst many other spatially enabled solutions, and looking to develop your experience of solutions with response design at their centre.

You will possess some or all of the following:
  • JavaScript ES5 and familiarity with ES6
  • JavaScript frameworks, preferably React, although also Knockout, AngularJS or Vue
  • Front-End build tools based on NodeJS like Webpack
  • HTML and templating engines like Razor or EJS
  • .NET Framework and/or .NET Core
  • C#/VB.NET
  • SQL
  • Oracle and MSSQL database development and administration
  • Mathematical analytical skills
  • Excellent understanding of security standards and controls

An ideal candidate will also have:
  • a 'can do' attitude, consistently delivering to time, quality and cost;
  • ability to deliver excellent customer service at all times;
  • Inquisitive and analytical nature
  • Flexibity and the ability to react to the needs of a developing business.

TerraQuest are part of Mears Group PLC a long established secure data and technology specialist with broad ranging services including Land Referencing, Business Process Outsource and Software as a Service technology solutions. TerraQuest have attained ISO9001, 14001, 18001 and 27001 to support the delivery of all its services and are proud to part of the Mears Group of Companies.

Working in partnership with both private and public sector clients to improve the day-to-day operations of their business providing rich data based services and solutions to optimise business efficiencies and ensure rich data provision to support both day to day and strategic decision making.

Working directly on many of the UK's major infrastructure programs our Land Referencing Team provide high quality data to meet legislative based processes enabling our clients to meet critical deadlines.

TerraQuest looks for people who share our commitment to working in the community and who really want to make a positive difference to people's lives. TerraQuest is proud of our recruitment history and benefits and we have high staff retention rates.

On joining TerraQuest you will have online access to our range of voluntary and flexible benefits including the WorkSave Pension Plan, plus access to the Mears Group Corporate Benefits including:
  • We offer extensive training and UK recognised qualifications in order to give our team members the tools they need to progress within their job.
  • All our staff and their families are invited to Annual Fun Days.
  • Child care voucher scheme, helping parents with the cost of child care.
  • Mears Advantage is a scheme open to all Mears staff allowing them to save money on everything from weekly groceries to the annual family holiday.
  • Many roles offer flexible working patterns so we can appeal to a full range of people, mums going back to work, older generations and career changers.
  • Mears Assist is a confidential hotline open to all employees providing support on a wide range of personal and work related issues.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support.

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