Application Developer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Leicestershire, UK
11 Sep 2019
15 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Application Developer, Leicester, £43k p/a plus benefits

Your new company

A full-scale retirement solutions provider. We are committed to acquiring, developing and holding - for the long-term - a range of financial services businesses in the UK and internationally. As an investor we look for wholly-owned, minority interest and joint venture investments that can generate value independently or in concert with other assets in our portfolio. We look for businesses that possess the capacity for scaled growth, a proven presence in their chosen market segments, strong people with the right values, and most importantly that offer an opportunity for us to add value through digital delivery. Our approach centres on four primary enablers: our expertise, access to leading technology, focus on consumers, and capital. More than anything, we build safe and recurring value for all of our stakeholders, customers, partners, employees and shareholders.

Your new role

In your role as Application Developer, you will be responsible for working on new greenfield development projects as well as supporting existing applications and interfaces with third party partners. The projects you support, will include white label partner implementations, platform enhancements and regulatory change. You will also be required to support with Production incidents and API testing. You will be involved throughout the project lifecycle - responsible for understanding business requirements, participating in detailed design brainstorming sessions and developing web & middleware applications, SQL procedures/functions, SSIS packages, SSRS reports, web and background services to implement the required functionality. The ideal candidate will be a full stack Microsoft analyst developer with development experience in both web and database domains and have a good understanding of database design and have good working knowledge of the best practices in Web, SQL & SSIS development demonstrated over several projects.

What you'll need to succeed

Delivering excellence is no easy task, particularly when you are transforming a business. So we're looking for someone with the right experience and behaviours to join our team. The 'DNA' we look for starts with high proactivity and tenacity, the desire to deliver service excellence, attention to detail and a passion for both innovation and continuous improvement.

As well as this, you will need to have:

* At least 2-3 years' experience in.Net development (C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server)
* Web based technologies such as ASP.NET, MVC, Javascript & Javascript frameworks, AJAX, jQuery, CSS, XML
* SQL Server 2012/2014/2016
* SSIS (highly desirable), SSRS (highly desirable)
* RESTful/WCF web services (desirable) * SoapUI / ReadyAPI Automated API Testing (desirable)
* Exposure to Azure Technologies (desirable)
* Qlik / BI Technologies (desirable)
* Selenium automation through C# web drivers (desirable)
* Understanding of data modelling and database design
* Knowledge of investment and pension products, including regulatory framework (desirable)
* Innovative thinker with an appetite for new technology

What you'll get in return

Highly competitive benefits package
Excellent cash compensation
Career progression
Material investment in training and development
Role challenge
Open and communicative culture
No politics or bureaucracy
Opportunity to make a difference

What you need to do now
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