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Software Developer Business Systems

Ultra Group
Gloucestershire, UK
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26 Nov 2020

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Software Developer - Business Systems

Based: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Term: Permanent, full time

Innovating today for safer tomorrow

We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Developer to join our Business Systems team based in Cheltenham.

In this role you will be responsible for developing and maintaining In House Software Solutions using Visual Studio, initially VB, but migrating to C# to integrate core business systems (ERP "IFS", PLM "Team Centre" and Intranet "Sharepoint") and also support associated 3rd party applications.

Business Systems is a multi-disciplined Team of Business Process Analysts, Business Information Developers and System Architects working together as a team ensuring the core business systems are maintained and improved to support the needs of a multi-site production environment.

The role of a Software developer is to provide the technical development resource to support improvement initiatives identified by the business. Business Systems works closely with the Information Systems Team to ensure Business System Infrastructure is compliant with Ultra's IT and Security Infrastructure

Key Responsibilities:

Visual Studio Development and Support of existing bespoke application using VB with ability to upgrade to C#

Intranet administration and moderate development for Content management, Workflow, App development and migration

Development of enhancements to ERP and PLM systems using in built tool sets - in house training to be provided although knowledge of IFS and/or Teamcenter would be beneficial

Deployment and technical support of associated 3rd party applications - in house training to be provided

Liaison with Business System Team to advise and deliver the software solutions required for the improvements identified.

Skills and Qualifications Required:

2 years practical experience of Visual Studio VB/C#
Office 365 Development including SharePoint
Software Source Control and Life Cycle Management
Practical awareness of Windows Server Administration
Software Systems Degree or equivalent
Ability to Learn administration of in house systems


Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities.

The Cheltenham office has free parking, onsite restaurant and local transport links. In addition you will receive:

Flexible working within core working hours
25 days holiday with the option to buy/sell 5 days plus bank holidays.
4 times your annual salary in life assurance
Flexible benefits package (benefits such as, new car scheme, retail vouchers, gym discounts, employee share scheme, health screening and more!)

Pension Scheme
Supportive and friendly working environment with regular team events

What we do:

Ultra Precision Control Systems is an operating business of Ultra, a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries. Clients call upon specialist electronic, mechanical and pneumatic capabilities to provide innovative solutions that meet the environmental and operational requirements of high reliability environments.

With innovative engineers, skilled project managers and experienced manufacturing personnel to be found at the heart of the organisation, Ultra is able to continue to produce and develop products that push the limits of technology and respond to the ever changing demands of the industry.

Empowering you to reach your full potential

We trust and empower each other, we love to celebrate success and we win as a team. Together, we embrace change and we're never satisfied until we've done what we said we'd do

Security clearance:

Applicants will be required to meet the minimum requirements of SC Security Clearance.

How to Apply:

If you believe you have the skills and experience required to join our team then please click apply and upload your CV now.


Here at Ultra we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity. Underpinned by our values, behaviours and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be the best version of yourself. We also believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures will increase our diversity of thinking, ensuring we continue to successfully deliver to our customers.

We therefore do not discriminate on the basis of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible
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