The Software Developer will support the Business Units efficiency through the development and design of specialised software.
The Software Developer will work with other members of the Business Solutions Team to develop, deploy and improve required software solutions. This may include integrating existing software products and getting seemingly incompatible platforms to work together.
The individual is expected to be able and willing to work to the vision, strategy, and core values of the Group.
Supporting business transition and helping to establish change
Understanding and mapping business needs and processes across the organisation
Gathering, identifying, and documenting business requirements using a variety of proven business analysis methodologies.
Document and articulate the impact of proposed solutions on benefits, costs and risks, in accordance with our marginal gain ethos and a focus on return on investment.
Work effectively with internal and 3rd party providers to scope, implement, test and deploy solutions to business problems.
Assisting in the preparation and delivery of training and reference material on the new processes and software systems.
Assist in the post go-live support of the systems and ongoing continual improvement.
Work closely with other Business Systems Analysts to facilitate knowledge share
Interface with Business Units and any relevant Project Managers.
Communicate requirements clearly and accurately to the Software Development team for solution development.
If required escalate any request to the Business Solutions Manager for resolution.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Business Solutions Manager.
Experience and Qualifications
A degree or other higher education qualification in a computer science/software engineering discipline and/or equivalent experience within a commercial IT environment.
Experience of the full software development stack and lifetime cycle.
Experience working with Microsoft .NET and Web programming languages for at least 5 years.
- NET CORE
- Azure DevOps
Experience working with Databases and SQL programming language.
- SQL Server
- Power BI and Data Flows
Experience working with programming concepts in a commercial environment
Experience working with Azure Services is preferrable.
- Azure SQL Database
- Azure Data Factory
- Azure Pipelines
- Azure Key Vaults
- Azure Messaging Services
Ability work in an Agile software development methodology.
Ability to learn new applications and systems.
Ability to effectively document and comment advanced code solutions.
Effectively manage time while working on multiple assignments with guidance as to relative priorities of assignments.
Ability to handle confidential information and materials with discretion and integrity.
Ability to handle interruptions and shifting priorities, maintain focus on tasks, pay attention to details, and produce accurate work.
Hunger to continually learn new technologies to progress and achieve the best results.
Excellent written, verbal and collaboration skills.
A critical and methodical thinker/problem solver who can work under pressure, assess enquiries and exercise sound judgement.
In addition to the Competencies of a Software Developer as detailed above the Senior Software Developer should have the following.
Ability to lead individual projects of a large and complex nature.
Recognised as a domain knowledge expert.
Ability to identify and deliver new and latest technology solutions.
Ability to mentor more junior Software Developer team members.
Work with the Business Solutions Team Manager to create new and update existing policies and procedures.