PHP / .Net Software Developer

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  • Location

    East Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Software Development

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  • Salary:

    £300.00 - £350.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Steve Brown

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months initially

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Our client is looking to recruit a Software Developer to their Digital Solutions Team, with skills in either PHP and\or .Net. Their team is expanding to meet the demands of a wide portfolio of projects and clients - from both within the UK and overseas. This role could become permanent for the right candidate and offers significant career progression opportunities within the company. The team provides full design, implementation, and maintenance services to a wide range of internal and external clients and is currently based in Birmingham, Croydon and Newcastle.

You will have relevant experience and proven design and development skills delivering to quality, time, and budget. Your experience will include working as part of software teams developing a variety of technologies that focus on either PHP and\or .Net. If you are a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team, then this is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients.

Job Responsibilities:

The right candidate will work with experienced staff to develop, maintain and support software applications, predominately for our transportation clients.

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards:
Works under direct supervision
Must have the aptitude and ability to translate existing IT understanding to the company's model of software development
Follows documented software development standards and approaches
Follows the defined visual style of the application
Develops solutions based upon a defined specification and test plan
Develops software solutions that operate against relational databases including Relational/object mapping Screen creation, Report development
Participates in department code reviews
Performs unit testing of their work
Completes work based upon the project schedule
Works with the quality assurance tester to resolve any problems
Participates in team design meetings
Assists in the response to Helpdesk ticket support requests
Learns from peers within the organization
Assigned tasks are of low complexity.
Knows or learns to use the tools required for the job assignment

Essential skills / experience required:

Experience with one or more of the following two web stacks:

Stack 1 - Open Source
Stack 2 - Microsoft .Net
Visual Studio
C# Language
Asp.Net\MVC\Web API
Entity Framework
SQL Server

Desirable skills / experience:

Mobile software development
Project and Service Desk management using JIRA
Source Code Control in GIT or equivalent
Experience with Google APIs and analytics
Development of map driven solutions
Good appreciation of software architecture and its real-world implications.
Understanding of database design and implementation
A degree or masters degree in Computer Science or another relevant subject. Note: Professional development experience will be strongly considered in lieu of a relevant degree.