Are you a great team worker? Familiar with software development tools and testing techniques? If so, we have a great opportunity for you in our information services department.
Wessex Water is one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group, which comprises a number of other companies alongside our regulated business, including engineering and construction, property development and waste management and renewable energy services.
Our junior software developer will be working in a junior capacity to design, develop, test and document software from specifications in accordance with agreed standards for the support and maintenance of integrated IT solutions to the business. This will help to ensure the company's aims and objectives can be achieved through its use of information technology. Day-to-day activities include designing, coding, testing and documenting software, assisting in evaluating and reviewing programming methods, and planning/designing unit tests while collaborating with other team members in UK and Malaysia. This is also an excellent opportunity to learn and gain experience in the configuration and development of the Microsoft Dynamics suite of business applications in a supportive environment, with the aim of obtaining relevant Microsoft certifications.
In return, we offer a range of benefits including:
- Defined contribution pension scheme
- 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service
- Tax-free childcare government scheme
- Cycle2Work scheme
- Paid volunteering leave
- Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers
We're happy to talk flexible working - in association with Working Families
What we are looking for
In order to succeed in this role, we are looking for someone with experience in c#, .net framework, web technologies, CSS and Transact-SQL.
A basic awareness and understanding of corporate, industry and professional standards and ITIL framework is required for this role, as well as the ability to communicate effectively across the business.
Additionally, we would like a great team player who also has the attitude and aptitude to work independently, with a positive and enthusiastic approach to self-learning, personal and technical development.
Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check.
You will have excellent academic qualifications, ideally to degree level in software engineering or a similar discipline, as well as good A level and GCSE results.
Accepted degree subjects
Additional job details
salary dependent on experience. Package: 40 hours, defined contribution pension scheme
- Contract, dates and working times
How to apply
Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking apply below quoting job reference REQ002726.
For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Martin Evans, Software Development Manager.
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 10 June 2019
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Closing date: 31 July 2019