Apply for this vacancy

  Upload Your CV
Apply via LinkedIn
or call Daniel Blackwell on:
0191 620 0123
Interested in referring a friend? Click here
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Sector: Other  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 07/02/2019
Senior Core Developer Ronald James Group 2019-07-01

Our clients are specialists in diesel power sales, repair and maintenance, with a highly skilled and experienced team of over 50 OEM trained engineers with expertise across multiple disciplines and all engine types. They can be mobilised 24/7 wherever the engine, whatever the problem.

Role:

A senior software developer responsible for the development of existing and future products, focusing on innovating and commercialising new concepts and providing technical support for existing and new products.

The role is based out of Newcastle, but it is a requirement of this role that the job holder will be prepared to travel, overseas and within the UK.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Full life cycle software development in line with current projects

  • Maintain source control according to company standards

  • Review and understand all current systems, internal and outsourced

  • Producing detailed specifications and writing high quality code by utilising the latest engineering best practices and tools

  • Develop user interfaces with consideration for the interaction between users and process

  • Testing and code review in controlled, real situations before going live, in accordance with QA standards

  • Preparation of training manuals for customers and internal staff

  • Maintaining systems once they are up and running

  • Provide technical support to both customers and employees for issues escalated from the technical helpdesk

  • Improve and develop test, installation and commissioning procedures

  • Integration of new features into existing systems

  • Create and maintain software development standards

  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

Success in this role will be judged by the following key performance indicators:

  • Develop new software requirements to existing products

  • Follow company procedures for project and technical support

  • Customer satisfaction

  • On time delivery

  • Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions

Essential Skills Required:

  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming (OOP), ideally in C# / .NET

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Test driven development & code review

  • Ability to communicate at all levels, both verbal and written

Desirable Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years of development experience

  • Database development (MySQL, T-SQL)

  • Web API development (particularly ASP.NET)

  • Experience using the Microsoft Azure platform and services

  • Experience with the LabVIEW language

  • Understanding of basic computer networking (TCP/IP, UDP, firewalls)

  • Understanding of security practices, communication protocols and encryption

  • Ability to learn new skills, programming languages and applications quickly

  • Ability to deconstruct a user story into its required components for development

  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)

  • Ability to create intuitive graphical user interfaces

  • Ability to implement and troubleshoot National Instruments hardware

  • Ability to marshal resources to get things done effectively and efficiently

  • Ability to solve problems calling for technical analysis

  • Ability to make independent judgments with limited information

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working in a fast-paced, challenging work environment

  • Marine and Offshore industry experience

Personal Qualities:

  • Strong customer focus

  • Flexible to travel

  • Interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Team player

  • Personal motivation and drive

  • Planning, organisational and project management skills

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

  • Results orientated with a positive outlook

  • Clear focus on high quality

  • Enthusiastic

  • Creative

Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Flexible Time
  • Home Working

Could this be the role for you?

If you’d like to have an informal chat about your potential in this role, book in a call with one of our friendly talent advocates on 0191 620 0123 who can provide details, advise and guide you with your job search.

Alternatively, follow us on our blogFacebookLinkedInTwitter or Instagram to follow industry news, events, success stories and new role releases.

 

Apply Now Chat on WhatsApp Chat on Messenger

 

Back to Jobs

</Follow Us>