Application Developer

Software Development • From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits Package

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ALD Automotive are well known as a major innovator in our sector and our Application Developers play a key role maintaining that reputation. As an Application Developer, you'll contribute to the design of all web-based applications to complement our current core system and continually improve the performance of our business applications.

Key responsibilities

  • Design and develop web-based applications to complement our current core system, applications to comply with company standards.
  • Ensure that internally developed applications are tested in line with end user requirements and best practice
  • Support and maintain existing applications developed by the Application Development Team
  • Contribute to the ongoing maturity of the IT software infrastructure within the business by ensuring that latest technologies are continually being considered and adopted
  • Continually develop own skills to help increase overall capability of the team
  • Actively contribute to team discussions and decisions
  • Contribute in an appropriate manner to peer reviews

Essential skills & experience

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually
  • Ability to deliver within given timescales and constraints
  • Knowledge and understanding of software development technologies

Desirable skills & experience

  • An understanding of some of the following technologies; .Net/C# (ideally MVC & Web API), .Net Core, HTML, CSS, Web Services (SOAP / REST), SQL (Ideally Oracle PL/SQL), TFS, WCF, SPA JavaScript frameworks, Responsive UI
  • Good awareness of object orientated design
  • Knowledge of development & test practices particularly continuous integration, continuous delivery and test automation approaches
  • Experience of delivering software as part of a team through all phases of the development cycle; including testing

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