Recruiting for software developer

Recruiting for software developerLinetime require a Software Developer to join the Programming team to enhance the expertise of our Technical Departments with a highly proficient level of Microsoft SQL Server knowledge (from 2000 through to 2016), complemented by adept programming ability in VB .Net

Day to Day duties and technical skills required:

Ideally candidates should be able to demonstrate experience of working on extensive software solutions. Experience of working with Views, Stored Procedures, complex queries with multiple table joins, optimizing and improving performance of existing queries with a deep understanding of SQL optimizer and execution plans and indexing considerations.

Adherence and contribution to documented processes, procedures and quality standards.

From time to time there is a need to undertake data migrations and amalgamations from competitor systems. Data sources can be multiple and varied such as MS Access, Firebird SQL, Progress and Informix. We have a good library of data extraction and migration utilities but each client migration we undertake is unique in some way.

Provide fault resolution to existing software, and develop new functionality. Provide application and technical support as required both internally and externally via telephone, electronically and via remote access. Logging and progressing fault calls may also be required.

The ideal candidate would be very strong in these areas with several years’ relevant and recent commercial experience.

The candidate must be able to communicate with customers and colleagues effectively, be organised and self-motivated, and be a team player and be willing to take ownership of issues and problems and drive them through to a successful conclusion. Close customer contact is a necessary component of all technical roles in the company. Passion and a commitment to customer service and willingness to learn new and emerging technologies are key qualities.

Any VB Scripting (Macros) would also be extremely beneficial, but not essential. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is also desirable, including integration and automation.

The interview process may involve a brief aptitude test.

Salary is negotiable (depending on experience) for the right candidate. There is an existing Bonus scheme, pension scheme and if necessary paid overtime. 25 days holiday per annum. A non-contributory life assurance scheme. Working hours are Monday to Thursday 8.45 to 17.30, Friday 8.45 to 17.00, 45 minutes for lunch each day, no fixed time, flexible to ensure the service desk is covered at all times.