Software Developer

Ref No. EMP434855
Salary £500 - £525/day
Location Reading, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months )
Job Status Applicants Required


A leading Defence contractor is requiring a Software/Systems Developer to join a programme implementing a new IT application.


Software development

The Job

A leading Defence contractor is requiring a Software/Systems Developer to join a programme implementing a new IT application.

Accountable to the IT Development Team Leader for the provision of IT applications analysis and programming support. Specialise in building Asset centric IT solutions in line with the business plan to protect, develop and enhance the organisation.

Key Accountabilities
* Undertake analysis of business requirements and preparation of design solutions and specifications
* Develop well engineered software from specification using agreed standards and tools
* Building of prototype applications and toolsets for evaluation of use.
* To plan and control own work load to ensure all targets are met
* Produce required documentation to support all phases of the development process
* Provide second and third line issue resolution
* Design and plan effective test environments to verify deliverables
* Ensure the application of quality controls in accordance with the quality management system
* Undertake tasks and objectives assigned by line management.

Key Responsibilities
* Provide demonstrations of new technologies to user groups.
* Undertake research and development of new technologies.
* Ensure the application of quality controls in accordance with the quality management system
* Support the development and maintenance of standards and quality
* Ensuring compliance with company processes and procedures relating to project delivery
* Provide effective liaison and assistance to users, particularly in respect of user requirements, acceptance and implementation of change
* Develop knowledge of latest programming and design techniques
* To ensure understanding and application of responsibilities with regard to the Company's Environment, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards

* Good working knowledge of Computing and IS/IT trends and technologies.
* Knowledge of Infor, ArcGIS and Autodesk platforms
* Good understanding of programming languages and their application.
* Working knowledge of the Company Quality and Safety Systems.
* Understanding of Software Configuration and Design Methodologies.
* Good understanding of software testing and associated tools.
* A good working knowledge of common information and communication technologies e.g. Microsoft Office tools, email and the internet.

* Demonstrable experience of development / support in an IT/Asset service orientated organisation.
* Proven experience of leading the way when designing solutions.
* Proven experience of developing solutions at Enterprise level.
* Has experience in translating requirements from non-IT literate clients into technical solutions.
* Has experience of working alone or as part of a team / project to achieve a desired solution.
* Demonstrable experience of working with customers to achieve a desired solution.

* Software/Applications Programming, including some of the following:
- Oracle, Java, APEX, Visual Basic, SQL Server, ASP, .net, MOSS, C/C++/C#, Dynamics CRM
- Proprietary API's including Infor EAM, ESRI ArcGIS and Autodesk 2010+
* The ability to communicate well with customers and with business / technical personnel at all levels.
* Has the ability to solve problems
* Has the ability to take a project through to successful completion.
* Good written skills to ensure clear and accurate documentation.
* Is able to maintain an effective working relationship with IT, AISC and business teams alike.
* Has the ability to promote the IT Services and AISC organisations

Special Requirements
* Must already hold or be eligible for SC OR DV Security clearance (DV Clearance preferred).
* Job function has privileged access to sensitive data which may include personal data. You have a duty not to divulge or use this data in any way incompatible with legitimate company purposes.
Contract for an initial 6 months paying up to £525 per day LTD/Umbrella.

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