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Software Engineer

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    Technology & Change

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  • Salary:

    £20k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Vicky Walker

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Liquid error: internal
A major publisher of business information that specialises in private company data combined with software for searching and analysing companies is currently seeking a talented C# Software Engineer to join their Salford Quays team. 
This company is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. capture and treat private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency. Their flagship product  delivers information on over 310 million private companies – it’s the world’s most powerful comparable data resource on private companies. 
As a C# Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on several projects across a number of internal products and tools. These tools are used for internal purposes (automatizing the integration of data, treating large databases coming from suppliers, along with the automatic matching of data) and external purposes mainly including web based products for their customers. 
You will also be responsible for:
  • Interpreting business requirements for a Business Mission/Epic with the assistance of Business Analysts.
  • Providing feedback on requirements from a technical perspective, and providing estimates for user stories and tasks.
  • Author technical design documents.
  • Taking ownership of stories; Implementing and testing features based on the requirements.
  • Refactor design and implementation for stories owned, based on requirement changes.
  • Defining and maintaining coding standards, and guiding team members to comply with these standards.
  • Collaborating with quality assurance engineers to fix defects.
  • Collaborating with build and release engineers to prepare packages and solve environment issues.
  • Investigatigating and finding the root cause for software problems reported by clients.
  • Maintaining technical documents.



• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related major from top institutions, Masters degree is a plus.
• An understanding of Object Orientated Design and Development
• Professional software design and development experience on multi-tiered enterprise applications.
• Proficient in data access techniques for both relational and NoSQL databases
• Works well within the constructs of an agile development process, including SCRUM, Unit Testing, Continuous Build and Integration, etc and suggests improvement to this process
• Quickly learns new technologies; proactively seeks to improve
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to participate in multiple projects concurrently and to own a business mission or a lead a small team
• Works well in a fast-paced team environment; able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Has superb analytical and problem solving skills.
• Competent in Programming Languages: C#, Java, C++, JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS2/3, XML, XSLT, Scala, etc.
• Competent in Development tools: Visual Studio, Eclipse (CDT), IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, etc.
• Competent in Development Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux.
• Competent in Application Servers: IIS, Tomcat, WebSphere, Resin, Jetty, Apache, ExpressJS, etc.
• Competent in Application Frameworks & Engines: ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET WEB API, Microsoft WPF/WCF/WWF, Linq, Unity, Entity Framework, SharePoint, Microsoft Enterprise Library, etc. J2SE, J2EE, JDBC, RMI/IIOP, Spring framework, JPA(Java Persistence API) or other ORM framework such as Hibernate or iBatics, JTA(Java Transaction API), Java WebService, JavaMail and JMS, etc. STL, Boost, GTest, etc. JQuery, Node.js, Angular.js, Bootstrap, etc.
• Familiar with Databases: SQL, Oracle, Sybase, MySql, MongoDB, etc.
• Competent in Others: Jira, Rally, CVS, SVN, Perforce, Git, Jenkins, etc.


Interested and want to apply? Please apply below and for more information please contact our IT Recruitment Consultant Vicky:

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