Application Development Engineer- Home Based

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Francis

Application Development Engineer- Home based, or based in Tunbridge Wells or Eastbourne

£40,000-£50,000 + benefits

  • Pension their scheme requires minimum 3% employee contributions. If you contribute 9% or higher, they will contribute 12%
  • hundreds of external discounts
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Holiday Trading
  • Bikes4Work
  • Dental Cover
  • Critical Illness
  • Travel Cover
  • Taste Card
  • Give As You Earn
  • Health Checks
  • Healthcare Cover
  • Health Cashback

My client is looking for an Application Development Engineer to be based in Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells or remotely. The purpose of this role is to participate in the full development lifecycle of the clients core applications i.e. requirements gathering, technical system design / architecture, software implementation, system & integrated testing and live application support.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop new features / applications in response to the overall business development agenda and strategic priorities
  • Provide 3rd level support to user-facing application support teams
  • Lead / contribute on internal development projects, including technologies such as ASP.NET MVC, C#, Web API / REST, SQL Server
  • Contribute to our flagship development activity involving extensive development and customisation of MS Dynamics CRM platform if required
  • Operate in a highly agile, quality-driven development process, take responsibility for timely delivery of high quality technical assets
  • Challenge status quo and provide an independent perspective on how to improve our understanding / interpretation of business requirements, systems design & architecture, development / QA processes etc.
  • Manage Application Development tasks to agreed project schedule and milestones
  • Escalate risks to Application Development Manager to ensure broader considerations are always taken into account (e.g. Security and audit policies, user experience, system performance etc.)
  • Promote application development function throughout the business and obtain feedback that should be acted upon to improve quality levels and relevance / value of our existing / new software applications
  • Ensure all activities are aligned to and addressing relevant business needs
  • Participate in monthly 1-to-1 meetings with Application Development Manager as well as regular team meetings, quarterly and annual performance review meetings

Skills And Experience

  • No immediate line management responsibility but can include managing / leading a small team of software engineers / developers on a project by project basis
  • BSc or higher / equivalent degree in computer science / software engineering
  • Experience and proven track record in Web application development using Microsoft technology stack utilizing ASP.NET MVC, C#, Web API / REST, SQL Server
  • Experience in front end web development including HTML, CSS / LESS / SASS, JavaScript
  • Working experience of Agile software development methodologies, strong commitment to software QA processes
  • Ability to work both collaboratively in a team environment and independently
  • Passion and interest in user-centred design methodologies
  • Desirable experience in MS Dynamics CRM, Azure

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