Job Type:

Full Time

Job Base:

Office, Oxfordshire

Job Sector:

IT

Software Developer Job Role

PURPOSE

The software developer job role involves the management, development and maintenance of Imago’s proprietary database software, Imprint. Performing day-to-day tasks and ensuring Imago users have up-to-date and reliable software at all times.

KEY DUTIES

Software Development (Imprint)
  • Fix bugs.
  • Develop new Imprint features.
  • Fix live issues.
  • Test all fixes.
  • Deploy releases in a timely manner with minimum disruption to the business.
  • Ensure upkeep of MSSQL merge replication.
Communication
  • Communicate clearly with staff on all levels regarding Imprint progress.
  • Liaise with staff on all levels regarding current Imprint issues.
Planning & Prioritisation
  • Project planning and prioritisation of resource conflicts, business demands, support issues etc.
  • Determine the best platform for Imprint (inhouse, cloud, mixture, with replication or without etc).
Future proofing
  • Define how Imprint and other software tools can benefit Imago’s current business where new tools could enhance it.
Tools
  • Evaluate and determine the best software and hardware systems for product development, testing and deployment.
Software Methodologies
  • Determine the software development approach that best suits the needs of the business (Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, RAD etc).

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Visual Studio
  • Front end: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Back end: C#, MSSQL
  • Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Versioning Control Systems (Bitbucket, Git)
  • Some experience with cloud technologies (particularly AWS)

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Communicates (both orally and in writing) in a clear, mature and professional manner.
  • Effectively plans and prioritises tasks or projects based on importance and urgency and reviews plans with new, incoming data or changes in business needs.
  • Anticipates problems/issues and takes appropriate steps to address them and where necessary extra steps to ensure resolution or completion.
  • Makes suggestions for improvements and takes action.
  • Works effectively as a team member through communication and workload sharing.
  • Prepared to assist with all aspects of the role and needs of the department.

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