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Systems Developer

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Job Introduction

We're looking for a really capable Systems Developer to join our inhouse IT team based in Salford, Manchester. You’ll be an experienced Systems Developer with a proven track record in architecting, designing and delivering solutions within a project framework. You will have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio and SQL Server, with an awareness of Microsoft Power platform, Azure, Active Directory, Office 365, and Sharepoint.

Based in our Salford office with flexible working accommodated, reporting into the Development Manager and part of a wider team of seven, you’ll be able to quickly embed into the position and bring an extensive knowledge of systems. 

Role Responsibility

  •  Assists in all phases of the development and maintenance of IT systems
  • Obtains a sound business knowledge areas being supported
  • Ensures work assigned is completed adhering to SLAs, departmental standards and within the timescales given
  • Liaises with users and other IT staff as necessary to ensure that data, systems, hardware and working practices are fully integrated
  • Assists in the detailed analysis and design of any projects under development
  • Conducts testing of solutions to ensure they work as intended
  • Possesses a sound knowledge of the applications supported by the team so that any production errors can be handled in the most efficient manner
  • Assists in all aspects of system implementation

The Ideal Candidate

Essential

  • Experience in Application Lifecycle Management, managing multiple environments, Development Methods, Techniques and Standards e.g. Agile, SSADM, DSDM.
  • Experience of required Programming Languages and Databases (VB.Net, ASP.Net, C#, VB Script, HTML, XML, SQL Server, SSIS, Reporting Services) to write source code from a given specification
  • Experience in integration of data from external systems and on-premises data sources
  • Usage of Application Development Tools which automate or assist part of the development process
  • Familiar with code management tools such as Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Experience of estimating, planning and delivering to timescales within the framework of projects
  • Experience of Quality Assurance techniques and Structured Reviews i.e. methods and techniques for structured reviews, including reviews of technical diagrams, test plans, business cases and any other key deliverables e.g.peer review, formal technical review, Fagan inspection
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organisation including experience of communicating technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and commitment to the company, the Systems Development Team and the IS&T department.
  • Successful proven experience in Software application support
  • Familiar with the purpose and composition of a service level agreement (SLA); the relationship between an SLA and a contract for the supply of services
  • Flexible with ability to travel as per business demands

 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of the IT infrastructure (hardware, databases, operating systems, local area networks etc) used within own organisation
  • Some awareness of working with the Microsoft Power platform including Azure, Active Directory, Office 365, Sharepoint, SQL Server, Data Lake and Power BI.
  • Familiar with Information Capture Techniques - The selection and application of information gathering methods, tools and techniques which are appropriate to the information required and the sources available
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • An understanding of Sodexo as a business and the processes the company adopts.
  • Knowledge of generic project management principles
  • ITIL Certification

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, Defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

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