Senior Software Engineer (ii)
IRIS Software Group Ltd
Datchet, GB
10d ago

Job Purpose

As a successful candidate you will be working in the IRIS Accountancy Solutions business unit. This part of IRIS produces software for UK tax accountancy practices.

You will be working as part of an Agile team to deliver solutions to user stories and requirements in an agile environment.

The role is a challenging and dynamic one, with key deadlines to be hit. The role will require learning new skills and bringing a focused attitude to the tasks.

You will need to demonstrate lead developer qualities with the ability to direct other developers to ensure successful team outcomes and ultimate customer benefit.

You will be involved in varied technical solutions, ranging from the latest .NET technologies using C# MVVM and WPF as well as Visual Basic 6 skills.

These applications form part of an integrated suite, based around a core SQL database. Microsoft Access knowledge would be useful.

Main Responsibilities

  • Translating technical requirements into application code and modules.
  • Making modifications to existing software applications and modules in accordance with written specifications and industry standards.
  • Developing and integrating software solutions per written specifications. May also be responsible for writing detailed design specifications.
  • Developing software application modules using disciplined software development processes.
  • Participating in reviews of own work and in reviews of the work of colleagues.
  • Unit testing of modules they have developed or modified, ensuring application meets needs of client and business.
  • Taking charge and seeing through to successful conclusion issues raised by customers, the support team or identified internally by the team.
  • Key Relationships

  • Agile development Team
  • Development Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Qualifications

  • BSc or equivalent in a software engineering discipline
  • Experiences

  • Windows application software engineering / programming skills with balance of .Net and legacy windows forms work.
  • Good knowledge of C#
  • Knowledge of MVVM, WPF and XAML beneficial
  • Visual Basic 6 skills desirable
  • Good experience of Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Good experience of developing with relational databases, preferably SQL Server 2005 and above. Should have good transact-
  • SQL plus experience of using stored procedure and database functions. Microsoft Access knowledge useful.

  • Experience of formal software development lifecycle
  • Producing accurate estimates for assigned tasks
  • Has a systematic, disciplined and analytical approach.
  • Competencies

  • Client & Customer Focus
  • Confidence & Communication
  • Continual Improvement
  • Expert Knowledge
  • Managing Self
  • Performance Focus
  • Technical Professional Expertise
  • The benefits

  • We believe in creating a culture of engagement and reward to develop employee potential and offer long-term career success.
  • So what can we offer you?

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Pension
  • Competitive pay and bonus scheme
  • Complimentary benefits, including Bike to Work, Childcare Vouchers and discount schemes
  • about our flexible employment benefits.

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