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Senior Developer (.NET)

  • Salary: £40 - £55 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Daniel Wolstenholme
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP (security clearance depending)
  • Expiry Date: 20 August 2021
  • Job Ref: 1036889
Our client, an industry leading defence contractor, currently have a requirement for a Senior Developer to support projects at Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth. This role can be completed remotely. 

Overall Department Direction:
The role of Senior .Net Developer is part of the Web Services Team within Business Solutions, Marine and Technology (M&T) division and reports directly to the Web Services Team Leader.

You will work with a team of .Net Developers, Testers, Analysts, Project Managers and Solution Managers throughout the software development life cycle, following Agile principles.

Your main purpose will be to develop technical solutions to support business processes within the organisation and to support updates to existing solutions.
This role will take responsibility for developing software against business requirements, both functional and non-functional. You will also provide guidance to other team members and participate in continuous improvement for the development process.

Main Purpose of Role:
You will be responsible for developing and maintaining new and existing Web applications, Window services, Web Services and working with SQL and Oracle databases.
You should be confident at highlighting issues, providing estimates and delivering progress reports to project managers and your team leader.

You will work with the team and follow the established quality process and coding standards.

You will be joining an established team responsible for delivering Web services to meet customer requirements and departmental standards.

You will also be responsible for providing technical help and product knowledge where needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences:
This section can cover any knowledge and experience needed to carry out the role and also any desirable skills and competencies that may be required for the post.
To be successful in this role you need to have an analytical mind, natural fault finding ability, pay close attention to detail, with deep experience in software development.

You should be comfortable working with a range of people from the business including solutions analysts, developers, testers, project managers and product owners.

An appreciation of the core Babcock business areas would also be an advantage.

Key Competencies:
  • A methodical approach to problem solving and demonstrate close attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills, comfortable working in teams.
  • Self-motivated, always keen to deliver effective results and see an issue through to resolution.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with both technical and non-technical colleagues.

  • Strong experience of .Net, C#,
  • Strong experience of ASP.NET Forms.
  • Strong experience of MVC 5.
  • HTML, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Bootstrap 4, CSS.
  • Developing SOAP and RESTful Web Services.
  • Strong understanding and exposure to Object Oriented practices and principles with IOC experience.
  • Relational databases - moderate/strong Microsoft SQL Server skills.
  • Web service with experience of consuming SOAP, JSON, RESTful services.
  • Experience in the use of ALM systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of software development life cycle and approaches.
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile (scrum/Kanban) methodologies and practices.

  • Unit testing experience.
  • Experience with TFS Azure DevOps 2019, Build and Release Pipelines.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems
  • SQL Server T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS.
  • Experience Oracle PL/SQL
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment.
  • Windows Server 2012 and 2016 experience.
  • SQL Server 2016 AOAG.
  • MS Access