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      Software Developer

      Location: Birmingham

      Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent

      Contract Type: Permanent

      Salary £40-45k – Hybrid Working

      One of West Midlands fastest growing technology organisations with a history of delivering top end software are looking for an experienced software developer to join their company as they continue to grow with success.

      As a result of a number of new client wins they are looking to grow a niche team that plays an important part in the business. This team will provide several essential services to clients as a part of the core product.

      The role
      * Design, development and implementation of systems based on outline specifications provided by the Senior Analyst Programmer/Business Analyst and clients.
      * Demonstrate a knowledge of standards, methods and tools; selecting and applying the most appropriate.
      * Demonstrate clear understanding of the application areas, development environment and project life cycle.
      * Produce documentation to the required standards and quality.
      * Produce program code and specifications to the required standards and quality.
      * Demonstrate a high-level understanding of relevant software and hardware in local use.
      * Choose and apply appropriate methods, in an intelligent and effective way, to deliver project deliverables.
      * Support system integration testing including input into test planning.
      * Produce effective written communication to the standard required.
      * Proactive identification and implementation of service improvements.
      * Accuracy of fixes demonstrated by minimal/zero downtime of live systems and by meeting the stated SLA.
      * To highlight risks & suggest solutions.
      * Maintain accurate information detailing actions required/undertaken.

      The ideal person will have the following :
      * Five years’ demonstrable experience within a commercial software development environment
      * Experience of the full project lifecycle
      * Knowledge of Git and SQL
      * Experience of Project methodologies (AGILE, waterfall etc.)
      * Extensive experience in programming methods
      * Experience working in an agile environment
      * Experience of communicating with clients and building relationships

      An advantage if you have the following
      * Knowledge of JIRA
      * Knowledge of Jenkins
      * Exposure to financial services systems
      * Excellent analytic skills and an ability to demonstrate critical thinking
      * Curious – to learn new technologies

      When submitting your application to Colossus Associates, please ensure you have your correct phone number and email address so we can contact you asap regarding your application. For confidentiality purposes, please remove any reference contact phone number’s and email address details from your CV.