Junior Software Developer

Job Title: Junior Software Developer
Location: Caerphilly, Wales
Salary: 22-26k
Reports To: UK Product Director

Role

An ideal opportunity for a skilled and enthusiastic Graduate or Junior developer to join the Creditsafe UK team to work on a new flagship product within the company, looking at data providing by lenders and banks. They will be working with technologies such as .NET, C#, AWS, React, and SQL and AWS to build and maintain a full stack suite of products. The team use agile methodology (Scrum) to deliver high quality work.

The successful candidate will be a skilled and enthusiastic developer that prides themselves on delivery. Possessing excellent problem solving skills the successful candidate will be adaptable in using different technologies. Travel to offsite offices may also be required.

Required Skills

  • HTML5, CSS3 (SASS), JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Modern .NET (C#, MVC, Razor)
  • Building and consuming .Net Core Rest APIs
  • Understanding of Agile development methodologies
  • Familiarity with cloud technology, preferably AWS including Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, SNS, S3
  • Good understanding of GIT
  • Knowledge of automated delivery processes

Desirable Skills

  • Previous implementation of RESTfull web services
  • Experience in TDD

Primary Responsibilities

  • Play a hands on, role as part of a scrum or Kanban team to, develop, test and maintain high quality web applications and backend services that fulfil business needs
  • Help support the team in maintaining existing software and data infrastructure.
  • Working closely with the teams to introduce and train them on new tools
  • Write documentation of new processes and products you’ve developed so that knowledge is shared
  • Strong focus on quality. Define and execute practices such as continuous integration and test driven development to enable the rapid delivery of working code.
  • Managing, tracking and updating any work done within agile software development tools such as JIRA

Behavioural skills

Teamwork – Encourages cooperation, collaboration and partnerships

Quality Improvement – Strives for high quality performance and takes initiative to make improvements and deliver results.

Problem Solving – Identifies problems and seeks best solutions by being creative and innovative

Complexity

Performs a range of work, sometimes complex and non-routine, in a variety of environments. Applies methodical approach to issue definition and resolution.

Business skills

  • Demonstrates an analytical and systematic approach to issue resolution.
  • Takes the initiative in identifying and negotiating appropriate personal development opportunities.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills.
  • Contributes fully to the work of teams.
  • Plans, schedules and monitors own work (and that of others where applicable) competently within limited deadlines and according to relevant legislation, standards and procedures.
  • Appreciates the wider business context, and how own role relates to other roles and to the business of the employer or client.