Graduate Software Developer

Edinburgh, Scotland — activTechnology

PRIMARY FUNCTION

As a Graduate Developer, you will be tasked with designing, developing and maintaining activpayroll’s global applications and the environments they function in under the guidance of experienced Developers.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Principal Duties

  • Support all systems and applications, implementing bug fixes and exploring improvements through code changes
  • Responsible for the development of components of a much larger system, writing code to complement that which is being developed by colleagues
  • Regular communication with line manager on progress
  • Adhere to internal documented procedures
  • Compliance with company procedures

Service Excellence

  • Ensure that any serious issues/problems are raised with line manager
  • Multitask internal and external support requests with application development projects

Team Focus

  • Prioritisation of own workload on day to day basis
  • Must be able to work in a team and follow strict guidelines for the development of applications

Competencies

  • Software Development Degree or equivalent is required
  • Experience with .NET (C# and VB.NET) is desirable
  • Experience with Classic ASP is desirable
  • Experience with HMTL and CSS is desirable
  • Microsoft SQL Server experience is desirable
  • Experience with Windows across all versions
  • Excellent analytical and numeracy skills
  • Must be able to work in a team and follow strict guidelines for the development of applications
  • Understand and adhere to development and testing best practice
  • Be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must have some formal programming experience / training
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