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Junior Mid-Level MVC.Net Web Developer

Based in Ilkley, West Yorkshire | Salary £18,000 - £25,000 pa (Depending on Experience) | Closing Date: 31st May 2017

We’re looking for a Junior Developer who will report directly to the IT Development Manager, you will require excellent coding skills to create robust applications with reusable code bases and be able to create effective web based applications to specification. You will also be able to work effectively and communicate well within an Agile Scrum environment.

Reporting directly to the IT Development Manager, the developer role must have excellent coding skills to create robust applications with reusable code bases. Must be able to create effective web based applications to specification. Must also be able to work effectively and communicate well within an Agile Scrum environment.

Key Duties:

  • Maintain an organised workflow and keep all development projects under strict version control
  • Must be versed in and able to work in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Ability to document development work created and accompanying test procedures
  • Excellent communication skills and managerial skills to manage time and resources effectively between projects
  • To keep up to date with modern web development technologies
  • To work to development specifications to produce robust and reusable code
  • An understanding of software development methodologies and techniques
  • Must work well within a team environment and be able to discuss development projects with team members and management
  • Ability to create advanced unit tests to accompany any code base created 5
  • A knowledge of computer languages suited to projects they have been assigned
  • To contribute towards our quality objective of achieving 95% of our customers rating our Learning Management System good or excellent

Being a Microsoft partner, the Virtual College development team work heavily with the latest Microsoft stack. MVC, SQL, Entity Framework. We pride ourselves on trying new technologies and always encourage our team members to try new things. We also heavily use modern JavaScript libraries like Requirejs, Knockout and Raphael. Our UX designers also use the latest front end technologies like SASS, HTML5 and advanced template engines.

Key Skills/Experience:

Excellent organisational skills and a good understanding of programming ideologies as well as some experience in:

  • C#
  • SQL/SQL Server 2008+
  • JavaScript
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • HTML/CSS
  • Visual Studio 2012+

Package Includes:

  • Comprehensive induction & ongoing training, 3% matched contribution Pension Scheme, Simply Health Plan, Life Assurance and Childcare Vouchers.
  • Working with top specification software and hardware with exciting developing projects
  • Hours of work are 37.5 hours (Monday to Friday)
  • Regular team building events and charity fun days, lunch time activities including darts, whole company business updates, excellent work/life balance, opportunities for development, butties on achievement of key milestones, ice creams in summer, family BBQ’s (donations to charity), sporting events and the most amazing Christmas party with competitions and prizes.
  • Interested? Then please send your CV and covering letter detailing your current salary to Human Resources – careers@virtual-college.co.uk before the closing date. Please state clearly where you saw the position advertised and which role you wish to apply for. We are an Equality & Diversity employer.

    No agencies please.

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    +44 (0)1943 605 976

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    Marsel House

    Ilkley

    West Yorkshire

    LS29 8DD

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