Software Development Overview

The Software Development department consists of multi-disciplinary teams of Business Analysts, Software Developers and Software Testers who work together to design, implement and maintain Jaama’s range of software products.

Job Role

Reporting into one of the Development Team Leaders, software developers are responsible for designing, developing, modifying and maintaining Jaama’s range of software products.

To become a key member of the Development team you will need to have strong development skills, be hard working and be able to fit in well with a small team.

Key Responsibilities

  • To understand the industry requirements of Jaama’s customer base and develop a thorough understanding of how those requirements are met by Jaama’s product range.
  • To propose and assess solutions to design problems, including identifying and evaluating new technologies and third-party components.
  • To develop software according to published standards and guidelines, including coding standards and user interface design guidelines.
  • To support and maintain existing software functionality; to investigate, analyse and correct identified defects within established service level agreements.
  • To develop software to meet requirements / specifications in accordance with the development schedule.
  • To investigate existing software functionality to answer support queries within established service level agreements.
  • To interpret written business requirements and technical specifications to complete estimates for change requests within the established service level agreements.
  • Take part in solution designs.
  • Continually update skills by learning new technologies relevant to the role.
  • Promote and advocate best practices within the development team and throughout the business.

Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • At least three year’s continual commercial experience developing Windows Forms applications in C# or VB.Net.
  • Good working knowledge of T-SQL, Microsoft SQL Server (2012 onwards) and relational database design.
  • Ability to write and optimize T-SQL queries.
  • Good working knowledge of Object Oriented programming practices and design patterns.
  • Understanding the principles of unit testing.

Beneficial:

  • Fleet/Leasing industry experience.
  • Experience working with financial software or from working in the financial sector.
  • Web development experience in ASP.NET(Web Forms, MVC) / JavaScript frameworks / Web API.
  • Knowledge of Entity Framework.
  • Degree, ideally 2:1 or higher in a scientific/engineering discipline.
  • Experience of unit testing and automated testing practices.

Personal Attributes

You will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Quick learner.
  • A logical thinker.
  • Able to use own initiative.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Able to work alone and with other people.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Passionate about technology.

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How to Apply

If you feel you meet the requirements of this job role and wish to apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to careers@jaama.co.uk.

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Agencies

STRICTLY NO AGENCY COLD CALLS.  Jaama will not accept speculative calls from agencies as we operate a strict preferred supplier list.  If you work for an agency not currently on our preferred supplier list and wish to be considered when the list is next reviewed then please do NOT try to contact department heads directly, please send further details to recruitment@jaama.co.uk.

Benefits

Salary Sacrifice Schemes
Including company car and cycle to work
schemes.

Company Funded Events
Social committee, Monthly lunch, Christmas events.

Annual Leave
25 days’ annual leave plus 8 statutory bank holidays. This increases the longer you have worked at Jaama.

Flexible Working Opportunities
*Where applicable.

Company Pension Scheme
Employee and employer contribution.

Free Onsite Parking
Provided.