Chase Zander operates as both an employment agency and employment business under laws applicable to executive search and selection consultancies and recruitment agencies in the UK.
We can also provide clients with up to the minute market intelligence and a consultative service around their recruitment needs and help them create prescriptive solutions that will work
Our aim is to develop long-term risk-sharing relationships with selected clients by offering a full range of recruitment solutions that are both fast and highly effective saving our customers’ time and money.
Developer - Romford, Essex
11/4/2016 4:57:38 AM
Our client is an established Insurance Brokers with track record of delivering the highest quality financial services products. Offering security, career development and the opportunity to get into financial services industry they have oppenings for Junior to Mid-Level Developers.
Purpose of Job
To design, develop and implement applications and systems to meet specified business requirements whilst adhering to current development standards; to produce all required documentation relating to a system, such as functional/system specification; to create, document, and implement test plans, scripts, and test harnesses; to carry out maintenance and support of assigned systems.
Produce detailed program specifications from either discussions directly with clients or from a functional requirements document.
Use system specifications to develop robust, scalable applications to agreed timescales; taking any required standards and branding into consideration.
Write and use test plans for all systems developed, ensuring test phases relevant to the size/complexity of the project are carried out.
Ensure completed systems are implemented in a professional manner and handed over to the correct parties; including producing any needed documentation such as operational or user guides.
Provide support and act as an expert for any systems owned by development (internal or external); including diagnosing problems and providing fixes or suggested alternatives.
Travel to branch offices on an infrequent basis as required providing support and training.
Characteristics of Candidate
Communication and Skills
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Able to communicate and deal with all levels of users and management
Requirements gathering, analysis
System testing, definition of approach, day to day management
Ability to produce high quality documentation (reports, specifications, requirements etc.)
1+ years experience with a Microsoft .NET language (C# preferred)
1+ years experience of designing databases; including writing stored procedures, functions and views (SQL Server preferred)
Experience of a reporting tool (Microsoft reporting services preferred)
Experience of and involvement in the whole project life cycle
Insurance background (preferred, but not essential)
Able to operate in an un-structured environment
Self-starter who takes initiative
Likes to work in a team
Flexible attitude and ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Able to handle change
Willing to travel within UK
C# (web based applications)
ASP.NET and the .NET framework
System design specifications
Test plans (system and UAT)