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Software Developer

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Recruiter: AJ Bell Business Solutions
Listed on: 9th January
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £35000 - £50000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Software Developer 
£35k - £50k
Exchange Quay, Manchester (M5 3EE)
This is an exciting opportunity for to join a forward thinking company offering a strong team working environment, training and excellent career progression. Our strategy is to have a cross functional development team, with team members working on all areas of our technology stack and propositions.
What We Want:
We're looking for an intelligent, energetic and driven software developer to help us deliver our brand, products and services to our clients and their advisers. People who are excited by technology, love pushing the boundaries of what's possible while at the same time keeping an eye on the bigger picture and ensuring the best outcomes for our customers by providing straightforward solutions.
This is a challenging role involving a high level of attention to detail but also allows a great deal of flexibility on achieving the right result using the best technology for a given situation. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking for a fast paced environment which is varied and rewarding.
Key responsibilities:
You will be part of a cross-functional Agile team, delivering our enterprise backlog development items. You will have solid experience in delivery of development projects to agreed timescales and quality objectives, working in accordance with defined Agile framework and processes.
Key technical skills:

Microsoft SQL Server
Producing APIs

Bonus points for:

Microservice Architecture
Software Security

Soft skills:

Agile / SCRUM / SAFe
Strong communication skills, written and verbal
Very motivated with high levels of drive and enthusiasm
Keen to learn and develop new technical skills
E-commerce and/or financial services experience

What we offer:

On the job training and support
Dedicated time for proof-of-concepts and assessing new tech
Support to attend conferences, events and meet-ups
Pay-day drinks on our 7th floor roof terrace
Generous holiday allowance, increasing with service and holiday buy and sell
Enhanced maternity and paternity
Death in service cover
Confidential 24/7 365 employee assistance helpline
                                                                                                                                                                                               Free onsite gym and trainer led classes (yoga, Pilates, boxercise, circuits)
Paid volunteering days
Bike loan scheme
Season ticket loan portal
Plus much more

About us:
AJ Bell is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £52.3 billion and more than 232,000 clients. Our award-winning products include AJ Bell Youinvest and AJ Bell Investcentre. We have our head office in Manchester, as well as a Media office in London.
Our EQ4 office design is centred on delivering agile and collaborative working spaces that enable us to deliver a first class service to our customers. As well as state-of-the-art work areas, relaxed break-out zones, a roof terrace, a dining area and a lounge.
There are opportunities for growth and professional development for members wanting to progress within their career including induction training and our study support scheme which is part of our benefits package.
At AJ Bell you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, we have a great sense of pride in what we do and this is reflected in our guiding principles.
There is an active programme of social events throughout the year which are open to all employees.