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Senior Developer

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Recruiter: Diversity Travel
Listed on: 29th September
Location: Manchester
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

We are a leading travel management company for the charity and academic communities and we're proud and passionate about what we do.   A large part of that success has been the strategy to develop in-house the tools that power the business.

We are looking for a talented Developer to join our growing team (20+).  You will be responsible for development and software engineering tasks in order to deliver new and enhance existing solutions for the business.  The role will offer variety and the opportunity to explore, define and deliver high quality services. 

Our Development Team work primarily on a Microsoft technology stack with SQL Server backend with a focus on web development and the expansion of products into the self-service online booking tools. The IT department is always looking to adopt and adapt new processes and technologies and is currently migrating and developing in .Net 5, using Elasticsearch for searching and log management, and implementing CI/CD pipeline in Azure DevOps.   

The Senior Developer will assist with the day-to-day coordination of our growing development team, with focus on a new team to support our increasing number of products.  Working closely with the Development Software Manager and CTO, and collaborating with relevant stakeholders, you will ensure all work is completed according to schedule, budget and business priorities.

Skills Required

  • Excellent knowledge of .Net (C#) for both, web and application development. Good understanding of concepts like reflection, LINQ, API development, EF, regular expressions as well as memory and processor performance optimisation techniques
  • Experienced in front end technologies - Angular and JavaScript, optimisation methodologies
  • Demonstrable experience of agile methodologies in projects and software development process. Ideally using Azure DevOps
  • Good MS SQL knowledge
  • Good understanding of version control software (branching, tagging, merging etc.)
  • General knowledge and understanding API's/Web services and related concepts (REST, JSON, XML)
  • Demonstrable experience of software testing and quality assurance
  • Experience of working with outsourced teams
  • Experience of Elasticsearch and Kabana would be an advantage
  • An understanding of a mobile first strategy
  • Exposure to recent software engineering and development environment.
  • Proactive with an uncompromising passion to drive improvements and efficiencies.

In return you'll receive some fantastic benefits:

  • A competitive salary (to £55k pending experience)
  • 24.5 days holiday (plus bank holidays), rising to 25.5 days
  • Option to buy or sell annual leave days
  • Excellent opportunities for internal progression
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted staff travel
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Central Manchester offices

If you are a Senior Developer and meet the requirements above then please do get in touch.  Our employees are currently working from home due to the Coronavirus pandemic and will start to return to our Manchester city Centre office from September.

Welcome to Diversity Travel - We're a leading travel management company for the charity and academic communities.  We're proud and passionate about what we do in helping our clients understand and save money on their travel and accommodation.  We invite you to visit our company website to learn more about us and what we do.

We're proud and passionate about what we do.
We embrace diversity and treat everyone with respect and trust.
We always look to improve our products, services and ourselves.
We keep the customer at the heart of everything we do.

Contact Name: Diversity Travel
Reference: TJ/10136/SDDT/2909
Job ID: 2984362

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