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Senior Application Support Developer

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Recruiter: Carlisle City Council
Listed on: 1st October
Location: Carlisle
Salary/Rate: £34,728
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Senior Application Support Developer

Full Time (37 hours a week)

Up to £34,728 per annum

We are looking for a qualified, full-time Web and Application Developer to design and develop functional programs and applications.

The successful applicant will be required to assist with the development of the corporate web site whilst helping to develop, maintain and support our other Windows / Web applications. The Council has a DNN website so experience in this area would be an advantage.

A great Application Developer has excellent knowledge of at least one programming language. They must be familiar with a variety of operating systems and platforms. The ideal candidate will also have an analytical mindset and a keen eye for detail.

We are looking for an ambitious developer that is looking to expand their skill set in a supportive environment. You will have the opportunity to define and shape the future direction of the web and desktop development journey at Carlisle City Council and manage your workload. The role offers the opportunity for hybrid working in a flexible service.  

A team player, willing to get their hands dirty that is a good communicator and enjoys producing excellent solutions that give the end user exactly what they need.


  • Understand client requirements and how they translate in application features
  • Development of the Corporate website's back-end integration using third party API's where appropriate.
  • Deal with third party system support issues where necessary.
  • Collaborate with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new systems and applications
  • Ability to translate technical requirements into plain English
  • Defining requirements and designing creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Write high quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines.
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features.
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design.

Key skills & experience: 

  • Experience in designing and building GUI's and desktop applications.
  • Proven experience in web development
  • Ability to develop in at least one programming language such as C#, HTML 5, JavaScript, ASP.Net
  • Understanding of relational databases such as SQL Server
  • In-depth knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools
  • Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving capability
  • Great attention to detail and time-management skills
  • Qualifications in a relevant field

We offer an excellent benefits package with flexible working, a generous pension scheme and fabulous development opportunities.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 22 October 2021 and interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing 8 November 2021.

Contact Name: Carlisle City Council
Reference: TJ/9888/SASD/0110
Job ID: 2985431

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