Software Developer

Overview: My client, a software development company based in Hertfordshire, is looking for qualified, experienced Software Developers who are looking to supplement their income with some part time work on an ad hoc basis working from home.


Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Director of Development (with a dotted line to the Business Director), the duties and responsibilities of the Software Developer include:

  • Working with an agile team to develop, test, and maintain web, mobile and desktop based business applications built on Microsoft & Linux technologies
  • Assisting in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, and estimates
  • Preparing reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software
  • Design, develop, and unit test applications in accordance with established standards
  • Participating in peer reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Package and support deployment of releases
  • Working with teammates in the migration of older applications to current technologies
  • Developing, refining, and tuning integrations between applications
  • Analysing and resolving technical and application problems
  • Adhering to high quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget
  • Providing third-level support to business users


Desired Skills & Experience

Minimum Requirements

College or University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

Strong desire to learn

Core Competency Requirements

Solid understanding of object oriented programming concepts

Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concepts

Familiarity with version control concepts

Preferred Competency Requirements

Exposure to Microsoft .NET development using C#

Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript

Exposure to a MEAN stack

Solid understanding of PHP

Knowledge of client/server application development

Knowledge of agile development methodologies

Knowledge of unit testing theory

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