Software Developer – DEVOPS – Huddersfield – ref 1034

Published
August 2, 2022
Location
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary
55,000 to £65,000+
Work Hours
38 hours and hybrid
Education requirements
degree or college preferred
Qualifications
ind standard
Industry
Engineering
Contact number
01133572045

Description

A specialist engineering company, with experience in providing custom-built, high reliability, precision instrumentation to customers from a diverse range of global markets, including Space and Life Science.
They are a people-focused business, with a strong welfare ethos and are committed to providing the highest quality of product and service.
Operating from two production sites in Huddersfield and one in Ireland. The business has a turnover of £32M and employees 250 people

Benefits

Work structure: Primarily office based but agreeable hybrid working on offer
• Salary: Commensurable with experience – Top-tier £55,000 - £65,000 or Mid-tier £45,000 - £55,000
• Work hours: 38 hours
• Employer pension: contribution of 1.25 x Employee pension contribution (up to 10% of salary)
• Life assurance: Death in service of 4 x salary (linked to pension scheme membership)
• Holidays: 25 days holiday entitlement (in addition to public holidays)
• Bonus: Merit bonuses paid on specific achievements
• Company annual profit share system: in place (5% of profits shared across all employees)
• Healthcare: Health insurance (free for employee and subsidised for family if required)
• Medical: Cash plan for healthcare and other benefits (funded by company) & Annual eye test and prescription safety glasses & Annual medical and flu jab (optional, conducted on-site)
• Gym: Corporate-discount gym membership with Kirklees Active Leisure
• Community: Strong welfare focused company offering flexibility for personal circumstances when required
• Subsidised canteen

Responsibilities

This family owned, technology led manufacturing group, are looking for a software developer to help enhance and evolve their group wide ERP solution.
You will be an accomplished individual, that is keen to join an established organisation in the role of Software Developer, although the role could prove interesting to an individual that enjoys a mixed and varied set of responsibilities.
The core part of the role will be developing the group’s in-house built software solution, whilst also having awareness of the entire system infrastructure from a full 360 perspective.
You will be working as part of an agile IT set-up, in a compact, knowledgeable and highly functional team.
It is of primary importance to the organisation that the chosen individual enjoys development and can evidence success with in-house bespoke ERP/IT systems. From day one, you will be trained on the mechanics of group wide systems and from this point, will progress to recommending and developing software/IT solutions & improvements to support the successful growth of the business.
In the client’s own words “we require an experienced developer to enhance and support existing systems and to provide development for the next generation of software products and applications”

Skills

  • Supporting and delivering added functionality to existing in-house developed systems.
  • Development of new projects to support business requirements that are well-paced, interesting and technically challenging.
  • Managing software projects from initial conception through to completion.
  • Developing high quality, maintainable and scalable code.
  • Providing support for the installation and maintenance of systems and hardware.
  • Ensuring all aspects of network, infrastructure and cyber-security are considered and addressed.

Desirable Technical Skills Sets and Qualifications

Development and Database:

  • Primary development environment - Delphi 10.4 and Microsoft SQL Server; experience in these areas would be preferable but other languages considered.
  • Strong commercial programming experience, with proficient knowledge of relational databases.
  • Crystal reporting or similar

Infrastructure:  General exposure to a mix of the infrastructure below would be preferable

  • ESET (end point AV), Spambrella ( email security), Cisco Umbrellla ( Web Security) and KnowBe4 (user training)
  • Cyber Security Essential Plus (2022)
  • Mix of Virtualised and Onprem environment – HyperV.
  • AD Domain controller
  • SQL Server
  • Exchange Server
  • Intranet server
  • File & Print Servers
  • WSUS Server
  • Azure AD Sync
  • Phone System server
  • Linux Debian servers running various services
  • FortiGate for firewall management
  • CCTV
  • Dedicated onsite backup server
  • Dell hardware/switches

Desirable Personal Skills Sets

  • Ability to work effectively by yourself and as part of a small, responsive team of developers.
  • Analytical and logical approach to problem solving.
  • A diligent and positive approach to work, with a mindset of continual improvement.
  • Project management skills.
  • Good communication skills
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