Senior Software Developer

Belfast (Hybrid) - £40k+ (experience dependant)

Company background

Firemelon is the UK leading provider of software solutions to the Travel and Pet Insurance sectors. Through our flagship Magenta system, we provide a platform to sell policies via call centre, direct websites and price comparison sites. Firemelon have a wide range of clients in the UK and worldwide from small brokers to large blue-chip organisations.

We have ambitious plans for the future and are looking for talented people to join our fun and fast-paced company to help take us to the next level. We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels valued, respected and you’d be joining a team of talented, passionate individuals who have our clients’ needs at the heart of everything they do. We are a small but growing Company where every single person is encouraged to contribute to ideas, projects and ways of working and everyone has such importance to our business.

The Ideal Person

This is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Software Developer with 3+ years industry experience working as a .NET developer. If you are passionate about technology, with the talent to develop and produce functional and technical designs this could be your role! You will be well organised and can work on multiple projects simultaneously. A self-starter who will have ample opportunity to contribute directly to the success of the company. You will also be able to work seamlessly and collectively with all members of a well-established team gaining experience in the development of a globally used product.

Essential Criteria

  • Extensive working experience of writing complex object orientated C# code in a self-directed environment and write maintainable code. Main platforms are ASP.NET MVC and Web API using HTML, Razor, XML and JSON
  • Experience building web services (using WCF, REST & SOAP) for integration.
  • An understanding of design patterns and SOLID principles and their application in C#
  • T-SQL, Ability to work with Microsoft SQL Server
  • jQuery / JavaScript, CSS. Bootstrap or other front-end frameworks
  • Experience using GIT for source control
  • Experience of Entity Framework
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching team members
  • Good problem-solving skills, ability to work well within a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to explain technical issues to technical and non-technical people and actively participate in knowledge sharing
  • Ability to write technical documents for systems developed
  • A self-motivated learner who keeps abreast of current technology
  • Good organisational skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience of .Net Core
  • JavaScript frameworks such as React, Vue or Angular. Node.js and NPM
  • TDD
  • CSS compilers
  • Microsoft certification
  • UI-UX design knowledge
  • Experience with the latest Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery techniques within Azure Dev Ops
  • Running workshops / creative sessions
  • Can add creativity into design and implementation of software solutions

Benefits

We have invested in a beautiful new top floor office space in Belfast City Centre giving us space to grow further and have introduced enhanced benefits as follows:

  • Hybrid Working
  • Flexible Working
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Company Pension
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement
  • Private Healthcare and Wellbeing Membership
  • Annual and Mid-Term Performance Reviews
  • Social and Team Events
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Paid Lunch Hour

Location

Firemelon is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Based in central Belfast.


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