7 months ago
Role Profile Level 3
(Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm)
Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK 2017, we are immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people.
Our Information Systems team is made up of many teams that work together to support Weightmans' information systems and infrastructure. The teams include: development; operations; project services; and support.
Weightmans continues to develop innovative systems to improve the way our staff and our customers work each day. The aim is to improve the experience when using IT and also increase staff and customer productivity.
The team has recognised the need to grow in order to meet increased demand. The successful candidate must possess a good knowledge of the .NET platform and Microsoft Stack technologies, having used them in order to develop, maintain and support enterprise standard solutions both in a team and alone.
This role should be filled by a web developer with previous experience in a similar role. It is essential that the successful candidate be enthusiastic about the technologies being used and they possess a desire to learn how to use these appropriately in an enterprise environment.
Main duties and responsibilities
* To become part of the Business Solutions Team developing software components and maintaining existing systems as part of a team or on their own.
Follow standards and procedures to produce consistent measurable results.
Implement change and release management processes as part of the software development lifecycle.
Be proactive in identifying and resolving potential issues before they become incidents.
The person specification
Excellent knowledge of C#
Excellent knowledge of the .NET Framework
Excellent knowledge of SQL based databases
Good knowledge of Visual Studio 2013 or Visual Studio 2015
Knowledge of SQL Server 2008 – 2014 (T-SQL)
Knowledge of Team Foundation Server beneficial
Knowledge of standards for web development such as HTML5 & CSS3
Knowledge of AngularJS
Knowledge of web service technologies such as SOAP/REST/WCF
Knowledge XML technologies (XML, XSD, XPath, XSLT)
Familiarity with Bootstrap & responsive design
Familiarity with an Agile methodology and test driven development
Good UI design skills beneficial
Ability to anticipate problems, identify risk, evaluate impact and produce appropriate solutions, or escalate as necessary
Excellent deadline and personal time management skills
Ability to rollout solutions that are well tested and meet the needs of the end users
Can work with other members of staff in a team project situation
Any reference to experience or PQE in our adverts or job descriptions is to be used as a guideline only. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and with different levels of experience who can demonstrate that they fulfil the requirements of the role.
The successful candidate appointed to this role will be subject to our standard background checking process, and any offer of employment made is conditional upon successful completion of those checks. Further details can be obtained from the Recruitment team.