MCPC Systems are hiring!

Posted 23 January 2017 | 0 Comments

Vacancy: Systems Developer

We are looking for a Systems Developer to join our established independent IT company on the North Wales/Chester border, developing management software for public and private sector clients nationwide.

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 + pension
Location: Deeside, Flintshire (North Wales/Chester border)
Start: March 2017 or ASAP
Closing date for applications: Friday, 3rd February 2017

In this position, you will:

  • play a major role in developing and managing a variety of existing and new software application
  • contribute towards the design, development, testing and support of our company’s niche development portfolio
  • assist in the undertaking of bespoke development programming for client orders
  • have the opportunity to work directly with our customers through our reputable support and helpdesk service
  • develop, handle and manage projects both independently and with other members of our development team
  • contribute to the achievement of the company’s development goals and milestones for its development and product roadmap

You’ll have a great self-starter, can-do attitude and you will always be looking forward to the next challenge. You’ll also have experience of working under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, both independently and as part of a team. You will be confident to travel to meet clients onsite where the need may arise.

We are a small company in high demand – and it’s growing, too! – so you may also have opportunities to apply your skills in other areas of business too.

Above all else, you should have a passion for learning, and a drive to deliver excellent customer service and value for money.

For this role, we’re offering a salary in the range of £30,000-£35,000 (depending on your experience) + 24 days holiday per annum and an excellent workplace pension. In return, we’re asking that you have:

  • Strong fluency in C# /C#.NET (VB.NET a bonus) and an overall understanding of the .NET framework, with experience of applying this to write applications for use in real working environment(s).
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server at developer level (including TSQL, Stored Procedures, and more) Knowledge of Microsoft of Azure a bonus.
  • Knowledge of MVC Website Framework
  • Knowledge of WCF/Soap Web Services/API
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and other web languages a bonus.
  • Experience using OpenLayers mapping library and/or experience with third party GIS applications such as Esri Arcmap, Cadcorp GeognoSIS favourable.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • An enthusiasm to learn and develop your skills on the job.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work closely with clients and other members of the team to reach your targets.
  • Fluency with MS Office, incl. Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • The qualifications and/or experience to back your skills up (preferably at degree level, or with suitable work experience in lieu of formal education).

Ideally, you will also have a level of familiarity with:

  • GUI design
  • Active/Crystal Reports tools or similar.
  • MVC Website Framework
  • JQuery, HTML and CSS
  • SQL Server (2008R2 and Above)
  • IIS 7
  • Designing and implementing web services/WCF
  • Providing technical and/or training support to clients
  • Client/Server environments and .NET Compact Framework

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions about this position or you would like to see a person specification for this post.

To apply for this job, please send your most recent CV and a cover letter to explaining your suitability for this position by 3rd February 2017 for priority consideration.