Power Platform Developer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, West Midlands, Walsall
  • Permanent, Fixed Term, 15 months
  • Full time
  • from £35,000 to £40,000 per year
Our client is a main civil engineering and infrastructure contractor. They are currently seeking a skilled Power Platform Developer to join them on a fixed term 15-month permanent contract in Walsall. This role will help further development on existing and new projects. Projects are internally derived based on...

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Job description

Our client is a main civil engineering and infrastructure contractor. They are currently seeking a skilled Power Platform Developer to join them on a fixed term 15-month permanent contract in Walsall.  

This role will help further development on existing and new projects. Projects are internally derived based on business needs. This involves creating new applications from the ground up as well as adding functionality to existing internal bespoke systems also, interfacing with 3rd party software used by the business. The aforementioned is to be achieved whilst following company policies and procedures, bringing the benefit of secure, process driven systems.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

 

Database Development:  

- Design relational databases  

- Utilize key concepts to tune and increase database performance, indexes/constraints/triggers.  

- Review and understand existing databases and build additional functionality with minimal / no impact to end users.  

- Undertake routine maintenance to ensure functionality and uptime  

- Ensure data integrity  

 

Microsoft Software:  

- Building canvas based PowerApps, that is supported by Power Automate workflows and Power BI dashboards for analysis. Predominately, the applications will be built using SharePoint lists for data storage. Other applications will utilize SQL DB.  

- Maintain knowledge of Microsoft products, understanding the links and interfacing aspects of the key software being used for software development within the company  

- Keep skills current in line with role and changing business needs  

 

Project Management:  

- Working with process owner to manage projects from cradle to grave  

- Producing technical and end user-based documentation  

- Objective based application testing with test plan(s) where needed  

- Information analysis leading to recommendation of solution  

- Understanding of Prince 2 / Agile methodology and reuse of approaches to deliver solution  

 

General:  

- Troubleshoot software to fix errors  

- Application testing  

- Liaising with different departments / staff levels through to director level  

- Future proofing developed solutions  

- Reporting on varying aspects of work, activities / status / specifications  

- Research on publicly available solutions

Requirements

- Educated to degree standard or equivalent industry work experience  

- Must be a Full-stack developer - demonstrable understanding of core programming skills and concepts.  

- Experienced in the use of PowerApps / Power Automate / Power BI / SharePoint to the standard of delivering professional business solutions.  

- Experienced with SharePoint, with a sound understanding of the pros and cons in developing solutions that simulate a relational database.  

- Experienced with using Power Automate for business solutions including use of API’s and data transformation through connecting to varying different data sources.  

- Proficient with the software development life cycle  

- Must understand relational database design and have experience in developing business level solutions.  

- Must be data security conscious and able to implement in work carried out  

- Proficient in maths and able to apply to problem solving programmatically  

- Able to write supporting technical documentation  

- Must be able to work independently or as part of a team  

- Good communication skills  

- Creativity, able to think outside the box  

 

Desirable  

- Recognised certification for Power Platform / PowerApps / Power Automate / SharePoint / Power BI / SQL

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