Software Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, West Midlands, Walsall
  • Contract, 15 months
  • Full time
  • from £35,000 to £40,000 per year
Our client is a main civil engineering and infrastructure contractor and has a new job opportunity for a Software Engineer to join their team in Walsall. This position is a fixed term 15-month permanent contract. The salary is from £35,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience. Job Description: Software...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 513/27817

Quote ref: 513/27817

Job description

Our client is a main civil engineering and infrastructure contractor and has a new job opportunity for a Software Engineer to join their team in Walsall. This position is a fixed term 15-month permanent contract. The salary is from £35,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Software Engineer will help further the development of 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 and, 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 on end users.  

• Undertake routine maintenance to ensure functionality and uptime.  

• Ensure data integrity.  

- Microsoft Software  

• Maintain knowledge of Microsoft products, understanding the links and interfacing aspects of the vital software being used for software development within the business.  

• Keep skills current and in line with the 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 a test plan(s) where needed.  

• Information analysis leads to the recommendation of a solution.  

• Understanding of Prince 2 / Agile methodology and reuse of approaches to deliver a 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  

 

Key measures & targets:  

• Successful delivery of projects  

• Work towards 99.99% uptime for applications  

 

Key relationships:  

• DCT Team  

• IT Team  

• Process owners/stakeholders  

• End users  

• External software support representatives

Requirements

The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria:  

 

Essential:  

• Educated to degree standard or equivalent industry work experience.  

• Must be a Full-stack developer - a 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 of developing solutions that simulate a relational database.  

• Experienced with using Power Automate for business solutions including the 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, ability to think outside the box.  

 

Desirable:  

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

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