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Application Developers

Job Reference: GR42/BRS/AAR/4
Date Posted: 03 May 2017
Employer: File Dynamics Ltd
Location: Bristol, UK
Salary: £20,000 to £35,000
Sector: I.T. & Communications
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 31 May 2017

Job Description

File Dynamics are looking for .NET developers to join their central Bristol team; if you have just graduated from an IT related degree or are looking to take the next step in your career as a .NET developer this is the job for you!

The Job:
As an application developer at File Dynamics you will be working on a diverse portfolio of projects, from website and desktop applications to line-of-business software services and MI reporting engines. Often using the latest tools and technologies, you will be expected to expand and showcase your technical skills from day-one in a friendly and successful development team. The role will be based in central Bristol although some of the team are based in Leeds and Fareham.

To help you keep your technical skills sharp and up to date you will be given an unlimited account on to learn new skills both in and out of the work environment (with dedicated work time each month).

Role Duties and Responsibilities:
This role will involve writing clean, readable and reusable code using Object Oriented principles and working with the team to deliver high quality software.  The successful candidate will be highly organised with a track record of working in the context of a structured agile life-cycle.  They will be able to work to strict specifications whilst still ensuring they develop the best solution for the customer.  A key part of this role will be acting as a technical point-of-contact for other IT staff and business users.  It is essential whilst carrying out this role to keep abreast of latest methods and trends in programming and be aware of when they should or should not be used!

Our Tools  & Technologies

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2015
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012+
  • Microsoft Azure Platform
  • Trello for project management
  • Visual Studio Team Services
  • Source Vault
  • Slack Messenger
  • Agile Planning


Why Join us?
With Investors in People accreditation since 1998, we positively encourage our staff to progress and develop within the Company.  We recognise that our continued growth and success is the direct result of the contribution of our staff.

Our wide range of benefits, include a generous holiday entitlement, flexible benefits (including pension, childcare vouchers, bikes for work and health screening), bonus scheme and development opportunities.  We have an active social committee and support various charities/fundraising events across the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a wide range of candidates.

Please note that any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory credit check and basic criminal record check. This information will only be used to assess suitability for employment insofar as it is relevant.

This position is based in central Bristol, UK.

Skills & Requirements

Skills/Competencies required:  
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following technical skills -

  • T-SQL skills and understanding of relational database theory.
  • C# (or similar OO language, e.g. Java).
  • Working knowledge of the Visual Studio IDE and the .NET technology stack.
  • JQuery and JavaScript.
  • Experience with version control software (e.g. VSTSGit or SVN).

Alongside the above, it would also be advantageous to have experience and knowledge of -

  • ASP.NET MVC framework for web programming.
  • WPFMVVM and associated design patterns for modern desktop programming.
  • Web service programming using WCFWebAPI (or similar SOAP/REST technologies).
  • Interest in front end programming trends (TypeScript/Angular).
  • Interest in visual design and user-experience (CSS/Bootstrap/LESS/SASS).
  • ASP.NET WebForms/ WinForms.
  • Testing frameworks and tools (MSTest/NUnit).

About File Dynamics Ltd

File Dynamics Ltd is an outsourced services company providing:

  • Software Development
  • IT management
  • IT Helpdesk services
  • Human Resources
  • Accounts services
  • Back office systems
  • File Management solutions

We provide support to over 2500 end users across a number of businesses and industries, predominately in the legal, insurance and healthcare sectors. In addition to this our software services are used by a number of industry leading house hold names.

As a company File Dynamics emerged due to the success of a leading UK Law Firm's software offerings; ten years later our software is used internationally and our customer base continues to grow.