Software Developer

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
Salary: £50k per year
Contact: Debbie Gough
Call: Debbie
Reference: Software Leeds
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Senior Software Developer (hybrid working)

Leeds LS1


It is a Level 1 role paying up to £50,000. This means it is a 30hr working week for a full time salary.

Are you an experienced Software Developer looking for the next step in your career?

Do you want the opportunity to work within an industry-leading, forward-thinking business who continually invest in the IT team and see it as a vital part of the company's success? 

Are you eager to learn and develop with new technologies in a role where no two days are the same?

My client will offer a 30-hour working week for a full time salary and hybrid working, with at least 50% of your working time at home - so you get a great balance between home working and working collaboratively in the office.

Working within the IT Development team you will be creating new internal & external facing web-apps and automated systems, and extending capabilities of existing systems to drive improvements across the business.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  •       Develop new web applications for internal and external use using and     Vue.JS
  •       Create and support APIs utilising REST
  •       Extend and advance existing applications and websites with new features and requirements
  •       Responsible for adhering to and maintaining proper data protection throughout all project and applications
  •       Able to keep up with new trends in technology and practices
  •       Engage effectively in a Scrum team
  •       Support the team with best practices and well-structured code
  •       Mentorship of juniors and supporting other developers
  •       Involved in discussing and defining solutions and architectures
  •       Perform Team Lead duties in their absence

The following experience is essential and these skills must be demonstrated on your CV within a business environment:

  • Strong understanding of C# and ASP.Net Core
  • Strong understanding of OO design principals and patterns
  • Experienced in creating and maintaining restful web applications
  • Some experience with JavaScript and HTML (experience of Vue.js and Vuetify is desirable)
  • Good understanding of working within an agile team
  • Experienced and confident with ORMs (Entity Framework desirable)
  • Understand and experience of micro services is desirable
  • Familiarity with DevOps in Azure is desirable
  • Ability to independently and proactively problem solve
  • Strong organizational skills to effectively manage multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Eager to learn and develop with new technologies

Lifestyle Benefits Rewards

30 hour working week (for full time salary)

20 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays

Additional Paid Leave – for Birthday, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve

Flexible Holidays – take hourly 

Holiday Exchange -  buy / sell holiday

Extra holiday for length of service – 1 extra day after 3,4 & 5 years

Length of Service Awards

Colleague Recognition Awards

Enhanced Maternity / Paternity / Adoption Pay

Financial Rewards

Death in Service Benefit – 4 times annual salary

My Staff Shop – a wide range of discounts and savings at UK retailers

Travel Support – free parking, bus / train discounts, cycling facilities

Neybar Financial Loans

Third Party Bespoke Financial Advice

Contributory Pension Scheme

Subsidised Canteen

Personal Growth

Learning & Development Allowance – paid time to learn in work

Love to Learn Subsidy – up to £150 annually for training of your choice

Professional Qualifications – financial & study support

Health Rewards

Health Cash Back Plan – generous cash back to manage your wellbeing, including dental, optical, combined therapy towards every day health costs

GP Anytime – access to 24/7 prescribing GP for you and your family 

Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 help line, including up to 8 free counselling sessions

My Wellness Portal 

Thrive – My Wellness App

Engagement Rewards

Team Events – bowling, race nights etc.

Regular monthly events – cooking classes, quizzes, kids’ activities

Monthly charity fundraising including raffles, auctions and more

Key Event Parties – Christmas and Summer Events