Software Developer

£70000 - £90000 per annum



Key Responsibilities:

· Working with internal staff and third parties (suppliers and partners) to plan and develop software.

· Working with business analysts and end-users to plan and implement feature enhancements and changes to existing systems and processes.

· Assist with the migration from legacy software systems and applications to modem technologies.

· Create, test and maintain program code in line with industry best practice and internal programming guidelines.

· Provide support of the applications developed to other IT teams and also to business users as required.

· Manage work using the software development system, JIRA, ensuring all work completed is reflected in the tool.

· Adhere to all Information Security Policies.

· Completing other duties as directed.

· Providing guidance on internal and industry best practice.

· Assisting with the planning and implementation of new initiatives and projects.

· The nature of the role requires some work outside of normal business hours including weekends, evenings and public holidays.

Principal Contacts e.g External Companies:

· Internal project stakeholders.

· IT operations teams

· Head of IT / Business Solutions

· Global LGT IT teams including database, security and network services

Authorised Alternative in the Event of Absence:

· N/A

Key Regulatory Responsibilities:

Ensure compliance with the letter, spirit and expectations of applicable legal and regulatory requirements at all times (e.g. FCA, Money Laundering/Proceeds of Crime, Data Protection, Health and Safety), ensure conformance with LGT Vestra’s best practice with regard to conduct, culture and other general business compliance control procedures.

Key Risk Management Responsibilities:

· N/A

Key Skills and Competency Requirements:

Technical Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have demonstrable experience in a similar role:

  • Demonstrable experience in the following development technologies:
    • .NET / .NET Core
    • C#
    • ASP.NET
    • SQL Server
    • Reporting Services
    • Integration Services
    • Angular / Node.JS
  • Previous experience replacing or converting legacy software systems would be strongly desirable
  • Experience using Team Foundation Server / DevOps / Octopus for source code control and deployments
  • Demonstrable experience working in an Agile Scrum development team
  • Experience using Atlassian JIRA and Confluence is strongly desirable
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office suite and Adobe

Other skills, competencies and attributes:

· Able to work effectively and self-sufficiently in a fast changing working environment.

· Excellent verbal and written communication.

· Enjoy working with others in a team atmosphere.

· Enjoy maintaining/enhancing code to meet changing client/industry needs.

· Strong interpersonal skills and focus on client service.

· Thorough in approach to work, with excellent attention to detail.

· Proven ability to meet project deadlines.

· Project professionalism, enthusiasm, and a willingness to achieve results.


  • PlanetPress
  • RabbitMQ
  • VBA
  • PowerBI / SSAS

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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