C# Developer

Job Title: C# Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Reference: BBBH7836_1525364633
Contact Name: Yasmine Sampson
Contact Email: ysampson@venquis.com
Job Published: May 03, 2018 17:23

Job Description


Senior Developer - SQL, C#

M&G Investments

We are not your average financial services firm and our unique culture is just one aspect that makes us stand out from the crowd. We offer a supportive environment that encourages innovation and creativity whilst maintaining a healthy lifestyle balance. You will be joining one of Europe's leading Investment Management firms where you can expect real responsibility and recognition from day one. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of career opportunities, whilst small enough to treat you as an individual and tailor training and development to your specific needs.

The Operations:

An opportunity has arisen for a Distribution Transformation Developer to join M&G Investments and focus on transforming the IT capabilities across the business.
You will be responsible for the following tasks:
Demonstrate a passion for software development and the desire to listen and work with clients and peers across the organisation.
Most importantly you will need to show you can be a valued, considerate member of a small, cross functional scrum team responsible for delivering working, high quality software to production on a regular basis.

You will be involved in all aspects of development:

  • Refinement of user stories
    * Backlog management
    * Design, development, testing and deployment of code
    * Improvement of the process and tools

What we are looking for:

You will have strong development skills in some of the following technologies, (C#, Java, JavaScript, ASP.NET MVC, SQL, Microsoft Azure technologies, or BI tools). The ability to write simple, readable and tested clean code is essential. This role is suited to someone with a varied development background with a particular emphasis on working with data and databases. Excellent database skills are a must, ideally in a Data Lake technology, SQL Server and NoSQL stores. Strong OOA/D skills are also key. You will have experience working within an Agile environment is needed, as we have adopted Scrum. An understanding of appropriate application of types of testing and the confidence to develop code in pairs and mob environments will be highly beneficial.
You will be comfortable working within a team environment that values regular, constructive feedback to aid continuous improvement. The confidence to question and challenge colleagues and business partners will be a valuable asset, as well as the desire to learn to facilitate Agile/Scrum ceremonies and assist with other roles such as Scrum Master and Analyst. You will also be interested in furthering your knowledge of Financial Services.

M&G is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer is very simple - to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.

We welcome applications from individuals who have taken an extended career break, and we are willing to consider flexible working arrangements for all of our roles.