Senior .net Developer - C#.net / SQL Server / RAD

Job Title: Senior .net Developer - C#.net / SQL Server / RAD
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + with excellent bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8014_1531389111
Contact Name: James Neale
Contact Email: jneale@venquis.com
Job Published: July 12, 2018 10:51

Job Description

Senior .net Developer - C#.net / SQL Server / Rapid Application Development

London - City

£50-55,000 with excellent bonus & benefits

Urgent requirement for a dynamic .net Developer for one the most prestigous Underwriters in the Lloyd's of London insurance market. Working with Catastrohpe Risk, the successful candidate will form part of a high-perfoming and prominent team.

The Analytics and Underwriting of Catastrophe risk are supported by an in-house development team which sits alongside underwriters and analysts and is actively engaged with, and supports, the strategic aims of the group.

Development is agile and flexible delivering whatever is necessary to support the key business decisions as and when they arise. The development team are part of the analytics and underwriting team and are separate from the central IT function. A significant part of the role is to ensure that, although operating on a more agile basis, development proceeds in accordance with Group IT standards. The development team use Rapid Application Development prototyping and gain great benefits from this organic approach with proximity to end users and decision makers.

The Role:

There are a number of key in-house developed (.NET) systems that support underwriting and modelling activities. The role will entail being a senior developer working across the various .NET applications within the Catastrophe Risk area. It will working closely with users to implement medium/large sized changes to existing applications as well as building new applications.

The role is located within the underwriting and modelling team so that the developer(s) experience and understand the day to day challenges of users and can see (and suggest) how systems improvements can be made more efficient.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform 'keep the lights on' activities across the .NET applications within the Catastrophe Risk area, including the core Reinsurance Administration system and Modelling tools
  • Be responsible for the implementation small to large incremental changes as well as being part of the team working on large scale changes to the applications
  • Ensuring that project goals for technical functionality are effectively met and delivered seamlessly into the production environment
  • Resolution of technical issues from business requirements all the way through to implementation
  • Compliance to the overall delivery model and appropriate quality and audit standards


Essential Experience:

  • Prior experience working in a similar senior developer role within the financial services industry

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of Object Orientated Analysis and Design and Component analysis.
  • Solid skills in database and application design and development
  • Software Development methodologies (Agile & Waterfall etc)
  • Experience in best practice software development and system architecture
  • Degree educated with strong Mathematics background
  • Service Orientated Architecture


  • Interest in software development process and introducing new methodologies and tools
  • Insurance industry specific business knowledge (preferred)
  • Good understanding of networking technologies and principles.
  • Good understanding of Software Configuration Management strategies and tools.


  • .NET 4.5 & 4.6 (C# incl WPF, WCF, EF)
  • Multithreading, TPL, Async
  • Prism4, mvvm, TDD
  • SQL Server 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Tableau/Cubes
  • Excel VBA
  • SOA, Web Services, REST API, JSON, Docker Container
  • Cloud, Azure

Senior .net Developer - C#.net / SQL Server / Rapid Application Development

London - City

£50-55,000 with excellent bonus & benefits