Senior .Net Developer - C# - WPF - SQL - API - Azure

Job Title: Senior .Net Developer - C# - WPF - SQL - API - Azure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Up to £55000.00 per annum + with excellent bonus & benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH7641_1529074959
Contact Name: James Neale
Contact Email: jneale@venquis.com
Job Published: June 15, 2018 16:02

Job Description

Senior .Net Developer - C# - WPF - SQL - API - Azure - Commercial Insurance / Catastrophe Modelling

London - City

£50,000 - 55,000 with excellent bonus & benefits

Urgent requirement for a skilled developer for a prominent Underwriter, in the Lloyd's of London insurance market. Applicants wil be tasked with operting as per of a core, high-functioning team, who are responsibile for a significant portion of company turnover, through the modelling of Risk.

The development team work closely with core stakeholders in this highly prominent team, to support the stretgic aim of the group. The successful applicant will be part of a truly Agile team, who themselves, operate in a seperate silo from IT. This team uses Rapid Application Development prototyping and the successful applicant, will benefit from working in close proximity and partnership with End Users.

Duties will include:

The role will entail, operating at Senior Developer level, with responsibility across various .Net applications, within Catastrophe Risk.

  • Perform 'BAU' 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

Core duties will be spread across Design, Development, Testing and Implementation

Skills required include:

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 fabric

Senior .Net Developer - C# - WPF - SQL - API - Azure - Commercial Insurance / Catastrophe Modelling

London - City

£50,000 - 55,000 with excellent bonus & benefits