Analyst Programmer - Java/Microsoft - Swindon
Spring Technology are currently working in partnership with an award winning enterprise organisation and one of the most prestigious brands in the UK to recruit an Analyst Programmer to join their highly successful team in Swindon.
You will be joining one of the largest employers in the UK who have achieved a range of awards including - Britain's Top Employer Award, Graduate Development Awards and the Business Led Development Awards.
You will be rewarded with an outstanding benefits package which is among the best in the industry. Other than a highly competitive salary they also offer: 15% bonus, subsidised café, discounts on a range of retailers, free car parking, an industry competitive pension scheme, learning and development opportunities plus loads more.
You will be joining innovative and dynamic application solutions team with a portfolio including web, mobile, cloud, and near Real Time (SCADA) engineering and information management solutions. Our client's solutions portfolio includes integrated in-house and specialist vendor solutions, primarily based on Microsoft platforms. Your responsibility will be to act as IT Application Lead for a variety of application solutions, and to manage these solutions throughout the Solution Lifecycle. You will need to have a complete and thorough understanding of the technologies, architectures, solutions, designs, implementation and underpinning technical standards.
This opportunity will suit an experienced software analyst programmer with prior experience in Java and Microsoft technologies. Working as part of a team, you will be required to support and onward develop Legacy Java based solutions, and to design and build new solutions in JAVA/Microsoft as required. Solutions run in outsourced data centres, therefore the successful candidate will also be required to work with, and direct the tasks of, infrastructure vendors at an operational level.
*Accountable for development, delivery and integration of application solutions throughout their entire life cycle, sourced from multiple vendors and developed via internal teams
*Thorough expert knowledge of relevant applications
*As "Application Lead", oversee and protect the integrity of IT solutions
*Technical lead on small and medium sized projects (up to £0.5m)
*Responsible for the development of designs and standards
*Provide effective consultancy and guidance to internal and external customers
*Liaise with 3rd party service providers ensuring compliance with company requirements for hosting
*Build effective in-house and external relationships to ensure maximum co-operation in solving customer requirements
*Expert knowledge of C# & Java ideally with some knowledge of PHP
*Expert knowledge of Windows 7, 10, Windows Server 2012 r2, Unix-like systems
*Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrating a variety of influencing styles to enable effective completion of tasks both individually and within groups
*Ability to communicate with Stakeholders at all levels
*Excellent verbal, written and oral communications skills
*Will rapidly become a recognised expert in at least one area of the current suite of systems and technologies.
*Excellent wide knowledge of different designs and methodologies, and a deep knowledge of IT solutions, technologies and services
*Detailed understanding of the complete project life cycle
*Highly competitive salary.
*15% bonus package
*25 holidays plus 8 bank holidays
*Support with training
*5 % matched pension
*Life assurance plus a range of other perks.
*On site meeting and chill out rooms
*Café and staff discounts
*Opportunities to attend company events
*Great progression opportunities