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.NET Developer - Leicestershire - £275p/d

2 hours ago
Ashdown Group - Leicester, UK
.NET Developer - Leicester, Leicestershire - up to £275p/d - initial 3 month contract. A well-recognised business, at the forefront of their field and on a continuous upward trajectory, is seeking a .NET Developer to build on their systems and migrate data from disparate systems into Salesforce.

Working in ASP.NET with MVC and SQL (views and stored procedures) is essential. Any experience with client-side scripts, Restful APIs, JSON, AJAX, NoSQL, Visual Studio, C#, Salesforce or testing is desirable.

This is a rare and interesting opportunity . This role encompasses a variety of bespoke development projects including migrating legacy systems to Salesforce.

To apply for the role, please send your CV with the reference number ASH17616SH in the subject line, should you choose to email your CV directly.



The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.

.NET Developer - Leicestershire - £275p/d - 3 month contract

7 hours ago
Ashdown Group - Leicester, UK
.NET Developer - Leicester, Leicestershire - up to £275p/d - initial 3 month contract. A well-recognised business, at the forefront of their field and on a continuous upward trajectory, is seeking a .NET Developer to build on their systems and migrate data from disparate systems into Salesforce.

Working in ASP.NET with MVC and SQL (views and stored procedures) is essential. Any experience with client-side scripts, Restful APIs, JSON, AJAX, NoSQL, Visual Studio, C#, Salesforce or testing is desirable.

This is a rare and interesting opportunity . This role encompasses a variety of bespoke development projects including migrating legacy systems to Salesforce.

To apply for the role, please send your CV with the reference number ASH17616SH in the subject line, should you choose to email your CV directly.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.

This Week

High rate for Visual Studio in UK

Senior Test Automation Engineer

2 days ago
ReThink Recruitment - South West, UK

Role: Senior Test Automation Engineer

Location: South West

Duration: 120 working day contract

Rate: £600 per day Inside IR35

To be eligible for this position you must hold valid DV (Developed Vetting) Clearance

We are working with a leading public-sector organisation who are searching for a Senior Test Automation Engineer to design, build, test and deploy effective test automation solutions, working within a scrum team. You will also be expected to be involved with some manual/exploratory testing where automation is not applicable.

You will be working within the Visual studio domain for C# or IntelliJ/Eclipse for Java, writing both the initial Behaviour driven development tests and the automated test code itself. The post-holder will take define Product Backlog Items, User Stories or requirements and translate these into tests.

What is the aim of the position?

  • To provide fast feedback to the development teams
  • To ensure the right level of automation is applied
  • To complete ongoing maintenance of automated tests

Expected Tasks

  • Writing Test Automation Code
  • Create test strategies, plans and other testing documents for major/complex projects
  • Maximise defect detection prior to release and confirm customer requirements and expectations are met
  • Review testing documents written by junior team members
  • Analyse requirements/user stories and design automated or manual tests and acceptance criteria
  • Peer review test scripts produced by other testing colleagues. This will include writing Behaviour Driven Tests
  • Lead, co-ordinate and participate in test execution, defect recording and capture of test results using agile Scrum and/or waterfall approaches as required
  • Summarise results of test execution into test reports, during and on completion of testing
  • Be recognised as a software testing SME, mentor business SMEs in support of user acceptance testing
  • Suggest and implement improvements to test processes especially in the area of test automation

To be successful you will need…

Essential:

  • Able to demonstrate extensive experience of delivering professional software testing services
  • Working knowledge of C# and/or Java
  • Evidence of ability to write well-structured code, creating robust and reusable tests
  • Evidence of implementing best practice in test automation
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
  • Evidence of writing SQL queries to setup, manipulate and report on data in a rational database
  • Evidence of writing Behaviour Driven Development tests

Desirable:

  • Experience in using JavaScript
  • Experience of non-functional testing (most desirable are performance testing, security testing and load testing) and associated test tools
  • Experience using test management tools
  • Experience delivering testing in Agile and waterfall project environments
  • Experience of use of Cucumber and/or Spec Flow
  • Experience of use of Team Foundation Server and Microsoft Test Manager
  • Exposure to Continuous Integration/Deployment, Rapid Delivery, DevOps environments

If you have the relevant skill-sets and are interested in the position please apply or get in touch with Lily in the Rethink Bristol office.

Remote contract

DevOps Software Engineer, CI / CD, Jenkins, Java

3 days ago
Ko2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Limited - York, UK

LOCATION: York

RATE: £40 - 50 per hour

CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 months initially (likely to extend further)

HOURS PER WEEK: 40 hours

FLEXIBILITY OF WORKING: Some remote working can be offered

START DATE: ASAP

THE PROJECT:

You will be tasked with migrating and upgrading the clients current Jenkins test infrastructure from their India office to their York office.

As well as completing the migration and extraction of the old build configuration, you will be tasked with rebuilding and modernising the version of Jenkins they use, so it is fit for purpose. This will involve updating all Java/ Maven.

Some of the tasks you will be responsible for:

  • Build a new GUI Automation System Tests (to replace Manual tests)
  • Build new GUI Automation System Tests (New Installer/Uninstall Tests - A non-SWTBot Technology, such as AutoIt)
  • Add new Jenkins Builds to test existing Virtual Micro Controller Drivers Unit Tests
  • Document the new Jenkins infrastructure

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  1. Continuous Integration experience
  2. Jenkins
  3. Java
  4. Building using maven
  5. Scripting using .cmd / bash / ruby
  6. C / C++ debugging using gdb / visual studio
  7. GUI Scripting using SWTBOT + 1 non-eclipse Scripting Tool (eg AutoIt)
  8. Java Debugging in Eclipse, on the command line (System.out.Println)

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  1. Automotive or Autosar
  2. Docker
  3. Win10 Linux Subsystem (WSL)
  4. Amazon Cloud Usage

To discuss this role in further detail please contact Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Remote contract

DevOps Software Engineer, Continuous Integration

3 days ago
Ko2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions Limited - York, UK

LOCATION: York

RATE: £40 - 50 per hour

CONTRACT LENGTH: 6 months initially (likely to extend further)

HOURS PER WEEK: 40 hours

FLEXIBILITY OF WORKING: Some remote working can be offered

START DATE: ASAP

THE PROJECT:

You will be tasked with migrating and upgrading the clients current Jenkins test infrastructure from their India office to their York office.

As well as completing the migration and extraction of the old build configuration, you will be tasked with rebuilding and modernising the version of Jenkins they use, so it is fit for purpose. This will involve updating all Java/ Maven.

Some of the tasks you will be responsible for:

  • Build a new GUI Automation System Tests (to replace Manual tests)
  • Build new GUI Automation System Tests (New Installer/Uninstall Tests - A non-SWTBot Technology, such as AutoIt)
  • Add new Jenkins Builds to test existing Virtual Micro Controller Drivers Unit Tests
  • Document the new Jenkins infrastructure

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  1. Continuous Integration experience
  2. Jenkins
  3. Java
  4. Building using maven
  5. Scripting using .cmd / bash / ruby
  6. C / C++ debugging using gdb / visual studio
  7. GUI Scripting using SWTBOT + 1 non-eclipse Scripting Tool (eg AutoIt)
  8. Java Debugging in Eclipse, on the command line (System.out.Println)

DESIRABLE SKILLS:

  1. Automotive or Autosar
  2. Docker
  3. Win10 Linux Subsystem (WSL)
  4. Amazon Cloud Usage

To discuss this role in further detail please contact Andrew Knight at KO2 Embedded Recruitment Solutions.

Software Engineer -Python, Javascript, React, GIT, Agile, Mongo

3 days ago
Yoh, A Day & Zimmermann Company - Cambridge, UK

Software Developer (Python, Javascript, React, GIT, Agile, MongoDB, Visual studio)

My technology client is looking for an experienced and passionate Contract Software Engineer to join their exciting team at their base near Cambridge. The client develops, manufactures and distributes specialist scientific equipment. They develop some of the most innovative technologies used Globally, being internationally known for providing highly technical projects used in the modern life science industry. The responsible of the Software engineer will be in the detailed design, implementation, integration and testing for a selection application for the bespoke equipment.

Roles and responsibilities of the Software Engineer:

  • Expert software development using JavaScript and React, using the create-react-app framework
  • Converting system requirements into software component designs
  • Implementation of unit testing of the software components
  • Designing, documenting and coding with frequent peer reviews
  • Familiar with MongoDB, GraphQL an advantage
  • Working in Scrum / Agile, quality conscious environment

Skills of the Software Engineer:

  • Python * Javascript * React * Visual Studio, * PyMongo * Version control * TFS, GIT
  • Visual Studio * MongoDB * Agile * Scrum

This is an amazing opportunity to join a company creating world leading technology and working alongside likeminded colleagues making a big difference. This role will be for a limited time only being a contract opportunity, to find out more click "apply" now or contact Anna direct on:

Location: Cambridge Area

Duration: 6 months (Extensions likely)

Start: ASAP

Rate: £43- £45 per hour

High rate for Visual Studio in UK

Test Engineer

3 days ago
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited - Southampton, UK

Tester

Your new company
This is one of the UK's leading brands originally known as one the biggest produces of paper maps they are transforming there business to produce digital map data, online route planning, sharing services and mobile apps plus many other location based products.

Your new role

Your role will include daily contact with stakeholders, product owners and on-site team members to understand functional and non-functional requirements and design BDD test scenarios according to the acceptance criteria.

You will regularly participate in squad estimation activities and are encouraged to identify opportunities to maximise test benefit within the team. You will report to and provide regular updates to the domain Test Lead. Working within an agile team, you will be responsible for designing and executing automated and manual test suites to ensure adequate and effective test coverage and provide test assurance of the user stories according to the defined acceptance test criteria.

This is a technical role and requires knowledge of data testing, performance and load test, automation and building end to end test scenarios in a CI/CD environment. You will provide assurance at team retrospectives and planning sessions to ensure test best practice, continual improvements and appropriate standards are adhered to.

What you'll need to succeed

Experience:

You will need to demonstrate your track record against the following criteria:

  • Proven analytical skills, designing and implementing BDD feature files for functional and non-functional test activities is essential
  • Experience of delivering automated test frameworks in a test-first CI/CD environment
  • Ability to define the appropriate end to end test approach for automation and performance
  • Proven technical skills in one or more of the following is essential: Azure DevOps, Specflow, JMeter, Selenium WebDriver, WebInspect, C#, JavaScript, Python, Visual Studio, FME
  • Experience of testing on a cloud platform is preferred
  • Experience of allocating and prioritising own work and working across multiple delivery teams
  • Good knowledge of agile methodologies and software engineering best practice, advising on process improvement
  • Coaching and mentoring experience of test automation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders and customers
  • Awareness of geospatial systems and technologies is desirable but not essential


Behaviours:

  • Collaborative team player
  • Completer/Finisher
  • Hands-on doer
  • Problem solver
  • Motivated by technical challenges with a focus on delivery of business value



What you'll get in return
£Neg on Day rate, 6 Month (Possibility of Extension)

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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MIS Developer

3 days ago
Darwin Rhodes - Perth, UK

Job title - MIS Developer

Duration - 6 Months

Location - Perth,Scotland

Experience required:

  • SSRS/SSRIS skillset

Job Purpose and primary objectives:

To deliver changes to existing and new MI reports following the MI delivery process to scope, design, build, test and distribute the reports such that they meet agreed business requirements and align to MI standards.

Key responsibilities :

1. Requirements and Design

Assist stakeholders from across the business to capture complete and accurate requirements by feeding in technical and system knowledge. Design solutions within the scope of the MI infrastructure which align to MI standards and will meet requirements.

2. Development and Delivery

Following design, develop and test both tactical and strategic solutions that meet requirements. Manage changes and additions to the MI estate (codebase and documentation) and participate in deployments.

3. Peer Reviews

Conduct impartial reviews of other MI Developers' work and provide professional and constructive feedback to support the accurate delivery of requirements and alignment to standards.

4. Support MI Admin

Support the MI Administration function (such as holiday or sickness cover) to ensure key team deliverables are distributed in line with agreed timelines.

5. Documentation

Complete all documentation to a high standard to ensure continuity of service across the team and to assist in ongoing support.

Business Knowledge:

  • Experience of engaging with stakeholders across many levels of an organisation
  • Experience in the gathering of report/system requirements

Essential Functional / Technical Skills:

  • Experience of report development (preferably using SSRS)
  • Proficient in development of SQL Stored Procedures for reporting purposes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft CRM / AX (ideal but not essential)
  • Knowledge of click software (ideal but not essential)
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (desirable)
  • Experience of Visual Studio (ideal but not essential)
  • Experience of Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) or equivalent source code management system (desirable)
  • Experience of analysing and fixing issues in SQL (or similar) code

Personal Attributes / Competencies:

  • Must have excellent Excel skills
  • Organised and able to plan and deliver within deadlines
  • Ability to work accurately and logically with attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and people skills
High rate for Visual Studio in UK

Azure PaaS Developer

4 days ago
Nigel Frank International - Belfast, UK

Nigel Frank are working with a Consultancy in Belfast who are on the lookout for an Azure Paas Developer on a contract basis.

Key skills:

    • Azure Developer Services including Azure DevO-ps, Azure SDK and Visual Studio
    • Azure PaaS services including Azure Functions, Azure LogicApps, API Apps, Web Apps, API Management
    • Azure Data including Azure SQL DB, Blob Storage and Azure Data Factory
    • Azure Integration including Azure Service Bus
    • Implementing I&AM solutions using Azure AD - using B2c, SSO and MFA.
    • Developing JSOM ARM templates and PowerShell automation scripts
    • Experience in DevOps automation - CI/CD using Azure DevOps
    • Experience in DevOps Code management & handovers - Git repos, branching / pull requests, wikis using Azure DevOps
    • Abilty to code using C# & SQL

This is an immediate requirement and my client is looking to start conducting interviews immediately, this will certainly attract high volumes of interest so to discuss this and other exciting opportunities in more detail please contact Yakshini Umrania and email your CV to or call me on in complete confidence.

Nigel Frank International is the Global Leader in Dynamics Recruitment, advertising more Dynamics jobs than any other agency. We deal with both Microsoft Partners & End Users globally and we have never had more live requirements & jobs for Microsoft Dynamics professionals. By specialising solely in placing candidates in the Microsoft Dynamics CRM market I have built relationships with most of the key employers in the UK & Ireland and have an unrivalled understanding of where the best opportunities and jobs are.

System Integration Tester

4 days ago
Talent International - Birmingham, UK

Location:

Birmingham, West Midlands

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Development

Salary:

£400 - £475 per day

Job reference:

EL20190213_1550051660

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

[email protected]

Advertiser:

Eleanor Lambert


We are looking for a System Integration Tester to work on a large Digital Transformation programme, developing digital products - you will be an Azure specialist

You will be working with stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level using agile practices.

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
  • Self-Managing & Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
  • Creation of test cases / execution of a test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring traceability
  • Experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
  • Experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects
  • Experience in automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Web driver, Visual Studio Load test etc.
  • Experience of automation testing in a complex Integration project.
  • Knowledge of programming language such as C#
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, VST/Azure Devops, build and release process
  • Experience of Spec flow / Gherkin
  • Swagger and WSDL Knowledge
  • Experience with testing Azure PAAS services e.g. Azure App Services, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure API Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure API Management
  • Awareness of Azure IAAS (vnets, nsg, subnets, EXPRESSROUTE etc )
  • Experience of testing (automation) REST & Soap API's
  • Understanding of API Authentication and Authorization protocols (e.g. OpenID, OAuth )

Azure DevOps / REST Soap API / Azure PAAS / Specflow / Gherkin / Selenium Webdriver / Automation Tester / System Integration Tester / QA Test / C# / Agile

High rate for Visual Studio in Reading, UK

Azure DevOps Engineer

4 days ago
Lawrence Harvey - Reading, UK
Azure DevOps Engineer- Reading- ASAP Start

Azure Cloud- VSTS- Powershell- Data Analytics


I am excited to share with you a new asap starting role, looking to take on an Azure DevOps contractor for an initial 3 months on an exciting Data Analytics platform project, in Reading.

The role will be working in a Scrum Team to build the foundations of an DevOps Service with focus on implementing platform automation, Data Scientist and Developer self-serve, CI/CD, for analytics development on the Microsoft Azure Platform.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience in DevOps on Azure and VSTS for Analytics Platform in Azure/VSTS.
  • Extensive experience of developing using the Azure analytics components including Data Lake Store, Power BI and Microsoft Visual Studio, Data Factory, HDInsight, Data Factory, SQL DB/DW and SSIS.
  • Fully conversant with Agile and DevOps development methodology and concepts Including CI/CD Coding, securitytesting best practice and standards.
  • Must have experience writing scripts (PowerShell) to build and deploy environments using Infrastructure-as-Code, along with VSTS experience.

To find out more about this very exciting opportunity and to register your interest, please get back to me with an updated CV and I will be in touch very soon.


Azure DevOps- Reading- ASAP Start

Azure Cloud- VSTS- Powershell- Data Analytics

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an Employment Business in regards to this position.

Integration Tester

5 days ago
Talent International - West Midlands, UK

Location:

West Midlands, England

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Testing

Salary:

£400 - £500 per day

Job reference:

AZ120219_1549967445

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

[email protected]

Advertiser:

TaiJaan Cordova


We are looking for a System Integration Tester to work with a Tech Transformation team and other Stakeholders to ensure all software is tested to the right level using Agile practices.

Skills/Experience:

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and good attention to details
  • Self Managing & Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to analyse complex systems, spot trends, draw conclusions, and produce specifications and decisions
  • Creation of test cases / execution of a test strategy using predefined testing methodologies, ensuring traceability
  • Experience of the full systems development life cycle in an agile environment
  • Experience in test artefacts such as test case and defects
  • Experience in automation or performance testing tools like Selenium Web driver, Visual Studio Load test etc.
  • Experience of automation testing in a complex Integration project.
  • Knowledge of programming language such as C#
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration, VST/Azure Devops, build and release process
  • Experience of Spec flow / Gherkin
  • Swagger and WSDL Knowledge
  • Experience with testing Azure PAAS services e.g. Azure App Services, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Azure API Apps, Azure Service Bus, Azure API Management
  • Awareness of Azure IAAS (vnets, nsg, subnets, EXPRESSROUTE etc )
  • Experience of testing (automation) REST & Soap API's
  • Understanding of API Authentication and Authorization protocols (e.g. OpenID, OAuth )

React.js Developer

5 days ago
Red Commerce - Bracknell, UK
React.js Developer / 6 months / Bracknell / Start ASAP

Key responsibilities:

Front end development for Cloud perform

Key Skills/Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript (v6+)
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Redux)
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js) [Optional]
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools {such as Git, SVN}
  • Experience in Visual Studio Code editor
  • 3-5 years experience
High rate for Visual Studio in UK

Full Stack Developer

6 days ago
Global Technology Solutions Ltd - Woking, UK
We have an exciting opportunity for a Full Stack Developer to join a blue chip organisation in Woking.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

*Experienced in using Agile/Scrum methodology to iteratively architect/develop high quality government digital services to GDS standards. Experience of hands on management, knowledge transfer including training and coaching.
*Prior experience of creating high and low level designs on Azure platform, CMS design / development and supporting high-usage production applications.
*Extensive prior experience of Microservice Architecture, RESTful API design using Swagger (OpenAPI).
*Extensive experience of using C#/.NET Framework and Core Javascript, good knowledge of Razor (ASP.NET Core), SQL Server, Continuous Delivery (ARM), JWT simulator for QA scenarios, Redis cache and GIT.
*Extensive experience of development using the following web technologies JQuery, HTML5/JavaScript/JQuery/CSS3/SASS, NodeJS/grunt/bower config, WCAG 2.0 accessibility.
*Extensive experience of Authentication technologies including OAUTH 2.0 JWS/claims-based authentication with IdPs.
Extensive experience of MS Azure: Hosting/platform/monitoring, API Management, App Services/web jobs, Service Bus, Resource Manager (ARM), APIs (e.g. Azure Graph API), Visual Studio Team Services. Infrastructure Automation, IaaS/PaaS.
Proven .net Core and understanding of Test Driven Development

So if you are a Full Stack Developer looking for your next exciting contract please apply today!

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High rate for Visual Studio in UK

Contract .Net Developer

6 days ago
Think IT Recruitment Limted - Surrey, UK
  • Have you worked in a Scrum environment?
  • Are you available in January for a new contract?
  • Are you a full stack developer happy to do support and development?

Contract .Net Developer

A Contract .Net Developers are required by a technology focused company based near Leatherhead in Surrey.

A Contract .Net Developer is sought a well-established technology driven company based near Leatherhead who are undergoing large transformation projects. This is a Contract Full stack .Net Developer role where you willl be working with 2 junior Developers as part of a wider team and you will be expected to get up to speed quickly.

This is an initial 3 contract and they are looking for someone to start as soon as possible

Skills & Technology we are interested in for this Contract .Net Development position:

  • C# ASP.Net MVC
  • SQL Server
  • TFS
  • TDD
  • WCF, WPF
  • Agile experience
  • Visual Studio - through to 2012
  • SOLID

If you would like more information on this Contract .Net Development position, including a full job specification, please send your cv in the first instance.

Think IT Recruitment is acting as an employment agency for this role under UK Government regulations CEAEBR 2003

Think IT Recruitment is acting as an employment business for this vacancy under UK Government regulations CEAEBR 2003

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