Assistant Software Developer - Military veterans preferred

2019-11-28
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


London
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Software Developer (G7) to our Digital Solutions Team. The team is expanding to meet the demands of our wide portfolio of projects and clients – from both within the UK and overseas. This role has been created to support our ambition to grow significantly over time, offering significant career progression opportunities within AECOM for the right person. The team provides full design, implementation and maintenance services to a wide range of internal and external clients. The team is currently based in Birmingham, London and Newcastle; to further expand our market we are looking for a strong individual to expand the team in any of those locations.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience and will have proven design and development skills delivering to quality, time and budget. They will have experience of working as part of software teams developing a variety of technologies focus on either PHP and\or .Net. The role would suit a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients.

Job Responsibilities:

The right candidate will work with experienced staff to develop, maintain and support software applications, predominately for our transportation clients.

The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards:

  • Works under direct supervision.

  • Must have the aptitude and ability to translate existing IT understanding to the company’s model of software development.

  • Follows documented software development standards and approaches.

  • Follows the defined visual style of the application.

  • Develops solutions based upon a defined specification and test plan.

  • Develops software solutions that operate against relational databases including: Relational / object mapping, Screen creation, Report development

  • Participates in department code reviews.

  • Performs unit testing of their work.

  • Completes work based upon the project schedule.

  • Works with the quality assurance tester to resolve any problems.

  • Participates in team design meetings.

  • Assists in the response to Helpdesk ticket support requests.

  • Trains, adheres and learns from peers within the organization.

  • Assigned tasks are of low complexity.

  • Knows or learns to use the tools required for the job assignment

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience with one or more of the following two web stacks:

Stack 1 - Open Source

  • PHP

  • MySQL

  • HTML\JavaScript\CSS

  • JQuery

Stack 2 - Microsoft .Net

  • Visual Studio

  • C# Language

  • Asp.Net\MVC\Web API

  • Entity Framework

  • SQL Server

Whilst not essential, any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Mobile software development

  • Project and Service Desk management using JIRA

  • Source Code Control in GIT or equivalent

  • Experience with Google APIs and analytics

  • Development of map driven solutions

  • Good appreciation of software architecture and its real-world implications.

  • Understanding of database design and implementation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree or masters degree in Computer Science or other relevant subject. Note: Professional development experience will be strongly considered in lieu of a relevant degree.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230036BR

Additional Locations UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.