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Software Developer, Warwick

An opportunity for an experienced developer to design and architect a wide-ranging selection of solutions as part of an innovative digital agency.

Location

Warwick

Department

Technical Development

Bluesky Interactive are a web design and digital marketing agency that specialises in the automotive sector. This is a superb career opportunity to join our team as a Software Developer. 

At Bluesky, everything we do is about making our people and clients more successful.

Our people are committed to understanding our client’s needs, so they can recommend the solution which will achieve the best possible return from their marketing investment - ultimately helping them sell more cars, vans, trucks or bikes.

We are passionate about building trusted-partnerships with our people and our clients. Together, we deliver class-leading marketing solutions and evidenced-based results.

If you are someone who is looking for a role where you get to innovate, drive development and create products and solutions within our growing technical development team, then we want to hear from you. 

The Top 4 things you need to be a successful Software Developer within our Warwickshire agency...

1. Experienced Developer

You'll have a host of relevant development experience in languages suitable for the role. You'll be able to write clear and concise code, designing and architecting complex systems from a standing start. You  be as comfortable in maintenance as green-field programming roles, and are fully-versed in object-oriented programming, with a focus on inheritance and extensive use of interfaces. In addition to 4 years of commercial computing experience, you will be proficient in our technology stack:

  • Microsoft SQL Server, including T-SQL and Stored Procedures
  • Microsoft C#.NET
  • Microsoft .NET Core
  • Microsoft ASP.NET Core
  • Microsoft ASP.NET Core Web API
  • Microsoft Razor Pages
  • JavaScript including frameworks such as jQuery & VUE.js

Beneficial but not essential:

  • Practical experience working with Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) in a production environment
  • Practical experience working with Microsoft Azure
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Microsoft DevOps for workflow and source control
  • Experience with GIT for source control

Key software tools:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
  • Microsoft DevOps

2. Proactive Problem Solver

You’ll be a proactive person who approaches problems with a solution-focused mindset and quickly moves from talking about problems, to identifying solutions. You’ll be a role model, who, using your problem-solving skills, will make key contributions to the continuous improvement of our products, services and processes. You'll also be able to identify challenges and opportunity, a key part of which will be testing your own and others work efficiently and effectively. Working alongside our established developers, DBA and Product Team you will be responsible for designing, architecting and delivering a wide range of product enhancements and new products, and being able to proactively suggest improvements and opportunities will be a key part of this.  

3. Growth Mindset

We are a fast-paced, evidence-based, innovative agency - so you’ll strive to approach things with a growth mindset and continuously learn and develop yourself and the work we do. You’ll be flexible and able to manage multiple deadlines and commitments effectively. You’ll adapt your approach to meet demands and seek to learn from setbacks

4. Committed Team Player

We are one team, working together to achieve our shared goal of making our people and clients more successful. You’ll strongly value the contribution of others and prioritise their development. You’ll support others to achieve their goals, knowing that their success is our success.

If you’ve got the Top 4 down, read-on to understand the role in more detail and what you’ll need to be a successful web developer in our agency

Working alongside our established developers, and Product Team you will be responsible for designing, architecting and delivering a wide range of product enhancements and new products.

We are looking for a motivated, skilled individual who can hit the ground running and add value to our core software platform from the outset. In addition to 4 years of commercial computing experience, you will of course be proficient in our technology stack. We're also on the lookout for the following key skills:

  • Strong analysis & problem-solving skills
  • Able to write clear & concise code
  • Fully versed in object-oriented programming, with a focus on inheritance and extensive use of interfaces
  • Able to design and architect complex systems from a standing start
  • Able to test own and others’ work efficiently and effectively
  • Able to organise and manage own workload to meet deadlines
  • Capable in both maintenance and green-field programming roles
  • Strong and clear communication skills with an emphasis on good written English
  • Able to document work for a wide audience, ranging from technical peers to non-technical staff
  • Able to react flexibly and positively to a fluid workload and changing priorities

What next…

If you think you are a good fit for the role, we welcome your application. It’s important to us that you include a Covering Letter and CV which outlines why you are applying. Make sure you detail why you feel you will be a good fit for the role and what transferable skills/experience you have, which will make our business and our clients ever more successful.

Added: 11 June 2020

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