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Junior Software Engineer

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Junior Software Engineer

Posted 3 days ago

We’re looking for people to join the Access family, who share our passion for believing in better, and who will help us continue to grow.    Love Work. Love Life. Be You. - is central to our success and how we give our customers the freedom to do more of what's important to them.  What does Access offer you?   We offer a flexible, hybrid working environment where you can balance work and life while maintaining a strong office team-based culture. We deliver on what we say, taking the development of our people seriously. We’ll work with you to progress your success plan and provide opportunities to accelerate your career.   On top of a competitive salary, our standard 25 days holiday (which goes up the longer you’re with us), and a matched pension scheme, you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We’re an organisation that likes to give back, so you’ll also have one charity day allocated to support a cause that matters to you.      About you: You are a self-motivated, technically minded individual, with a passion for software development and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are a team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the development pipeline along with the team. You are focused on delivering high-quality solutions to given times lines and are comfortable working in an agile scrum environment. You are constantly seeking to improve both your skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic company. You will be expected to contribute ideas and opinions to planning and refinement sessions. Technical Requirements: Strong skills in developing quality applications using C# Familiar with .Net Framework web application development Experience with SQL Anywhere/SQL Server development Confident in developing web applications using Webforms, Typescript, Vue, React, JavaScript and CSS Basic understanding of: SOLID Principles Dependency Injection Continuous Integration Entity Framework RESTful Web APIs written in C# Microsoft Azure Key Responsibilities: Design, develop and iteratively release quality driven software solutions following Agile methodologies to meet agreed requirements and acceptance criteria using a range of languages and technologies​. Write clean, self-documenting code that is well structured, well-named and easy to read​. Ensuring development standards are established, known, and followed within an agile team. Actively contribute to requirement discussions and analysis, whilst taking responsibility for understanding the scope, risk, and complexity of changes​, and where appropriate, provide feedback to the requirements and acceptance criteria​. Analyse, identify and fix the root cause of defects throughout the various layers of an application​. Identify, compartmentalise, and execute refactoring where commercially/technically necessary​, with a focus on maintainability​. Support the team's sprint deliverables, through proactive contribution to planning, ownership of tasks, identification of dependencies and effective management​ of risks and product security. Actively promote a quality focused approach within the team, showing ownership for quality activities and collaboration with the QA team. Prepared to test own work and that of others to ensure quality.​ Helps to ensure value is achieved through development by understanding customer requirements, identifying dependencies and risk, clearly communicating, and escalating where appropriate. Actively working with the team to take ownership in the complete life cycle of product development, from refinement to release. As a well-rounded Engineer, your Skills and Experiences likely include: A passion for software and technology Quick learning capability, easily picking up new technical concepts High standard of written and spoken English Open and collaborative style Problem solver Creative and innovative Can commit to delivering and maintaining high standards Manage time efficiently and effectively Pragmatic, competitive and driven to continuous learning/improvement Development and deployment of Enterprise SaaS solutions. What are we all about?   The Access Group is one of the largest UK-headquartered providers of business management software to small and mid-sized organisations in the UK, Ireland, USA and Asia Pacific. It helps more than 100,000 customers across commercial and non-profit sectors become more productive and efficient. Our products and solutions go beyond providing technology, we connect the right people with the right data, at the right time, through Access Workspace.  At Access, we are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. If you're excited about this role, (even if your previous experience doesn't align perfectly), you might just be the perfect fit for us! We wholeheartedly believe in equality for all and the transformative power of diversity.    Why not join our vibrant team where you can love what you do, love how you live, and most importantly, be authentically you? Let's make a difference together.   Love Work. Love Life. Be You.