Web Developer

Web Developer

We’re looking for an experienced Web Developer to join our team.

Web Developer

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Web Developer to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a broad range of technologies. You will use your existing skills and experience to contribute to the development and support of the company’s bespoke systems.

Reporting to the Systems Development Manager, you will be part of a progressive team developing advanced solutions, and as such you will be expected to discuss technical ideas with your team and be confident in proposing new approaches and technologies.  As a key member of the team your attendance and input into regular team meetings will be required.

You will be based at our Cobalt office (Newcastle). We offer flexible working hours but you should be prepared to work longer when required.

Responsibilities

  • Implementing high quality software solutions;
  • Working as part of a team to implement enterprise level dynamic web applications;
  • Translation of user requirements to source code on various technical platforms;
  • Participate in full life cycle from initial requirements gathering to support functions;
  • Write high quality, maintainable code that is easy to maintain and test;
  • Identify and improve areas of our existing code base;
  • Participate in planning meetings related to the development roadmap;
  • Engage with internal teams to fully understand business requirements.

Qualifications/Training

Desirable

  • Degree in an applicable, related subject.

Experience

Essential

A minimum of 2 years’ commercial experience with:

  • ASP.Net Core
  • C#
  • Angular or other Javascript application frameworks
  • MS SQL Server 2014/2016
  • RESTful API design
  • Dependency Injection and Inversion of Control
  • SOLID principles

Desirable

Experience with the following:

  • Knowledge on containerized applications with tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Source Control (GIT / TFS)
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • ASP.NET Web Forms
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3

Personal Qualities, Aptitudes, and Skills

  • You must be self-motivated, methodical and have a keen eye for detail;
  • You will have an interest in how things work and have a natural ability to identify software issues at an early stage;
  • Flexible and enthusiastic approach;
  • Adaptable to change;
  • A creative approach to problem solving;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels within the business;
  • Keen interest in current development trends;
  • Willingness to learn new technologies.

Additional information

  • Proof of eligibility to work within the UK;
  • References to cover last 5 years employment.

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering email to recruitment@utilitywise.com.

The Company

Utilitywise is a high paced, high growth business that exists to support businesses of all shapes and sizes with their utility needs, be they simple or complex, by connecting our customers with the very best products and services in the market. Over the past ten years, Utilitywise has grown from a fledgling business to one that now supports tens of thousands of businesses across the UK and Ireland, and into Europe. From simply securing a great energy deals via our unrivalled relationships with suppliers, through to intelligent technology solutions, compliance expertise and innovative procurement services we can help businesses to save time, effort and money so they can focus on doing what they do best.

Our mission never stops however, and we are constantly exploring new ways to grow our business and deliver for customers with unique and differentiated propositions and channels.

The Group operates from its headquarters at Cobalt Business Park in North Tyneside and currently employs approximately 1,600 staff across its operations.

Utilitywise was founded in 2006 as an energy procurement service provider for UK businesses. It has since grown and is now an established independent energy procurement and energy management business, it listed on the AIM market in 2012.

The Company negotiates rates with energy suppliers on behalf of business customers, provides an account care service and offers a range of products and services designed to help customers manage their energy consumption. Customers are based throughout the UK and in the Republic of Ireland, across a variety of industry sectors and the public sector, and range in size from small single site customers to large multi-site customers. In total Utilitywise has c.38,000 customers split across the two divisions; enterprise and corporate.

The Group has achieved strong revenue growth to date, seeing revenues rise from £11.7m in the financial year ended 31 July 2011 to £84.5m at financial year end July 2016. This is a result of strong like-for-like growth and the acquisitions of Clouds Environmental Consultancy, Aqua Veritas Consulting, Energy Information Centre and t-mac Technologies. Adjusted profit before tax rose from £16.7m in 2015 to £18.3m in 2016. Utilitywise has enjoyed in excess of 20% revenue growth year on year.

As the Group seeks to expand further, it has strengthened its already robust management team with the appointments of Brendan Flattery as CEO in October 2016 and more recently the appointment of Richard Laker as CFO in January 2017.

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