Software Developer

07 Sep 2020
05 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
BW are an independent UK consultancy at the forefront of risk, pensions, investment and insurance with over 1,300 employees spread across 8 offices. We invest heavily in cutting-edge technology: IT is a key part of our success and our clients include many large household name companies.

The role

You will be joining a well-established, co-located development team based in Bristol with a focus on web application development. The role covers all aspects of software development such as analysis, coding, testing, deployment, support and documentation. You will need the skills to:

* Develop new functionality and areas of the system using current technologies

* Continuously improve your knowledge of software, tools and development practices

* Gain familliarity with existing code, develop an understanding of the business context in which the software is used and identify limitations and areas for improvement

* Work with stakeholders directly

Our solutions are built primarily on the Microsoft stack:

* Languages: C#; TypeScript; SQL

* Frameworks: .Net Framework and .NET Core; ASP.NET; Entity Framework; Angular

* Principles: Automated testing, build and deployment; cloud and on-prem; SOLID

The person

As a minimum, you will have 2 years' experience of commercial software development along with GCSE Grade C (4/5) or equivalent in Maths and English. A degree in a technical subject (Maths, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science or similar) is highly desirable.

What's in it for you

* Working for a company listed as being in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For 2020

* A competitive (discretionary) annual bonus which has been paid out every year since BW's inception in 1989.

* A set of core benefits paid for by BW including life assurance, group income protection, private medical cover and 25 days holiday per year

* A generous pension scheme - we contribute 8% from day one of your employment

* A comprehensive range of voluntary benefits to suit your age and lifestyle including holiday trading, tech scheme, cycle to work scheme, dental cover, healthcare cash plan, health assessments, critical illness cover, extension of private medical cover for family, extension of life assurance for partners, interest-free season ticket loan, dining card with discounts of up to 50%, give as you earn to your favourite charity, gym membership, travel insurance and a broad range of discounts at hundreds of retailers including fitness centres, travel and leisure companies.

* Career progression opportunities and a focus on training and professional development.

* Fresh fruit and hot & cold drinks provided free of charge

* Sports & social clubs and groups

* Dress-down Fridays

* 1 paid volunteering day per year

* Match-funding for individuals raising money for a recognised charity

Values at Barnett Waddingham

Our values are important to us and we want them to be important to you too: Principled, Quality, Partnership and Respect.

Wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham

Employee wellbeing has always been important to Barnett Waddingham and we believe that wellbeing at work is an awareness of where issues can arise and balancing the needs of employees and the business. We have a number of programmes to support wellbeing at Barnett Waddingham.

Diversity at Barnett Waddingham

We want to have a diverse and inclusive workforce as we believe that it will provide us with high performing teams that will be the driving force behind our continued success.

Corporate Social Investment at Barnett Waddingham

As a firm, we recognise that we have an impact that goes beyond our core activities.

Our corporate social investment programme is an integral part of what we do and is focused on ensuring that our overall impact is a positive one