Software Engineer at Morrison Data Services, Newcastle Upon Tyne, £Contract Rate

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  • Newcastle upon Tyne NE27, UK
  • Jan 08, 2021
Duration not stated

Contract Description

Are you looking to join a thriving business that is going through an exciting period of growth? Morrison Data Services have had a fantastic new opportunity for an IT Software Developer to join their Development Support Team based in Newcastle upon Tyne. 
Reporting to the Software Development Manager, you will be responsible for designing/developing Morrison Data Services Business Systems software as well as reporting and resolving suspected non-compliance software issues .

Who are we?

Morrison Data Services is proud to be one of the UK's largest utilities support organisations – and we’re still growing with some exciting times ahead. We pride ourselves in being award winning, recognised for our diligence, customer service and expertise.

MDS are part of M Group Services a 1.4 billion pound turnover business, with a wide and diverse field of operations that regularly presents opportunities for growth. We work with our clients and partners to ensure we keep abreast of industry developments and remain at the forefront of proactively influencing the right pathways to success. In 2019 M Group Services we were one of the Times 100 Top Track Companies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support, maintain and replace the current application estate.
  • Design, develop and implement new system solutions.
  • Write high-quality code using the latest engineering tools and best practices according to company standards.
  • Provide technical support to both customers and employees for issues escalated from the technical helpdesk.
  • Maintain source control according to company standards.
  • Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions.
  • Work with Stakeholders, Business Analysts, and other IT colleagues throughout the design and build stages.
  • Work independently and as part of a project team.
The Ideal Candidate: 
  • Have experience of Microsoft .NET framework (Visual Studio 2010 and above), with extensive experience of C# and related technologies.
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of SQL and preferably Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously and be a team player.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong customer focus.
  • Have good attention to detail and be able to work to deadlines.
  • A professional, motivated individual with a strong sense of pride taken in their work. You will need to have very good verbal and communication skills and be able to articulate solutions, with a can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service, analytical and problem-solving skills. You will be interested in technology and keep up to date with new and emerging techniques and tools.
  • Knowledge of a Source Control System (Team Foundation Server, Source Safe, DevOps, etc).
  • Knowledge and experience Waterfall and Agile methodologies
What we offer: 
  • 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
  • Access to employee assistance programmes
  • Discounts with national retailers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Mobile Phone Discounts
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme