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Software Developer

Rail & Transport
Job Type:
Market related


Software Developer



Location: Derby, United Kingdom.


Salary: Competitive.


Job Description


An experienced software developer is required immediately to enable our clients’ successful Digital Services team to continue to expand and deliver their growth and product activities within Rail, Transport and other industry sectors.


Your purpose

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:


  • Development and support of new and existing mobile and web applications

  • Be an integral member of the Digital Services team working on a variety of existing and future client focused application development opportunities

  • Work within a successful team to continuously improve and refine the skills and capabilities of the team

  • Remain abreast of current software development tools and techniques

  • Deliver agreed commitments to the stated quality, timescales and cost

  • Support the Digital Services team and the rest of our client to achieve its sales, productivity and profitability targets

  • Support and contribute to bid production and estimating activities to secure new client opportunities

    What you can bring

    The successful candidate must have the following skills and capabilities:

  • Experience in developing mobile and web apps

  • Software development skills in the following technologies:

  • C#

  • Xamarin

  • MVC


  • Entity Framework

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • JavaScript (or JS based libraries such as jQuery)

  • At least two years commercial software development experience in a relevant role

  • Interest and demonstrable evidence in UI/UX design and development

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with experience of interfacing with external and internal clients

  • Ability to plan, estimate and deliver work within a typical project environment against specified time, cost and quality

  • Able to work on multiple projects concurrently, balancing short-term priorities whilst delivering agreed longer-term commitments

  • Able to work in a variety of development methodologies (e.g. Agile, Waterfall), with a comprehensive understanding of the whole software lifecycle

  • Organised and conscientious, with an attention to detail

  • Able to work consistently and to a high quality in accordance with defined Quality, Safety and Environmental processes

    Desirable / Beneficial Skills:

  • Experience in developing apps in Android OR Native iOS / Objective C

  • Experience developing in VB.Net

  • Experience of developing applications for Azure

  • Experience in developing databases in Microsoft SQL Server

  • Experience of working in rail or transportation industry

    Security Clearance

    This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

    At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for any Software Developer looking for new employment.

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