Software Developer 5162725

  • Per Hour
  • Location
    West Yorkshire
  • Basis

I have a 2 month contract for a software developer. This is working for a client in West Yorkshire but will be remote working. This is paying £20 per hour via umbrella (role is inside ir35. Please see the details below and apply now.

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has a requirement for a Software Developer to complete a specific software development project. The position is expected to last for eight weeks.

Applicants must have and be able to demonstrate the following skills.

1 Visual Basic .NET
2 SQL Server
3 ASP.NET Webforms
4 Microsoft Azure Development

Work on the project will need to be done remotely.

Background to the Project

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is taking on responsibility for administering the Adult Education Budget in West Yorkshire. The Adult Education Budget is one among a number of responsibilities that are devolving to the Authority from central government as part of the devolution deal which will result in West Yorkshire having a Mayor.

As part of the Adult Education Budget, West Yorkshire Combined Authority will have the responsibility for making payments to providers of Adult Education in the region. The Authority is going to purchase a system for administering this process from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. This system will need to be adapted to suit West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s needs and that is the purpose of this post.

The system is an ASP.NET webforms project written in Visual Studio .NET. Data is stored in SQL Server.

Main Aims of Software Development Project

1 At Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the system outputs a payment file that is imported into their Agresso finance system. This payment file output will need to be modified so that the data can be imported into West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Technology One finance system.
2 At Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, the system is hosted on an internal server. West Yorkshire Combined Authority intend to host their system on Microsoft Azure. The Azure services necessary to support the system must be built and configured and any changes to the software necessary for it to run correctly in the Azure Environment will need to be implemented.

© Educated to degree or equivalent relevant education/ experience.
© Practical experience of successfully performing in a similar role.
© Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer or equivalent extensive experience of developing software using .NET framework, C# and web development technologies i.e. HTML, XML/XSL etc.

* In-depth knowledge and experience of relational database management system (RDBMS) i.e. Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle. Practical experience of SQL, stored procedures and functions.
* Knowledge of project management principles and methodologies (such as PRINCE 2) and project management tools (such as MS Project).
* Knowledge and understanding of business process mapping and storyboarding.

© Experience of effectively contributing to team objectives.
© Experience of successfully identifying appropriate communication channels to deliver information.
© Experience of effectively contributing to organisational vision.

© Strong negotiation skills.
© Experience of analysing problems and issues for solutions.

* Ability to adopt a methodical and thorough approach to work.
* Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Business Solutions e.g. SharePoint Online and Microsoft Dynamics 365.

Impact & Influence:
* Good written and verbal communications skills.

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