Application Developer

Location London
Discipline: Tech / Dev
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £95,000
Contact name: Adam Price

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Published: over 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Application Developer – London / Hybrid working - £95K.

This leading independent global asset manager, dedicated to delivering the best outcomes for clients through a highly diversified range of actively-managed products. They support individual and institutional investors across a range of products, encompassing equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives.

They are looking for an Application Developer to join a 40+ strong development team responsible for delivering transformational change to the suite of applications and systems.

They support a flexible hybrid working model that allows teams to build a strong and positive culture by inspiring innovation and increasing collaboration.

As an Application Developer you will:

  • Be responsible for defining and developing exciting effective business and systems solutions as well as leading ongoing support for existing ones.

  • Be an integral member of the Enterprise Technology Team, working closely with business partners, vendors, IT Product Owners, other Business Analysts, and IT Developers to ensure full delivery of the product lifecycle.

  • Partner with the product owner and delivery team in an agile environment where we interact directly with business partners to establish requirements for and develop new solutions and enhance and maintain existing ones.

  • Research, design, develop, test, debug, document and support custom .NET applications in support of investment business needs.

  • Deliver to time sensitive product release schedules working as a cooperative team member in an agile development environment.

  • Produce technical specifications and release notes for required features and architectural/framework improvements.

  • Be client focused, committed to excellence, strong attention to detail and a team player.

  • Provide ongoing change management including training and documentation updates

  • Collaborate closely with the wider technology teams to coordinate interdependencies and resolve issues and understand overlaps of teams and applications

  • Use data developer skills to help download and maintain the financial data

  • Turn data into outstanding reports and dashboards used by business partners

  • Carry out additional duties as assigned

What this Application Developer can expect when you join:

  • Generous Holiday policies

  • Excellent Health and Wellbeing benefits including corporate membership to ClassPass

  • Paid volunteer time to step away from your desk and into the community

  • Support to grow through professional development courses, tuition/qualification reimbursement and more

  • All-inclusive approach to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

  • Maternal/paternal leave benefits and family services

  • Complimentary subscription to Headspace – the mindfulness app

  • All employee events including networking opportunities and social activities

  • Lunch allowance for use within subsidized onsite canteen

This Application Developer must have:

  • Software skills that include Microsoft .Net Core, C#, OOP and SOLID principles, SQL are essential.

Nice to have skills:

  • The Microsoft technology stack. Specifically: C#, Web APIs, SQL Server, Entity Framework, Visual Studio; an understanding of differences between standard and .NET core platforms

  • Cloud platform exposure (preferably Microsoft Azure) and concepts such as App Services, Blob storage, App Registrations, Azure SQL, Azure AD and MS Graph; deploying to an Azure cloud environment through YAML DevOps pipelines

  • UI / front end development skills using web technologies

  • Familiarity with Mobile or cross platform app development

  • Data development skills on databases like SQL Server, Databricks, Cosmos DB and Snowflake

  • Potentially other development platforms such as python, Power BI, other data analytics

  • An understanding of Agile delivery methodologies for technology solutions.

  • Knowledge of the asset management business, preferably in distribution and marketing is good to have.

  • Experience of working in a development team and collaborating with IT and business partners to build out requirements for innovative solutions.

  • An enthusiasm for software development and acquiring new skills & knowledge, both in the tech and investments arenas.

  • An exposure to collaboration tools such as Git / source control, Jira, Confluence and Teams.

If you’re the Application Developer we’re looking for please get in touch using reference AP1037. This is a hybrid role, working minimum 3 days a week in London offices