.NET Developer

Location: The Grove, Northampton

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 03 August 2018

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.NET Developer

Howdens Joinery are looking for an experienced .NET Developer to join us in our Northampton office in Brackmills Business Park.

Reporting to the Digital Development Manager, you will be an integral part of helping us build and maintain our new website and internal systems. Your technical expertise will help us see projects through from inception to delivery.

As a .NET Developer, you will be a great communicator and an effective trouble shooter, who has experience of working closely with stakeholders to understand their needs. You’ll be able to navigate changing priorities, break down explanations of complex processes and communicate cross-functionally with people from different levels of technical expertise within the organisation. 

Key skills and experienced required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience within C# .Net Development /Full-Stack Development and have worked on technical projects from inception through to delivery.
  • .NET using C# 4.0 or higher
  • .NET Core 1.0 or higher
  • Visual Studio 2013 or higher
  • Microsoft LINQ
  • Relational databases like SQL Server or Oracle
  • Educated to degree level in a computer science related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Database design, programming (SQL) and query optimisation
  • Source control: TFS / GIT / VSTS
  • Working on technical projects from inception through to delivery
  • Good understanding of unit testing frameworks and test coverage (Experience of automated Testing using a variety of MS Test, xUnit, Jet Brains, Selenium and Moq would be useful)
  • Demonstrable experience of object-oriented design patterns, code refactoring and awareness of SOLID principles
  • Commercial experience using the MVC pattern
  • Good exposure and understanding of Web services using Restful APIs
  • Experience with .NET content management systems

Desirable Key Skills and experience:

  • Front-End scripting (e.g. JavaScript, SASS, Angular JS)
  • Non-relational databases like Mongo
  • Experience with Sitecore CMS
  • Knowledge of continuous integration and continuous deployment (Preferably with VSTS)
  • Web protocol knowledge
  • Understanding of web security
  • Understanding of networking and infrastructure

Howdens Joinery is a highly successful business, with more than 650 depots nationwide and more than 8,000 staff. Last year our sales reached circa £1.3 billion and we continue to experience significant growth and success. Despite our scale, Howdens remains a local business with traditional values. 

We have a very competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday, company bonus and pension, free refreshments and snacks, onsite car parking, great social events and a friendly and supportive working environment.  As well as the opportunity to develop within a high profile FTSE 250 company, you will be part of a rewarding organisation recognised for excellence in the workplace in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For

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