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Product Developer

As a member of the product development team, contribute to the design, build and maintenance of industry-leading CloudSense business solutions. As a product developer you will work with product managers, architects and other developers to analyse requirements, document designs, and build solutions that contribute to the growth of the CloudSense product portfolio.

 

Location

Leeds, UK

Benefits

25 days holiday (pro-rata), medical insurance, employee assistance programme, pensions, life assurance, training and development, childcare assistance, personal gym instructor, breakfast

 

Role description

 

  • Create applications and features that conform to best practice coding standards, make optimal use of advanced framework capabilities, and have full unit test coverage
  • Work with testers to help define the approach for testing of new deliverables, and resolve in a timely fashion any issues discovered during the testing process
  • Provide product support, which includes educating colleagues in the use of new product features, as well as analysing and resolving issues reported by project teams and customers
  • Produce technical documentation as required

As CloudSense is a salesforce.com ISV partner, applicants should be aware that most development is undertaken on the ‘Force.com’ platform, a proprietary cloud platform that uses the Apex programming language which is similar to Java, and standard web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS). In addition, there are opportunities to work with other web-related development technologies.

You will work in our Leeds office with a small but growing team of CloudSense R&D colleagues.

Person specification

This role will suit a highly motivated self-starter who is comfortable working in teams that may be spread across a number of different locations. In addition you will:

  • Be a quick learner and keen to embrace new technologies and development frameworks
  • Be a clear communicator and team player
  • Be able to work under your own initiative
  • Be able to write documents in clear English
  • Have a talent for problem solving and a well-organised approach to work

Applicants should be aware that some occasional travel may be required to regional offices – principally London, UK and Zagreb, Croatia. This will be infrequent and for short periods.

Technical capabilities

 

Candidates must have a minimum 3 years commercial experience of software development, and demonstrable development experience using modern frameworks, coding standards and techniques.

Must-have:

  • Experience developing in Java or C#
  • Familiarity with object-oriented design
  • Understanding of libraries, frameworks, UML, test driven development
  • Experience with an MVC framework (e.g. Spring, Struts, .Net)
  • Proven ability to analyse and maintain existing code
  • Understanding of database principles and generic SQL
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle

Beneficial:

  • Exposure to or experience working with Salesforce
  • Understanding of NodeJS
  • Experience of Git, SVN or equivalent source control system
  • Experience in test driven development & writing of unit tests
  • Good knowledge of web technologies, e.g. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript