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Mid-Level Software Developer (All-Rounder)

Job Title: Mid-Level Software Developer (All-Rounder)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: January 2018
Reference: BBBH54804_1512732040
Contact Name: Rehan Zia
Contact Email: r.zia@parity.net
Job Published: December 08, 2017 11:20

Job Description

As a member of the Software Development team, the successful candidate will contribute to the design, build and maintenance of industry-leading business solutions. As a Software 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 company portfolio.
You will:

  • 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

You will work in the company's Leeds office with a small but growing team of colleagues.

Person specification

You will be a highly motivated self-starter who is comfortable working in teams that may be spread across a number of different locations. As well as having 3 years commercial experience of software development, 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 -This will be infrequent and for short periods.

Technical capabilities
The successful candidate must have commercial experience of software development, and demonstrable development experience using modern frameworks, coding standards and techniques.


  • 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


  • 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

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