Digital Developer

Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth
£28,000 per annum
17 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role title: Digital Developer
Sector: Digital

Company Information
The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain and managed as an independent organisation (independent of both commercial industry and of Government).

Our purpose is to inspire our farmers, growers and industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world.

Our vision is for a world-class food and farming industry inspired by, and competing with the best.

Our philosophy is that levy payers are at the heart of what we do. In order to deliver genuine levy payer focus there is a sector advisory committee (known as 'sector board') for each of the six commodity sectors represented by AHDB. Each sector board comprises levy payers, other stakeholders from the sector and independent members. The main AHDB Board has delegated the responsibility to each sector board to develop the most appropriate strategies to meet the challenges of the sector; to ensure the relevant levy rate is recommended in order to provide adequate funding for the required work; to monitor strategy implementation and to approve remedies where performance deviates from plan. The sector board members are appointed by AHDB.

Team/department purpose
The role is within the busy exciting and dynamic digital development department. We work wider digital team to deliver the exciting digital revolution that is taking place within the organisation. As member of the team you will be expected to primarily develop both new and support existing web applications to meet the organisations current digital operations and its ever-increasing demand for digital products. Each developer in the team is provided with a MSDN Enterprise Level subsection so they have access to all the tooling required.

In addition to this you will have to opportunity to gain experience working with the following technologies
• Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
• Azure DevOps for source control, task & bug tracking and Continuous Integration.
• App development using Xamarin.
• App development for HoloLens using Unity/Direct X

Person specification
• Previous experience of web development experience, using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, ASP.Net, C#, and SQL preferred.
• Experience of working in an Agile development environment
• You should have demonstrable experience of developing web solutions using CMS solutions such as Umbraco or similar.
• Candidates should have proven .NET experience as well as a solid understanding of Object-Oriented Design and Programming.
• Candidates should have experience of working in source-controlled environment using Git or similar source control technology.
• Candidates should have experience of working in a Continuous Integration environment.
• Candidates with experience of Cloud infrastructure Like Azure or AWS would be advantageous.
• Candidates with commercial experience of App development using Xamarin would be advantageous.
• Candidates with experience of HoloLens App development would be advantageous.
• Candidates must be team player with customer focused mindset.

Salary range: £28,000 - £37,606
Location: Stoneleigh
Contract type: 18 month Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 35
Closing date: 28th July 2019

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Please note to apply you must be a British citizen or be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.