Lead Developer - Glasgow

up to £50k - Technology - IT- Development
Ref: 4739 Date Posted: Monday 17 Jul 2017
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Would your software survive being dropped in the sea?

PDMS design high availability systems which can survive tough conditions.  From robust back office systems and scalable websites, to rugged handheld device Apps used on quaysides and on-board vessels.

We are looking for Developers and Senior Software Developers to join our Transport and Ticketing Division, a newly formed team of experienced software professionals with a clear focus on the travel industry.

We have tackled unique and complex requirements for our customers around the world, from our bases in the Isle of Man and Glasgow, to the Bahamas and Seychelles.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for dedicated, talented developers and senior software developers, with varied careers and strong problem solving skills.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Understanding customer needs and liaising with analysts, testers and other skilled developers to create robust, efficient and elegant software to meet those requirements.
  • Managing your own time effectively, while keeping your colleagues informed.
  • Assisting with system design and technical analysis for new tasks and projects.
  • Mentoring and helping team mates.

What skills do we need from you?

At least 3 years’ experience in the following:

  • C# or Java
  • Microsoft SQL 2005+
  • Web Technologies
  • Great interpersonal skills and a desire to work efficiently as part of a team.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach to tough challenges.
  • The ability to diagnose and fix applications quickly and effectively.

What other skills would be desirable?

  • Any experience of MVC, jQuery, CSS, XSL and XML.
  • Working with source control such as Team Foundation Services.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.
  • Hands-on familiarity with the software release cycle for builds and releases.
  • Microsoft Qualifications.
  • Knowledge of, or demonstrable experience with Unit Testing Android or iPhone development skills.
  • Travel Industry experience.

What do we offer?

  • We offer competitive salaries, flexible benefits and a collaborative working environment.
  • Our team is split between the Isle of Man and Glasgow, and this role can be based at either location.
  • There will be occasional travel to client sites, which may be just down the road, or across the globe.
  • Although the role is initially in the Transport and Ticketing Division, movement between this and our other development teams is a possibility.