Graduate Software Engineer

Wilde Associates
25000.00 GBP Annual
13 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Job Title: Graduate Software Engineer

Location: Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire

Salary: GBP25,000 starting salary + excellent benefits

Job Type: Permanent

Job Reference: LH9796

Role Summary:

This role is part of a small expert support team who support and maintain a market leading clinical system. As a member of the team the person will have the opportunity to utilise their skills and creativity across a range of responsibilities as the product continues to be deployed to a significantly increasing customer base.

Opportunities to expand the range of technical skills into associated areas of technology are likely over time as customer requirements extend and interoperability across the Alliance portfolio is pursued in addition to interoperability with selected 3rd party solutions.

  • Provide application support to Customers including advice and guidance as well as undertaking bug fixing
  • Undertaking routine updates to Customers of the software and system reference data (e.g. QAS postcode files)
  • Conduct testing of new and maintenance product solution releases
  • Undertake the maintenance and creation of product support documentation
  • Conduct regular reviews of the configuration build and associated documentation and resolve any issues
  • Work with our client and their customer project teams to facilitate a smooth implementation of the product solution and any associated 3rd party integrated software solutions (example: PDS)
  • Assist with testing of the system appropriate to enable Clinical Safety sign-off
  • Provide technical data migration and application support for deployments which will involve liaising with Customers, Third Parties and other members of the Team
  • Undertake data migration activities where required recognising configuration issues and ensuring resolution
  • Some projects may include involvement in the development, maintenance and production of documentation relating to the use of ad-hoc data collection tools for client sites
  • Assist with deployment testing to ensure fit for purpose and go live

Person Specification:

  • Team player, who thrives in a small team environment and enjoys taking personal responsibility for delivery of specified objectives as well as contributing creative ideas to enhance product capability
  • Willingness to learn new development techniques
  • Experience of software testing
  • Willingness to learn the use of both clinical and administrative functionality in Child Health workflows and information requirements'
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines in a busy and challenging environment
  • Ability to work with clients and prioritising the outstanding tasks

Skills required - Essential

  • Proven programming experience
  • Must hold a Computing Degree level 2.1 or higher (or equivalent qualification)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills both orally and in writing
  • Good Microsoft Office skills (WORD, Excel and PowerPoint)

Skills required - Desirable:

  • Java development / support experience
  • HTML development / support experience
  • System testing experience
  • Inter-systems Cache/Ensemble development experience (training will be provided where necessary)
  • Data migration experience
  • Experience of system testing, development and utilisation of test scripts etc.
  • Experience in Agile Development Methodologies
  • Use of supporting systems e.g. JIRA, REMEDY or similar
  • Ability to organise and co-ordinate areas of work for yourself
  • Self-starter with great determination and motivation to succeed
  • Ability to work within project constraints to ensure that milestones and delivery dates are met

Wilde Associates is working in the capacity of an Employment Agency for this role