Senior Data Services Developer

East Sussex, Bexhill-On-Sea
18 Sep 2018
16 Oct 2018
Hastings Direct
Technology, IT
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Data Services Developer

Our aim is to become the Data and Analytics leader in the UK general insurance market, do you want to be part of this?

Here at Hastings Direct, we pride ourselves on our agility as a fast moving company where our colleagues can contribute and thrive. Being a force for good in the industry, we are passionate for data and analytics providing the most straightforward service to our colleagues and customers.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Services Developer to join our team based at our Head Office on the South Coast, in Bexhill.

What will you be doing as a Senior Data Services Developer?

Our IT Delivery team work all aspects of the software development lifecycle, providing leadership, supporting and delivering high quality software changes across Hastings systems and platforms, responsible for working across all aspects of the software development lifecycle and operating within agile teams from application support and change functions.

  • Design large and complex programs and program modifications from supplied specifications.
  • You will Creates, amend and keeps track of programs in accordance with the design.
  • You will plan, design and conducts tests of programs, proactively correcting errors through re-tests to achieve error-free results
  • You will be accountable for conduct reviews of supplied specifications,
  • You will be part of an on-call rota, providing support to our colleagues when they need us with an aim to resolve issues.
  • Working within our team you will ensure that you and any direct reports are meeting our customers' fair and reasonable expectations, providing fair outcomes at all opportunities.

About you:

  • Hold significant coaching and mentoring experience within a regulated IT environment
  • Proven ability to support and develop enterprise level customer and colleague facing applications
  • Hold IT professional or academic qualifications e.g. Computer Science/certified JAVA programmer
  • Proven experience and a strong understanding of, Java/JVM based languages, Microsoft.NET, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML and object orientated design, C#, CSS and JavaScript, HTML, SOAP, REST, JSON and XML
  • Hold excellent problem solving skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels Proven experience of agile development techniques and test driven development
  • Proven ability to think 'analytically' with a strong attention to detail

We are offering market leading pay, a fantastic company bonus up to 10% and £5,000 car allowance alongside a competitive pension scheme, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, optional flexible working and exclusive Hastings Direct benefits including discounted products.

If this sounds like your next career step then we want to hear from you today!