Do you believe the world deserves excellence?
BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company
that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of
best practice into habits of excellence.
Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a
founding member of the International Organization for Standardization
(ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business
improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance,
manage risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international
management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. BSI’s
influence spans multiple sectors including Aerospace, Automotive, Built
Environment, Food, Healthcare and ICT. With over 81,000 clients in 181
countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence
As an Applications Developer you will be required to perform a variety
of programming assignments requiring knowledge of established
programming procedures and data processing requirements. You will
maintain and modify programmes and provide Software Development support
to a number of concurrent in-flight projects.
•Development of new applications and maintaining systems by monitoring,
identifying and correcting software defects, logging the work by means
of proper documentation
•Test and develop programming modifications – ensure Software testing
and quality assurance
•Work as part of a team to provide estimates for tasks and the
development of new features
•Analyse performance of programmes and take action to correct
deficiencies based on consultation with users and approval of supervisor.
•Liaise with internal business users to gain understanding of needed
changes or modifications of existing programs. Resolve questions of
program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of
internal checks and controls.
•Front end graphical user interface design
•Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation
•Integrate software with existing systems
•Maintain standards compliance Implement localization or globalization
•Constantly updating technical knowledge and skills by attending
in-house and/or external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications
•Problem-solving and thinking laterally as part of a team, or
individually, to meet the needs of the project
To be successful in this role you’ll have strong technical skills
gained whilst working as a Senior Developer within a software
development environment. You will be a confident self-starter who can
work under minimum supervision and possess experience and a working
knowledge of the processes and procedures needed to support the full
software development life cycle. You will have excellent communication
skills, both written and verbal, and enjoy working within a team
environment. You will also have experience working with geographically
distributed project teams and external development partners.
You’ll be working across multiple projects across a variety of
technologies so flexibility and personal organisation skills are a must.
The successful candidate will possess the requisite skills within their
primary skill set and not as part of a complimentary skill set.
•Object-oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD)
•Applying design patterns such as Factory, Observer, etc
•TDD using NUnit or similar
•Visual C# (at least version 4)
•Entity Framework or other ORM and willingness to use EF.
In addition you’ll be:
• Resourceful and solution orientated
• Proactive and flexible
• Delivery focused
• Possessing great interpersonal skills
What we offer
We'll give you all the training and support needed to build your career
with our dynamic and growing organisation. We are an equal opportunities
employer and will consider flexible working in line with our
requirements for this role.
We offer a competitive starting salary and company car alongside 27
days annual leave with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days,
company-paid private medical insurance, an excellent company-contributed
pension scheme, and a wide range of flexible benefits that you can
tailor to suit your life-style.