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IS Software Developer, Runcorn The Overview:

PH Jones, part of British Gas, is a provider of Gas Central Heating Service, Repair and Installations to the Social Housing market. We are now looking for an IS Software Developer to join our team. We can offer you an exciting journey with us, the opportunity to work with talented friendly people and put your skills to good use.

  • Location: Runcorn (WA7)
  • Competitive salary
  • Plus benefits including share save scheme, company pension, healthcare benefits and employee discounts
  • Permanent, Full Time

IS Software Developer, Runcorn The Role:

We are looking for an experienced coder to join the Application Management team and evolve our platforms. Your day to day duties will include:

  • Interaction with our Clients and their IS departments as you develop new and improved ways of interfacing between Clients and PH Jones using ETL processes
  • Spending time with the PH Jones teams to understand the usage and impacts of the system to the field teams and develop and test enhancements that will improve the system and keep it current
  • Reactive (business as usual) incident work, company project work and time is also reserved for developing your own ideas and concepts to deliver entrepreneurial solutions
  • Manage the day to day tasks and issues via the incident management process
  • Support the roll out and deployment of new technologies
  • Work as part of the core IS team managing the internal bespoke systems
  • To maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries
  • Publishing supporting documentation to assist staff with requests for information
  • Work on company projects as part of a project team

IS Software Developer, Runcorn The Person:

To be brilliant in this role you will have the following:

  • Experience in MVC
  • Experience in ASP.net C# (.net 3.5 and above)
  • Experience in C# (Windows Services, Console applications)
  • Experience with Entity Framework
  • Experience in LINQ to SQL
  • HTML CSS Knowledge
  • Experience with a Dependency Injection Framework (Unity, Ninject, Castle Windsor…etc)
  • Experience with T-SQL

Ideally, we’d also like you to have these technical skills

  • Telerik Controls (ASP.net Ajax)
  • WCF
  • WPF 
  • UI Frameworks (Bootstrap) 
  • Mobile/App Development 
  • SSRS 
  • SSIS 
  • MSMQ 
  • Experience with bug tracking software 
  • Experience with ETL 
  • SignalR 
  • ORMs (Entity Framework, nHibernate..etc) 
  • Javascript 
  • Mongo DB 
  • Understanding of Patterns and Practices (Builder Pattern, Unit of Work Pattern) 
  • Unit Testing"Mocking Frameworks (nUnit, Moq..etc)

The Company

British Gas British Gas, part of the Centrica Group, supplies gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email Antonia.Fella@britishgas.co.uk typing 'Update required: IS Software Developer R9914003' in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com