Senior Developer - Net, C#, Web Services, SQL - Basildon

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04 Oct 2016
30 Oct 2016
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Xuber - designed by insurance professionals, for insurance professionals. Based on over 30 years of experience, we have the best commercial insurance software offering in the market. Insurers, reinsurers, brokers and managing general agents around the world use our leading-edge software as their core systems. The unique configurability and flexibility of our offering gives it the edge over rivals when it comes to improving business performance and enabling growth. Xuber offers insurance-specific software solutions to over 130 brokers and carriers in 40 countries across the UK, US, mainland Europe and Asia Pacific. Many of these organisations are top global companies and our solutions form the strategic platforms that run their businesses. Our software offers commercial brokers, insurers, reinsurers and managing general agents choice, convenience and flexibility because it is componentised, process oriented and functionally rich. An investment of over £20m and a move to Microsoft™ .NET technology has provided the latest versions of our products with the unrivalled functionality of our existing industry-leading software, while making them more open, more flexible and above all, more configurable across the entire insurance lifecycle. The Role This role is ideal for a strong .Net Developer / Senior Developer who wants to advance their career working for the world's leading core insurance software supplier. You will work alongside Technical Analysts and architects to develop and design software end to end. You will also be instrumental in providing technical analysis and design to support application development through the production of prototypes, framework code and technical documentation. The role is at least 50% hands on coding Key Accountabilities The .Net Senior Developer / Software Engineer will; Take Functional Requirements from a pre-written Functional Specification and design a Technical Solution by developing prototypes and producing documented Technical Specifications. Design, Code and Unit Test Common Functionality in the Framework, to allow new Functional Requirements to be developed more quickly and with less code. Work closely with small offshore programming teams led by a Programming Team leader, to support and assist with turning the documented Technical Solution into a robust high quality coded, unit tested and integration tested deliverable. Perform detailed code reviews of code and unit tests produced by other developers, to ensure that all code meets the documented coding standards and is fully tested before being committed to the source control system. Work on defects raised by the System Testing team or others. This will include analysing the cause of the defect, proposing and identifying a solution, and fixing the defect by making changes to the code. Demonstrate progress on deliverables to stakeholders, by giving demonstrations of new Features during the development lifecycle. Produce Task Lists and estimates of effort for Technical Solutions that the programming team will follow in order to produce the deliverable. Skills, Experience & Qualifications The .Net Senior Developer / Software Engineer should have; Essential Expert-level C# .NET 3.5/4.0 development experience Strong hands-on experience in designing and developing Enterprise-scale applications/products in .NET Strong hands-on experience in OOP Entity Framework WCF Web Services Silverlight or WPF. Good understanding of XAML, Bindings, Styles Prism (Composite Application Block) Unity (or other similar dependency injection frameworks) Exposure to Test driven development, Unit Testing frameworks, Mocking frameworks (e.g. MSTEST, Rhino Mocks) Excellent T-SQL skills. Writing Stored Procedures, SQL Profiling, Database Design. Values Our corporate culture is built on six pillars. Customer focus Innovation Speed & Efficiency People Excellence Integrity We take these values seriously. We live by them. We bring them to life in our customer relationships This job was originally posted as

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