Junior Developer

Bristol (City Centre)
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
FundsLibrary is the UK's leading distributor of fund information. We act as a central hub for information about collective investments for the UK’s financial industry. We provide a variety of services, from pure data processing and analytics to innovative web interfaces based on the data we collect, produce and distribute. FundsLibrary is a rapidly growing company providing a wide range of services to asset managers, fund supermarkets, adviser platforms and life companies. Our clients include Prudential, Aviva, Cofunds, Fidelity, and Old Mutual in addition to Hargreaves Lansdown. Our development department is split into scrum teams, each focussing on a key area of the FundsLibrary business. As a junior developer you will receive coaching and mentoring from your team lead and FundsLibrary’s senior developers. You will experience all aspects of software production, from inception and design to test and final delivery. We are an agile shop and focus heavily on automated testing including Business Driven Development. Software development is a fast moving and exciting career and is key to the success of both FundsLibrary and Hargreaves Lansdown. What will you be responsible for? Writing back end and front end code in C#, Typescript and other languages Attending team meetings to provide input into planning and estimation Working with business analysts and product owners to help scope new work Designing solutions to tasks with the help of the team lead Documenting the technical structure of solutions you build No commercial programming experience is required for this role. However, the role requires someone with a passion for technology and the ability to learn new techniques and languages rapidly. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of the mechanics of the world wide web – HTTP, HTML and javascript and will have written programs, whether as a hobby or as a profession. Strong communication skills and an analytical mind are essential to allow discussion of solutions to complex financial problems. Being self-motivated and knowing when to ask questions are vital skills. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66861874