Senior .Net Software Engineer

Cotterell Consulting Ltd
£30,000 to £40,000 + Benefits
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Senior .Net Software Engineer

Location: Taunton

Salary: up to £40,000 DOE + Benefits

Contract: Full Time, Permeant


As a Senior .Net Software Engineer for a software house producing market-leading portfolio, you'll provide software development expertise to develop new systems and support existing products.


Due to working flat out and asking a lot of their employees, they give so much in return. In addition to a very competitive basic salary DOE you'll also receive:

Holiday: Substantial holiday leave

Pension: One of the best company pensions in the area

Training/Development: Support for ongoing learning and development, sponsored learning (e.g. degrees, qualifications)

Food/Drink: Restaurant on-site

Social: Wide range of clubs and groups sharing hobbies and interests

Working Environment: Flexible working including flexi time

Other: On-site crèche (discounted) and free gym


They cannot hire every Senior .Net Software Engineer. To be seriously considered for the role, please have the following:

Experience: You will need show evidence of up to date development practices; design principles, unit/automated testing, development methodologies. Due to technologies used you will need to be a guru in C# and SQL.

Communication: Excellent English written and verbal skills

Characteristics: You will need to be a good logical reasoning and ability to resolve complex problems. On top of this you will need to be a natural leader to help more junior engineers


As a Senior .Net Software Engineer you will be working in a large development team. Your typical day will be filled with:

- Design and build software using agreed standards and tools, sometimes acting as the most senior developer in a small team. This includes influencing other developers to use appropriate technologies and follow processes.
- Autonomously support existing applications, including error tracing and fixing.
- Document all work in accordance with agreed standards
- Conduct reviews of specifications, product backlogs etc. in order to provide feedback on technical issues and create work estimates.
- Take an active role in software development events, such as daily scrums, scrum sprint plans, service review etc. Exemplify appropriate behaviour for a Scrum developer, influencing others to do the same.
- Lead evaluations and reviews of programming methods, tools and standards.
- Continually develop own skills as part of a programme of professional development and mentor others


The office is based in the outskirts of Taunton, Somerset with easy access by public transport. With the office located near the M5 it's accessible from Exeter, Yeovil, Weston-Super-Mare, Bristol, Glastonbury, Barnstaple etc. If you are thinking to relocate from big cities like London, Southampton, Brighton, Bristol, Oxford, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Cardiff etc. to take advantage of the sunny South West of England or for a change in lifestyle, this could be the role for you.

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Cotterell Consulting is a specialist IT&T recruitment consultancy acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy.

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