Job Type:
Permanent Full

.Net Application Developer

About Motorpoint

Why Motorpoint is one of the Best Companies to work for…

We wouldn’t be the nation’s biggest car supermarket, and opening at least one new site every year, without every one of our fantastic team members.

It is our culture and our values that set us apart from our competition and these are represented in every interaction we have, and we know that it is our people that make our success possible.

As our way of saying thank you for all the hard work and dedication, we invest everything we can into our people to ensure every team member is proud and committed to being part of ‘Team Motorpoint’.

We prioritise developing our people, and are extremely passionate about supporting their personal and professional development. We want to give them every opportunity to be the best that they can be. As a result we always look to promote from within, and provide industry leading training for every team member, to empower them to reach their full potential, in an environment that is both supportive and challenging.

We are proud, determined and passionate about what we do, and as a result we are placed in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for.

Sounds too good to be true?! Why not visit one of our sites and speak to any of our team members, it is their views and suggestions that fuel and challenge us to be an employer of choice.

The Role

Based in HeadOffice

Motorpoint, the UK’s leading car retailer, is pleased to offer a fantastic opportunity in Software Development

Permanent, Full Time

£30,000 per annum

We are looking for an experienced windows forms application developer to join our talented and innovative IT team. Our IT team members are creative and passionate and provide invaluable support to ensure our commercial projects are delivered to the highest standard as well as being responsible for the evolvement of all our bespoke in-house systems. Due to this success, we are expanding the team.

This is a new role and an exciting opportunity for someone to demonstrate their skills in assisting with the further development, maintenance and implementation of the systems in a fast paced, growing organisation. This role is key to the success of a major platform migration as we look to remove legacy platforms and provide the foundation to take Motorpoint to the next step in its technological journey.

Immediate commercial priorities include:

  • Leading on the maintenance and continuing development of internal applications and bespoke in-house systems
  • Gathering and communicating requirements for future developments
  • Identifying innovation and solutions for business requirements 
  • Transferring functionality from a Legacy system to new technologies

In return, you can expect:

  • To benefit from our continued success and become a Motorpoint shareholder 
  • Free onsite parking
  • Healthcare and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee car buying scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free tickets to Motorpoint Arena events
  • Support obtaining Microsoft Certifications
  • Online technical training

The Person

Essential skills:

  • At least 2 years commercial experience working with WinForms applications
  • VB.Net
  • C#. (LINQ, Generics, Entity framework)
  • Visual Studio
  • SQL Server (TSQL, Stored Procs)

Desirable skills:

  • TDD (Test driven development)
  • Experience with TFS
  • Experience with XML
  • WCF Web services
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • a willingness to learn and pushed the boundaries of their own knowledge
  • a logical approach to problem solving
  • the confidence to work independently and as part of a team
  • the ability to establish excellent working relationships with the existing IT team and across the wider business
  • the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • a friendly, confident and approachable disposition

More Details

  • Type of vacancy: Permanent Full
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Department: IT
  • Closing Date: 07/08/2017

View branch information On www.motorpoint.co.uk

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