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Analyst Programmer

Start Date: 10/05/2022 | End Date: 30/07/2022

Salary: Up to £35,000 (depending on experience)

Job Title:                   

Analyst Programmer / Software Developer

Location:                   

Leeds / Homeworking

Reports to:                

Head of IT

Hours of Work:         

8 hours between 07:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday, including 1 hour unpaid break for lunch. Flexibility is required according to workloads.

Salary:                        

Up to £35,000 (depending on experience)

Date:                          

May 2022

JOB PURPOSE

To design, develop, test and support changes to the business’ systems.

THE ROLE

Work within a team of permanent and third-party Case Management System Developers and Analyst Programmers within the IT Development team.

Collaborate with other teams including IT Operations, Corporate Projects, MI, Operations, Client Relationship Management, and third party clients and suppliers.

TASKS

Design, build, test and support changes and new systems

Support feasibility discussions, provide assessments and estimates of effort to support the change process

Assess gaps in functionality and suggest the most appropriate solution for given requirements

Plan for and execute technical testing, support UAT and create deployment plans

Work with the wider IT team to investigate and resolve application software incidents, and support the production of Root Cause Analysis documentation

Creation and maintenance of accurate documentation

SCOPE

The role is highly dynamic with frequent changes in priorities

Flexibility with working hours is essential, as some changes may require work outside of normal office hours

Person specification

Highly motivated, proactive, with a “can do” attitude

Able to manage a number of changes at a time, can switch focus quickly, and juggle priorities as and when the need arises

Can switch focus quickly, and juggle priorities as and when the need arises

Logical and analytical, able to recognise discrepancies and identify appropriate solutions to problems

Unfazed by obstacles and issues; remains focused to deliver whilst under pressure and despite setbacks

Good communication skills, both written and verbal, and able to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels

Willing to participate in the on-call support rota

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Essential

Proven development experience using C#, ASP.Net and MVC, Javascript, T-SQL

Experience with a recognised source control system (preferably Git)

Technical background, with experience throughout the software development lifecycle

Experience integrating with third-party systems

Business/process analysis and problem management skills

Ability to plan for the short- and long-term

Desirable

Experience with Bootstrap and jQuery

Experience integrating with third-party systems

Experience with one or more of: classic ASP, VBA, MS Office automation (Excel/Word/Access), SSIS, SSRS, IIS

An understanding of debt collection, secured legal, and unsecured legal processes

Experience of working on projects using a recognised methodology (preferably Agile)

Broad understanding of systems architectures and infrastructures

About us…

As one of the UK’s largest law firms focused solely on the recovery of debt, we appreciate the role we play in representing the industry and our clients to deliver real commercial results whilst preserving customer relationships. That’s why year on year we have been recognised as one of the top tier firms in the UK by leading independent legal directory, The Legal 500.

We are also part of the Arrow Global Group a European based regulated business operating in five different geographies, with over 9 million customer accounts, delivering strong financial returns. Our Purpose - building better financial futures.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation who are committed to making their service personalised and client focused by being transparent and delivering tailored solutions.  Our office is based in Leeds City Centre in a great location close to local shops, bars, restaurants and transport links.

Your usual place of work will be Leeds. The Company may however require you to work from your home address for all or part of your working week. For the avoidance of doubt, this means that you have two places of work, your office base and your home address. You must have reliable internet connection at your home address.

What we can offer you…

Apply now for a chance to craft your own career path and join our talented teams.  You’ll receive fantastic training and support, and a fantastic working environment too!

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and we pride ourselves on rewarding success with our excellent annual bonus scheme:

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Length of service holidays (1 day per year up to 5 years)
  • Life assurance pay 4 x annual salary
  • Company sick pay (10 days in a rolling 12 months)
  • Income protection paid by the company
  • Private medical insurance paid by the company (classed as a benefit in kind)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme matching 5%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Plus flexible benefits available to purchase including dental plan, gadget scheme, buy and sell holidays, gymflex and give as you earn.

We also have an employee recognition scheme and our charity foundation that allows employees to nominate as many registered charities as they like to receive a donation of up to £500 each.

Please note – we are an equal opportunities employer and authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Financial Conduct Authority - we will conduct credit, fraud, criminal record and 5-year reference checks as part of our pre-employment screening.