Junior Software Developer

United Kingdom: Midlands Ashby De La Zouch

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Ref: UK15997

Company :Ashfield Healthcare
Location : Ashby De La Zouch
Vacancy Type : 12 Month Student Placement
Position : Junior Software Developer
Therapy Area : IT

23/03/2018 09:56:56

Job Description

Ashfield Healthcare UK is currently recruiting for a Junior Software Developer to work within our IT operations team to be based at our head office in Ashby De La Zouch.

This role is to assist the Software Development Team with creating and maintaining software applications following certain processes and methodologies. The ideal candidate will be required to resolve and assist with bugs and develop additional functionality for existing systems following comprehensice training. Documentation is alos a key requirement for this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the Software Development Team with capturing and resolving bugs using the Helpdesk System in place
  • Work as part of a team to resolve bugs and implement methods to prevent issues arising
  • Resolve technical problems pertaining to the use of existing information e.g. fixing code problems.
  • Adding additional functionality to key systems which improve customer service
  • Create test plan and perform unit level testing
  • Perform database administration in terms of modifications to the structure, ensuring encryption of sensitive data, manipulating and cleansing data as appropriate
  • Ensure all incidents, change requests and problems are logged appropriately
  • Ensure that when appropriate SLA is adhered to.
  • Will be required to work out of hours when business requires
  • Assist with technical estimates internally for solutions development and support,
  • Ensure that Software Development lifecycle is adhered to
  • Developing documentation using MS Office, MS Visio and MS Project
  • Communicating on a daily basis with key stakeholders
  • Monitor and maintain Software Development helpdesk function
  • Generates end-user support documentation and training material

Essential Skills

  • Student working towards degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Previous experience in C#.Net, SQL and ASP.Net (Framework 4 and above) beneficial
  • Previous experience in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 to present version beneficial

The ideal candidate must have a strong passion for software development and eager to learn and

develop new skills. These skills can range from learning C#, ASP.NET, SQL. Full training will be

provided and the opportunity to work with the latest technologies along with a fast paced growing

environment. Working as part of a team is critical to this role and engaging others when required.


Part of UDG Healthcare plc, Ashfield has eight areas of expertise, over 7,000 employees and offices throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. The ongoing success of Ashfield and its ever-growing reputation is proof that Ashfield truly delivers excellence for its clients. Ashfield offers a wide range of world-class, market leading services that include medical sales teams, telesales, nurse educators, patient support programmes, medical communications, medical information, meetings and events, market research, pharmacovigilance and training.

Ashfield is a fast-paced place to work where you will be highly valued. We will give you all the support and encouragement you need to deliver first-class results. With an international reach and great support, the opportunities here are wide and diverse.

It is our people that have made us successful, and we are committed to our values.

Quality, Partnership, Ingenuity, Expertise and Energy.

Need More Information?

Please contact Komal Sidhu for more information about this Junior Software Developer job.

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