C# ASP .Net Developer Support Developer

at Ridgeway (view profile)
Location Witney
Date Posted 15th April 2019
Category Technical
Job Type Full-time


We are seeking a developer to work in our fast-paced client support team which is central to the success of our business. The team work on some of the company’s most prestigious client solutions including HMV, Twinings, Rotary Watches, Christie & Co, Silver Spoon, and many more. We work directly with our clients, empowering them to push the limits of their solutions, developing enhancements and discovering new ways to streamline their businesses - all to create an exceptional digital experience for them and their customers.

About the role

You’ll play an integral role in a collaborative environment, working alongside high-calibre developers and a management team that will work with you to ensure our SLAs and priorities are all in hand. It’s a rewarding and meaningful role that allows you to own and manage small projects end-to-end, hunt down and resolve anomalies and bugs within the solutions and to learn new things every single day. This is a role for someone with problem-solving prowess, enthusiasm, and a desire to test and progress your abilities.

The role will require you to work on ad-hoc support requests and small planned projects which vary in size from a quick change to a couple of weeks in duration. This work will be across a range of clients including complex ecommerce solutions, intranet systems, and bespoke applications. Tasks include:

  • .Net web application development
  • Assisting with providing time estimates for tasks, producing technical specifications and documentation
  • Solution adoptions and upgrades
  • Collaborating with other disciplines including testing, design, and UI developers in order to deliver larger scale change requests

The support management team will work with you, prioritising workload and liaising with clients. You will be required to communicate and document your work concisely so the team can effectively support you in completing tasks.

You will join our passionate team who are dedicated to digital and driven by the desire to make a real difference in the web industry. We take huge amounts of pride in what we do and how we do it, sharing and nurturing talent as we go. We continually strive to unlock performance in ourselves and in our ways of working, and we offer great career progression for our developers.

Essential skills & experience

  • Experience of commercial ASP.Net development for websites and/or applications using C# and SQL server
  • Ability to demonstrate a portfolio of work completed either as a team or on your own
  • Be organised, self-motivated, and ambitious, with a desire to enhance and maintain high-performing front-end websites supported by technically challenging back-end solutions
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and be methodical in your approach to tasks

Desirable skills & experience

  • Have HTML/CSS and JavaScript experience, along with a good understanding of browser compliance issues, SEO, and accessibility standards
  • Have familiarity with the Kentico CMS platform
  • Experience of using version control systems, e.g. Git
  • Have a working understanding of Windows Server and IIS configuration
  • Familiarity with ASP.Net based e-commerce and CMS platforms would also be an advantage

A rewarding place to work

A few added extras to boost your career and make life just that bit better.

  • 25 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Ride To Work scheme and gym discounts
  • Sonos sound system and shared Spotify playlist
  • Excellent location with Witney town centre and the Cotswold countryside on the doorstep
  • Scope to attend industry events including Kentico Connection, jQuery UK, Smashing, etc
  • Break out area complete with Xbox, Wii, comfy sofa and TV
  • Regular cake, fresh fruit, good coffee and beer on Fridays!

You can find out more about working as a Developer for Ridgeway on our website https://www.ridgeway.com/being-a-ridgeway-developer

You can also apply online here: https://www.ridgeway.com/careers/developer

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