Junior Software Developer

FSB is seeking a talented Junior Software Developer to join an established and expanding in-house development team. The role involves developing software solutions to achieve business objectives and contribute towards the continual improvement of IT Systems and processes within FSB in this exciting new role.

Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £27,000 + Competitive benefits package
Location: Blackpool Head Office 
Status: Permanent, full time

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The Role

FSB is currently undergoing an exciting digital transformation programme and reviewing the technology in all areas of our business, so there’s an exciting variety of projects such as Web apps, Azure, API integrations, Microservices, Business Intelligence, database development and mobile applications.

Joining a well-established development team located in Blackpool, you will contribute to FSB’s transformation journey.  You will be involved in all stages of projects, helping to shape and innovate solutions to business problems. 

The Person

Like all software developers you’ll have a solid background in developing code; but you’ll also be someone who enjoys the challenge of using new technologies to define solutions.  You will be organised, self-motivated, have good analytical skills and be a proven problem solver.

The applicant must have:

  • Commercial development experience
  • Experience of delivering multiple projects as a part of a team
  • Experience of developing in C# (ASP.NET, MVC, Web API etc) in a commercial environment
  • Degree Calibre (achieved through formal qualification or equivalent organisational experience)
  • Understanding of the full software life cycle
  • MS SQL Server

Experience in the following is not essential but would be advantageous:

  • .Net Core
  • Secure Web Applications & API’s
  • Microsoft Azure or AWS
  • Testing frameworks
  • Mobile application development

About Us

As experts in business, we offer our members a wide range of vital business services, including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Our aim is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.

Established over 45 years ago to help our members succeed in business, we are a non-profit making organisation that’s run by members, for members.

Members get an exclusive package of great value business services including advice, financial products and support. These cover a wide range of benefits such as tax, legal and HR, local network groups, business banking and mentoring.

We don’t only provide fantastic membership benefits - FSB is also the UK’s leading business campaigner, focused on delivering change which supports smaller businesses to grow and succeed. Our lobbying arm starts with the work of our team in Westminster which focuses on UK and English policy issues. Further to this, our expert teams in Glasgow, Cardiff and Belfast work with governments, elected members and decision-makers in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to provide at interview stage their highest education certificates as listed on their CV and verification of their eligibility to work in the UK.

As an equal opportunities employer, FSB is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace, where all employees can bring their whole self to work. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply and join FSB. Candidates with a disability who require reasonable adjustments should contact the HR department at [email protected].

Applicants are advised to apply early, we reserve the right to close a vacancy prior to the closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email.

To apply for this role please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected].