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  • Flexible working hours

  • Sign-on bonus

  • Breakout area with PS4

  • Funding for qualifications

  • Central Manchester location

  • A spin of the wheel of fortune...



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System/Programmer Analyst

Do you have expertise in translating business requirements into technical specifications to improve quality software? Are you a confident coder who enjoys analytic work? We might have the role for you.

Ignite are looking for an experienced Programmer Analyst to act as the key technical point of contact between Development and the BA team. This is a principal role within the Tech team where you can utilise your technical and analytical skills to make an impact to the overall software development lifecycle and Tech Strategy.

What you will do

  • Maintain and improve of the software development lifecycle, aligned with agile methodologies.

  • Assess the impact of any system changes or new developments for the business.

  • Product technical documentation in conversation with the dev team.

  • Liaise with business unit owners and change owners to ensure that you fully understand the business requirements and business/system logics when creating technical spec documents for our internal development team or 3rd party suppliers.

  • Prepare Maintenance packages for the ongoing support of existing applications.

  • Assisting with the delivery of the Tech Strategy

  • Act as point of contact for change owners, developers and business testers during the software development lifecycle

  • Coordinate and manage development and testing feedback.

  • Understanding and implementing good practice software testing methodologies

The successful candidate will have

  • Experience of agile methodology

  • Experience of testing

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

Experience in at least some of the following technologies:

  • MS SQL

  • C#

  • Web Services, Web APIs

  • MS Web Forms, MVC


  • Vue, Angular, React

  • Micro-Services, Single Page Applications

Experienced Web Developers

ASP .Net / C# / SQL Server Developer

£30k-60k depending on skills/experience

We are looking for skilled, experienced developers who enjoy working in fast-paced teams, with excellent support and good job perks. The developer role will involve a variety of tasks from the development of new components, planning and executing enhancements, and occasionally fixing issues.

We are going through a major transformation - splitting our system into microservices, introducing APIs, and bringing in a vue.js front end. Practical candidates with a willingness to embrace newer technologies and work alongside existing proven systems will do well.

You will be working on a Microsoft web technology stack: ASP .NET 4.5.2, MVC, WebForms (being retired but working knowledge required), C#, LINQ, Entity Framework, JQuery, AJAX and SQL Server. Any knowledge of Vue would be useful.

Required Skills

  • Commercial coding experience (6+ years for senior role)

  • An attention to detail and an enthusiasm to take responsibility for all work and solutions produced.

  • Ability to meet challenging deadlines

  • Good problem solving and communication skill

  • SQL Server including profiling / performance tuning.

  • Entity Framework / EDMX / LINQ

  • Web API’s, SOAP / Web Service APIs

  • GIT Source Control

  • Ability to learn on the job

  • Accurate estimation skills

Desired Skills

  • Microsoft Certifications

  • Multi-tenant experience

  • Performance tuning

  • Test Driven Development

  • Azure

  • Application Insights

  • Analysis / Specification skills


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