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7th Apr

Software Developer (C#)

— World-renowned assistive technology

Bristol, UK
Up to £55,000
  • Tech-for-good company improving the lives of people with disabilities through assistive technology.
  • Diverse and friendly team environment that supports and encourages continual learning.
  • Tech stack: C#, .NET 6, Xamarin, SQL Server, iOS.

An impressive Bristol based tech-for-good company that create world-renowned assistive technology is looking for a Software Developer to join the team. The company’s range of products give a voice to adults and children all around the world who don’t have speech, enabling them to communicate and live a more independent life. Their software currently includes a range of features such as communication aids and environmental controls which support users from a practical perspective, and accessible apps which enable users to use social media or stream their favourite films and series on Netflix. They’re continually improving and expanding their products, and this is a new role created ahead of their next phase of growth.

What you’ll be doing:

Joining a software team of 8, you will get involved in the full product lifecycle: understanding customer and business needs, idea generation, planning, designing and developing solutions and supporting features after they’ve launched. The team collectively look after everything from their Windows and iOS apps and online services to the tools they use to build them.

Day to day you will be writing clean C# code and associated tests and improving the existing standard of code. You could be working on anything from UI to core functionality, fixing bugs or integrating new technologies. As part of a cross-functional team, you’ll work closely with product specialists, designers to solve problems, as well as to design, develop and support robust solutions.

The skills we’re looking for:

  • Commercial software development experience in modern C# or similar (Java, C++).
  • Great understanding of software design principles.
  • Proactive, resourceful, and confident working on problems from scratch as well as picking up an existing codebase, refactoring and improving test coverage to deliver safe code changes.
  • Willing to develop across Windows and potentially iOS (they’ll teach you!).

Bonus points for…

  • Windows and/or iOS application development.
  • Experience with any of the following: WPF/XAML, Xamarin.iOS, ASP.NET MVC, Entity framework, SQL Server, Android, JavaScript.
  • Cloud experience (Azure or AWS).
  • An interest in or experience with AAC or assistive technology.

What you’ll get in return for your talents:

This role offers the feel-good factor of working for a purpose-led company, where the product is making a genuine difference to the lives of the users and their families. Salary up to around £55k plus discretionary bonus, and you’ll also receive life assurance, income protection and private medical insurance. There’s 25 days holiday plus BH’s, flexible hours (between 7am and 7pm) and hybrid working - ideally with 2 days a week to be spent in the office. You’ll also receive a £500 budget, access to an online E-learning platform and external training/webinars, and dedicated time to work on areas of personal interest to support continual learning and development. As the development team continues to grow there will be opportunities to coach/mentor others if that appeals. They organise regular social events including an annual family away day - this year they’ve hired a mansion in the Brecon Beacons!

What’s next:

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Who's managing this role?

Sky Randall

Sky Randall

— Recruiter Developers & Technology

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