AECOM Assistant Software Developer in Birmingham - UK, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK
We are looking to recruit an Assistant Software Developer to our Digital Solutions Team, with skills in either PHP and\or .Net. The team is expanding to meet the demands of our wide portfolio of projects and clients – from both within the UK and overseas. This role has been created to support our ambition to grow significantly over time, offering significant career progression opportunities within AECOM for the right person. The team provides full design, implementation, and maintenance services to a wide range of internal and external clients. The team is currently based in Birmingham, Croydon and Newcastle(so you have 3 office locations to pick from); to further expand our market we are looking for a strong individual to expand the team in any of those locations.
You will have relevant experience and proven design and development skills delivering to quality, time, and budget. Your experience will include working as part of software teams developing a variety of technologies that focus on either PHP and\or .Net. If you are a self-motivated individual looking to advance their career in a dynamic team, then this is an exciting opportunity to join an accomplished team and work on a variety of exciting and innovative projects for our various clients.
The right candidate will work with experienced staff to develop, maintain and support software applications, predominately for our transportation clients.
The appropriate level of technical expertise is required in order that the Job/ Project Accountabilities listed below can be carried out to the necessary standards:
Works under direct supervision
Must have the aptitude and ability to translate existing IT understanding to the company’s model of software development
Follows documented software development standards and approaches
Follows the defined visual style of the application
Develops solutions based upon a defined specification and test plan
Develops software solutions that operate against relational databases including Relational/object mapping Screen creation, Report development
Participates in department code reviews
Performs unit testing of their work
Completes work based upon the project schedule
Works with the quality assurance tester to resolve any problems
Participates in team design meetings
Assists in the response to Helpdesk ticket support requests
Learns from peers within the organization
Assigned tasks are of low complexity.
Knows or learns to use the tools required for the job assignment
Experience with one or more of the following two web stacks:
Stack 1 - Open Source
Stack 2 - Microsoft .Net
Whilst not essential, any of the following skills would be desirable:
Mobile software development
Project and Service Desk management using JIRA
Source Code Control in GIT or equivalent
Experience with Google APIs and analytics
Development of map driven solutions
Good appreciation of software architecture and its real-world implications.
Understanding of database design and implementation
A degree or master's degree in Computer Science or another relevant subject. Note: Professional development experience will be strongly considered in lieu of a relevant degree.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Information Technology
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 230036BR
Additional Locations UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - London - Aldgate Tower
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.