We are currently seeking an
in-house software developer to increase our development capacity. Working
as part of the IT team and reporting to the IT Manager the new role will be the
first dedicated developer within the company. We have very close links
with an external software house and this will continue in the future. We
wish to increase development capacity and strengthen our in-house knowledge of
coding. A large percentage of our systems have been written in Objectpal
utilising Paradox Tables and the Borland database Engine and more recently in VB.NET. It is our intention to
migrate fully to a client server platform, as such knowledge of both packages
will be required.
Responsibilities for this
position will include database management, analysis, design, development,
implementation and testing of software. Performing customisations of the
software dependent on specific user requirements and subsequent user
training. Other duties include integration with third party systems,
second-line application technical support as well as coordinating and
collaborating with third party application suppliers where appropriate.
This a highly varied and exciting role in which you will experience full
exposure to the software development lifecycle.
This role will primarily be
based at the company HQ in Toomebridge with the team, playing a major role in
developing the company’s core software systems. At times you will have
the opportunity to work directly across the entire IT estate covering Ireland
We are looking for someone
who is self-motivated, has a proven track record of meeting strict deadlines and
flexible. You’ll also need a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a
collaborative approach to problem-solving. With the ability to
communicate effectively to suppliers and end users.
You will need to be happy to visit different sites for end user requirement
discussions. Due to the nature of support you need to be available to work
occasional irregular hours. A full valid driving license and access to a
vehicle is essential.
Third level qualification
in Computer Science or related subject.
Experience of relational
database management systems
Minimum of a years of
experience in software development would be highly beneficial.
Experience developing PC
based applications using one or more of the following development technologies:
Postgres SQL, Microsoft SQL, VB.NET,
C# or Corel Paradox, would be ideal, candidates with a willingness and
enthusiasm to cross-train will also be considered.
Knowledge of the full
development life-cycle including agile practices
Strong analytical and
A logical thinker with
excellent problem solving abilities to define and design solutions.
Excellent verbal &
written communication skills
Applications can be obtained by the HR Manager,
SDC Trailers Ltd, 116 Deerpark Road, Toomebridge BT41
Telephone (028796) 50765
Or apply online at www.sdctrailers.com
Closing date for receipt of completed applications is
Wednesday 29th March 2017
SDC Trailers is an equal opportunities Employer and
welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Appointment will be made on merit only.