Senior Developer

Company: Shakespeare Martineau
Closing date: 04/10/2022
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: IT
Location: Remote Working
The opportunity

Are you an experienced Full Stack Developer looking for a new challenge in a multi-brand business?

We can offer you:

  • A great mix of work with the freedom to choose when and where you work as part of a wider team of up to 10 developers
  • Access to work with the latest enterprise technology
  • A culture of trust and empowerment with responsibility and autonomy over your work 
  • The support and encouragement of a great team behind you and friendly colleagues who all want to help you thrive
  • A competitive package with great benefits

The role:

We are currently undergoing a significant period of growth and are looking for ambitious developers who wish to grow with us. Working with the latest enterprise technology, such as Microsoft’s Blazor Framework, you will be responsible for building various applications using Web APIs and messaging systems. From a data perspective, you will work with SQL Server using T-SQL, and there are currently plans to move to the cloud in the near future, using Microsoft Azure.

You will need to have significant previous experience with the below tech stack:

  • C# and .Net
  • SQL Server with experience writing Stored Procedures in T-SQL

You would also need to have some experience with:

  • ASP.Net Web API
  • Entity Framework
  • JavaScript (React or other frameworks not necessary)
  • Source control with Git
  • Distributed systems using messaging systems.
  • Experience working in the legal industry.

And if you have experience with the following, it would be beneficial but is not a deal breaker:

  • Azure Cloud development, Blazor, NServiceBus, CQRS and Domain-driven design, Scrum/Agile, SSIS, SSRS, API Design skills

How we work:

We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work.

We appreciate that people have different needs and preferences and we’re keen to be flexible, after all, we value what you do, not where you do it.

We have hubs in Birmingham, Leicester, London, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon and Sheffield. This role can be fully remote or with occasional travel to one of our Midlands hubs.

The team:

The IT team is responsible for providing clients and staff with high quality relevant technology, customised systems and superior service and support to ensure our business needs are always met. 

Our team is around 50 strong and includes talented project managers, architects, developers, engineers, analysts, trainers and support people. This is an ever changing and exciting area to work in as we constantly look for new and innovative ways to provide the most effective solutions to the business.

Find out more about us:

It’s the people at Shakespeare Martineau that make us so special. By understanding what our people want, giving them the support they need, recognising everyone’s contribution and realising the unique power of teams, together we win.   As a firm we are focused on proactively building and developing diverse teams, bringing different backgrounds, personalities and perspectives together. We play to our strengths, pushing ourselves to be consistently better than yesterday and deliver amazing solutions for our clients. We empower our teams with a high degree of individual responsibility; we self-manage and encourage everyone to be responsible for their own learning, knowing it makes us even better at what we do!    

We believe in trusting our people to make the right decisions for themselves, from when and where you work, to how you dress; we focus on outputs.  

Additional information

Please be aware, for some vacancies, where we receive high numbers of applications we may need to bring the close date forward.

Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted. Details of the checks can be found here.


Equal opportunities

Shakespeare Martineau is a committed equal opportunities employer. We seek to attract, develop and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We value and respect individuality and encourage a culture within our business where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and experiences. Everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.