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Software Developer

Double First are now recruiting for a Software Developer within the Development Department.

The position will report to the Software Development Manager, and will be based at the Yeovil office.

The purpose of the role is:

  • To develop and maintain Double First’s software products.
  • To contribute, as and when required, to the design and specification process.
  • To provide technical support to the Customer Support Team as required.

Duties include the following:

  • Produce clear, accurate code taking responsibility for the tasks given by the Software Development Manager and working within the timescales agreed.
  • Create and maintain clear and accurate SQL within the Software Database(s) using shared code wherever possible.
  • Working with the Software Development manager and Analysts, and where appropriate, customers, undertake research and development and contribute to the design and specification of web based products.
  • Be involved in supporting the installation process of web based software as directed by the Software Development Manager and Analysts.
  • Maintain good communication with your colleagues in the Customer Support Team and provide help with resolving customer support issues to ensure that the terms of the Company’s Service Level Agreement are met.
  • Research and share knowledge of new technologies and industry standards to enhance the team’s knowledge and products functionality.

Role Requirements are: 

C# or other .NET Language Essential
.NET Framework Essential
MS SQL 2012+ Essential
Ability to plan Essential
Ability to prioritise effectively Essential
HTML5 Desirable
MVC Desirable
Unit Testing Desirable
Knowledge of the Education Sector Desirable
Excellent understanding of IT and Telecommunications technologies Essential
Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, flexibly, under pressure, including a mix of own projects and management Essential
Good team player Essential
Good written and IT literacy and oral communication skills Essential
Knowledge of App development Desirable
Knowledge and experience in financial systems Desirable

Wish to apply?

If you wish to show your interest in this role, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a copy of your CV and a covering email. 

Recruitment agencies

Double First only accepts applicants from agencies that are on its preferred suppliers list. Unsolicited information will not be considered.

Further information

To receive further information or to arrange a demonstration of our school management information system and school accounting software please contact us by completing this form or call us on +44 1935 40 30 20

You can also see the full details of Double First's global offices here.

To receive support please log into the Double First Support Centre or call 08450 346655 (+44 1935 40 30 10 from international).

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