C# WPF Developer

Job Title: C# WPF Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £80000 - £700000 per annum + package
Reference: BBBH6353_1500459063
Contact Name: Jamie Allen
Contact Email: jallen@venquis.com
Job Published: July 19, 2017 11:11

Job Description

C#WPF Developer

Overview of role

Key duties

* Responsible for leading development and build tasks which contribute to the delivery of working software required by the product owner
* Responsible for contributing to the analysis and testing of working software required by the product owner
* Accountable for ensuring user stories are delivered to the 'working system' definition of done within agreed sprint
* Accountable for ensuring committed PI Objectives and Sprint Objectives are met
* Responsible contributing to agile planning, including sizing stories, parsing user stories into tasks etc.
* Working with colleagues from other agile teams and shared service teams to both communicate and accept dependencies
* Supporting the System Team in readiness for the System Demo
* Ensuring continued improvement through conducting regular retrospective reviews and executing high priority actions that emerge
* Committing to increasing their skills and experience in non-core specialisms (Analysis, Test)
* Supporting other team members to improve their software development skills where it is their non-core specialism
* Performing the role of Scrum Master for the agile team if required to do so

General and Technical skills

* Candidates must have strong technical knowledge of C#, LINQ, SQL Server 2008 or 2012, Unit or automation testing and WPF
* Demonstrable track record of working within a front office environment within Asset Management or financial services
* The ideal candidate will be highly proficient in Development and have experience of business analysis.
* Excellent problem solving skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Inter-personal skills; tact, patience, courtesy, good listening skills
* Ability to deal credibly with business and technical users at all levels of the organisation
* Ability to operate under pressure and deliver to demanding deadlines
* Consultative approach coupled with a "can-do" attitude
* Strong self-organisation, time management and prioritisation skills
* Team player building strong relationships with team and business clients
* Able to thrive in Agile Development environment
* Candidates will preferably have knowledge of Entity Framework, WCF Workflow Services, Design Patterns, UX and GUI Design and HTML5
* Familiarity with Agile delivery methodologies, (SAFe is preferred)
* Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken


* Educated to at least undergraduate degree level in a numerate subject, preferably computer science or similar
* Basic professional qualifications relating to the asset management industry (such as IMC) are preferred

Personal Attributes

* Capable of remaining positive when under pressure
* Friendly, approachable and collaborative team player who enjoys working with people from across the firm
* Continuous improvement mind-set, challenges the status quo and seeks self improvement
* Problem solver, comfortable taking the initiative in challenging and ambiguous circumstances

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