Experienced Full Stack Software Developer at eQuality Solutions Group

The Group

When we think about education, we think about the wonderment of learning and the endless opportunities in life it can bring. But what if there are barriers to learning?

The eQuality Solutions Group (eQS) is at the forefront of providing specialist services and technology solutions for cognitive disability and mental wellness. Our products and services are grounded in neuroscience and are designed to empower individuals to achieve their best in life and improve the quality of life for all.

Our group of sister companies share a passion for supporting inclusivity and neurodiversity with personalised learning solutions. eQS includes Invate, an assistive technology (AT) equipment and software provider; e-Quality Learning, a one-to-one AT training provider; Learning Labs, a specialist e-learning software house; Amano, a non-medical help provider; EW Group, a full-service equality, diversity, and inclusion consultancy and EGS, a cognitive disability diagnostic assessment provider.

eQS is not just a business, our work leaves a societal legacy by positively impacting people’s lives. This is something everyone in our talented team genuinely cares about and we are driven by our passion to be a great business that does great things.

Our Values

We are looking for a candidate who shares our values…

Be Fearless
1+1= Team
We are Impactful
Continuous Self Development
We tell it how it is
Work hard have fun

We support our staff in fulfilling the values with our monthly Lunch ‘n’ Learn programme where members of the team take turns to lead a fun and interactive workshop (and lunch is included!). We also run a LEAD (Leadership Exploration and Development) Programme to support our management team in growing as leaders of the business.

The Role

With aggressive growth plans that include taking our products and services into new markets and acquiring complementary companies to our group portfolio. We are looking for an experienced Full Stack Software Developer to join our expanding development team to accelerate the production of our high-quality software, which is valued by our customers.

We are building a team of accomplished and experienced people who have exacting standards of performance. They are self-starters who want to succeed and to be part of a rapidly growing business.  

What you will do

Our development team is responsible for a range of web and desktop applications hosted in the cloud and on-premises. We develop using Agile development methodology.

As an experienced Developer you will engage at all points in the development cycle: design, acceptance criteria, development, QA, and continuous integration of our software. You will ensure features are built using sound engineering principle and good patterns.

We will encourage you to grow and develop in your role and support you to continuously look at new ways to aid the development process.

We use Azure Devops, AWS, Azure, C#, php, SQL Server and MySQL.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Development and maintenance of internally produced systems
  • Contributing to and reviewing backlog stories and their acceptance criteria
  • Software design
  • Coding, and QA activities such as testing, code reviewing and unit testing
  • Mentoring junior developers
  • Participation in regular meetings with internal customers

Essential Skills

To help make sure we are delivering world-class software solutions, you must have:

  • Essential knowledge of the Microsoft .Net web stack including:
    • Working knowledge of C# .Net
    • Working knowledge of T-SQL
    • Working knowledge of LINQ and Entity Framework
    • Working knowledge of JavaScript
    • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
    • Working knowledge of IIS
  • Working knowledge of PHP
  • Successful candidate should also be able to display:
    • Logical approach to debugging and problem solving
    • An eagerness to learn with a technical mindset
    • Understanding of object orientated programming techniques
    • Ability to work well under pressure, prioritising workload with efficiency
    • Ability to work with other teams within an organisation, collaborating on Product Design & Development projects
    • Previous developer career experience essential
  • A relevant Computing/Software qualification or appropriate experience

Beneficial Skills / Experience

  • Experience in using Git / Azure Dev Ops
  • Experience in using Visual Studio 2019
  • Working knowledge of jQuery
  • Experience in Window Forms
  • Experience in MySQL
  • Experience of MS Power BI reporting
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Azure and/or AWS
  • Experience of managing Linux/Apache web stack
  • Experience of Bootstrap front end
  • Sector experience in technology and / or education

The skill set

We are looking for people who have:

  • Passion for user experience design and accessibility
  • Be eager to learn with a technical mindset
  • Passion for innovative user experience design
  • Passion for supporting inclusivity in society
  • Passion for continuous learning and personal development
  • Highly motivated, friendly, and ambitious (must share our company values)

Benefits

We provide a comprehensive benefits package for all employees, which aims to:

  • Make a tangible difference to life – both inside and outside the office
  • Create a rewarding workplace where everyone feels valued
  • Have a focus on wellbeing as an integrated part of a good working life

The benefits package includes:

  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Development Scheme
  • Dental and Optical Cash Back
  • Health and Well Being Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Your future?

If you want to be part of a motivated, fast paced, and forward-thinking team to help build software that are designed to ultimately support people in achieving their full potential regardless of barriers, we would love to hear from you! To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to: careers@e-q-s.com