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Senior .Net Developer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

When you join Saga we welcome you with open arms and we fuel your career possibilities. We support. We encourage. We champion you to reach your full potential.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior .Net Developer to join our Saga Insurance web development team.

You will be responsible and supporting e-commerce engines, as well as back-end Services and API’s.

You will bring strong analytical and technical skills to the role and have the ability to communicate effectively.

Role Responsibility

Work will be distributed to the Systems Consultant via the Project Manager, Business Analyst, Internet Marketing or through an IT project team. Consultants are expected to be self-managing but be able to contribute fully to a project team.

Detailed analysis of user requirements for new systems and the continued maintenance/enhancement of current systems.  Provide advice where alternative solutions exist.

In depth knowledge of Web security vulnerabilities and adherence to best practice on application security.

Ensure that in-house best practice is adhered to, following any style guidelines, accessibility checklists and browser coverage

Achieve the proper sign off for the delivery of projects – whether through the marketing circulation process or through the website release process where a technical sign off is required.

Follow all Saga procedures relating to the website and emails, including, but not limited to, the release procedures.

Communicate and co-operatively identify the status of projects and project activities to the appropriate parties.

Engender a culture of continuous improvement consistent with the cultural context of the organisation.

The Ideal Candidate

Capability, Knowledge and Experience:

A modern object orientated approach to systems design and development

Preferably within a C# .NET environment 

JavaScript coding and use of 3rd party frameworks

Database design especially SQL Server and Oracle platforms

Test driven development

Understanding of web security, usability, accessibility, performance and general best practice

Experience of technical project management, and open-minded and inquisitive on development methodologies

Education and Qualifications:

Good standard of secondary education

Educated to degree level in a technical subject would be an advantage

Personal Characteristics:

Good analytical and technical skills.

An enthusiasm for personal development and learning – the desire to extend personal skill sets through continuous self-assessment.Ability to interpret and critique a business brief and deliver solutions that fulfil or exceed expectations.

Ability to work within a formal change management process.

Ability to recognise and work in line with Saga business objectives and methods.

Ability to communicate effectively within the team and to the business.

Highly motivated, flexible and organised, with an ability to work under pressure.

Excellent time management skills – ability to effectively prioritise workloads and to meet business expectations.

Package Description

The standard benefits when you join Saga include:

  • 28 days holiday
  • Option to purchase a further 5 days annual leave per year
  • Free private medical insurance after 1 years service
  • Pension
  • Saga Social Club
  • AXA Be Supported
  • Apples Nursery (Folkestone only and on a waiting list basis)
  • Free fruit 
  • Give as you earn
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free eye tests
  • Honeymoon benefit
  • Sharebuy
  • Salary finance
  • Discounts on Saga holidays and insurance products
  • A range of reductions and offers from leading retailers, travel groups and entertainment companies
  • Long service awards

About the Company

When you join Saga you will see that we are committed to treating all employees fairly and to offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement. 

We value diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because diverse teams perform better. Creating a culture in which everyone feels welcome and offering equal opportunities in all aspects of employment and advancement is incredibly important to us. Fair consideration is given to applications from all applicants, including those with disabilities. If you need support at any point with your application please let us know as we will be happy to help.

To all recruitment agencies: Saga does not accept agency CVs unless specifically engaged on the role by the HR Recruitment Team. Please do not forward CVs to our recruiters, employees or any other company location. Saga is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.


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