Software Developer

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: £400 - £500 p/day
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

Software Developer  

£450 - £500 p/day



12th December 2018

CVs by 21st December 2018

Start date January 2019


Meraki Talent’s FinTech client based in Edinburgh are looking to recruit a Software Developer on a contract basis for their Edinburgh Office. This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-paced global business. The role is responsible for the design and build the highly intuitive user interface and interactive financial tools required by financial advisers and investors.


Responsibilities of the Software Developer;

  • Develop real-time transaction processing systems that support millions of trades every day in investment securities in multiple world markets.
  • Work closely with our business analysts to design and implement new functionality for our major institutional customers around the world.
  • Assist in the preparation and documentation of software requirements and specifications.
  • Develop unit tests to ensure required quality gateways are met.
  • Execute best practice with regards to software development.
  • Take an active role in understanding the business domain and contributing to requirements gathering.
  • Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Liaise with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or company software systems.
  • The completion of agreed training / self-improvement activities in line with agreed career development plan.
  • Delivery of agreed outputs within agreed timeframes or the successful negotiation of new time frames.
  • Actively communicating the status of assigned items of work to project team, project manager or delivery manager.
  • Actively seeking opportunities to provide assistance to peers.
  • Actively identifying and promoting opportunities for application efficiency improvements or performance improvements.

  Background of the Software Developer;

  • Positive attitude, thirst for knowledge, goal of team success, pragmatism, self-starter, enjoyable personal challenges along with growth.
  • Agile experience preferable.
  • Experience with writing unit tests is advantage.
  • Sense of writing clean code.
  • Understanding main software design principles and best practices.
  • University degree in IT (at least Bachelor’s degree).
  • English on communicative level.
  • Advantage: experience with Microsoft .NET development products, including C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET and SQL Server.
  • Confident, passionate about creating innovative solutions for customers.
  • Ability to operate to tight timelines.
  • Experienced in or knowledge of would be an advantage:
    • Iterative approach to development
    • Continuous Integration and Deployment
    • Cloud based deployments
    • DevOps


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Andy wants: Developer, .NET, Agile, C#, SQL Server, Continuous Integration & Deployment


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Business Manager - IT & Change

Andy MacEwan

In 2018 Andy joined Meraki Talent, with a focus on technology and change roles across Scotland. Andy is an experienced recruiter with an impressive list of successful placements having worked in the industry for over 15 years. Andy has a strong background delivering a variety of recruitment solutions covering permanent recruitment, fixed term contracts, managed services and statements of work across technology and business change.