Software Developer - Tools Specialist

 Location: Dundee
 Salary: £260 - £360 p/day
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

Software Developer – Tools Specialist - (remote working option)

£260 - £360 p/day

6 Month Contract


3rd January 2019

CVs by 31st January 2019

Start date - ASAP


Meraki Talent’s professional services client based in Dundee are currently looking for a Software Developer – Tools Specialist to join them for an initial 6 month contract. This role offer the opportunity for flexible / remote working 


As a Software Developer Tools Specialist, you will support the Software Development team by updating our Microsoft Technology stack of tools and frameworks.  These updates will empower the team as they evolve the API layer, which underpins our client’s customer facing software technology stack, as well as their client facing web applications. You will work in a highly collaborative environment using a mixture of Agile and Waterfall methods.  You will leverage and promote our software frameworks, components and design patterns to deliver robust and scalable solutions.


Responsibilities of the Software Developer – Tools Specialist;

  • Update the tools and frameworks in our Software Dev Environment, including Visual Studio, SQL Server, TFS, Release Management. .NET, and other 3rd party tools
  • Make changes as necessary to ensure that our web applications and APIs still function and are performing in the updated Software Dev Environment
  • Teach and train other team members how to upgrade their local tools and put them to use
  • Ensure quality of solutions by assisting in peer reviews and writing automated unit tests
  • Clearly articulate your progress against the current project plan
  • Provide the appropriate level of documentation for solutions and contribute to the development, support, and operations knowledge base
  • Be highly productive whilst balancing the need for quality and agility


Background of the Software Developer – Tools Specialist;

  • Experience of working in a Microsoft Software Development Environment (C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server, HTML, JavaScript, Visual Studio)
  • Experience with building and deploying Web Applications and Web APIs
  • Experience collaborating across technology functions, such as Infrastructure, Service Management, Software Development, and Applications
  • Automating the dev process, including continuous integration, automated testing, and automated deployment (Jenkins, Docker, Puppet, etc)
  • Working with source / revision control systems, such as TFS and Jira


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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.