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About the opportunity… We are recruiting for a Software Developer to join our IT department based at our Customer Support Centre in Walsall.
As the Software Developer, you will provide day to day support of all the internal Poundland written software using C# .Net Developer and SQL, ensuring all software is written in line with business requirements. Where necessary, you will work closely with colleagues at stores, distribution centres and CSC.
Reporting to the Business Solutions Manager internally, you will work on approximately three projects simultaneously, both short and long term and will work closely with other members of the team. Projects will be within retail, distribution and CSC.
This role comes with the ability to study Software Developer Level 4 qualification, through an apprenticeship.
What you'll be doing…
Ensuring software is delivered as specified in the business requirements from the Business Solutions team whilst making sure standards set by the Software Development Team Leader are adhered to.
Writing applications in C#.NET as well as SQL server code such as store procedures and views.
Using an analytical approach to interact with colleagues from all levels within the business to extract required information in order to complete or progress information requests.
Managing assigned support calls, ensuring they are resolved satisfactorily within the SLA
Providing an on-call service when required for out of hours incidents
What you'll need…
Previous software development experience with C# .NET with commercial experience in System Development
Experience of Delphi, Xamarin and DB2 would be advantageous
Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft SQL
Good analytical skills with an inquisitive nature
Excellent organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks
Confidence and resilience to deal with all levels of colleagues within the business
What we can offer…
This role comes with the ability to study Software Developer Level 4 qualification, through an apprenticeship
Potential to earn bonus
Free on-site car park
Onsite coffee lounge
Long service awards
Additional holiday purchase – (once a year window to apply)
About us… Since opening its first store in Burton-upon-Trent in 1990, Poundland, has built a network of over 850 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, offering top brands and great quality own brand products that provide customers with amazing value every day.
Poundland offers thousands of quality products in store with over 1,000 well-known brands in 17 shopping categories including food and drink, health and beauty, household, gardening, DIY, pet, stationery, books, DVDs and toys. It is on a journey from a single price to a simple price point retailer. While the majority of items in its stores are at its original £1 price point, it is extending ranges above and below £1 that also offer amazing value.
Now part of Pepco Group with over 2,500 stores across Europe, Poundland also trades internationally in the Republic of Ireland through its Dealz brand. Dealz has a growing store base in both Poland and Spain.
Within the UK, Poundland has also rolled out its fashion brand PEP&CO to approximately 300 of its larger stores. PEP&CO, launched in 2015 as a standalone brand, offers customers a full range of women's, men's and kids' fashion and is now bringing new style to Poundland with simple low pricing on family fashion that's hard to find on local high streets.
PEP&CO was also nominated in the 2019 Retail Week Awards as Private Label of The Year
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