Furlong Business Solutions

Tailored Management Information Solutions for Schools and Colleges
 
Proud winners of
The Queen's Award for Enterprise 2017

Vacancies

Furlong is an exciting and rapidly expanding company which provides software, service and support for over 280 independently minded schools. If you’re interested in joining the team please find the list of vacancies we have below:

Full Stack C# Web Developer

Job Title:  Full Stack C# Web Developer

Starting Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 (depending on experience)

Location: Office based at Eagle House, Andover

Responsible to:  Development Team Manager

Purpose of the role

Furlong Solutions provide school management software to schools in the independent and maintained sector covering both management information systems and financial management.  The role will involve working in a small development team on an existing product set developing new areas and maintaining and improving existing functionality.  The role will also involve talking directly to clients which may require onsite visits to understand requirements and bring new clients live.  

Duties and Responsibilities

In accordance with company procedures:

Develop new functionality in our flagship online application
• Create/alter the database schema as necessary
• Ensure cross-device compatibility with responsive design
• Design dynamic, intuitive web front end
• Create technical specifications detailing how you will achieve the requirements you are tasked with fulfilling, including user interface designs

Maintain the existing product
• Perform bug fixes
• Enhance existing functionality
• This shall be in our WinForms application, (legacy work only) as well as web development

Take part in team-based activities
• Manual testing of other team member’s code changes
• Code reviews

Experience/Skills

The post holder will have an excellent working knowledge of all of the following languages and technologies:

  • C#
  • ASP.NET MVC
  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript/TypeScript
  • T-SQL
  • Version control

A knowledge of some of the following would also be beneficial:
WinForms, WPF, WCF, Knockout, AJAX, MVVM, LINQ, Database Design, Team Foundation Server, Project Management

Personal Attributes

  • Pro-active, self-starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Multitasking and prioritizing skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to support colleagues
  • Responsive to change
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as within a team environment
  • Calm disposition
  • Ability to meet targets
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Creativity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ability to communicate well

If you feel this job is the right opportunity for you then please submit a covering letter and cv by email to margaret.langley@furlongsolutions.com