Web Developer

An experienced Web Developer with C# Full Stack experience is needed for a leading Technology company based in Maidstone.
As an experienced Web Developer the ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of C# ASP.NET (MVC and Web API)and will be responsible for web application development; working closely with other the team to complete analysis, design, and implementation of requirements to deliver changes and new features.

Duties will include:
* Analysing business requirements
* Writing high-quality code, and unit
* Identifying deficiencies within the system and providing clearly documented recommendations
* Act upon reported problems raised by production teams
* Provide clear and concise release documentation
* Create, maintain, and execute unit tests
* Isolate software problems and produce clear and detailed analysis
* Verify the implementation of work items
* Participate in planning, reviews, retrospectives, and estimations
* Develop expertise in the development environment

Previous skills and experience
* Experience with Distributed Systems
* Excellent knowledge of C# ASP.NET (MVC and Web API)
* Good knowledge and experience of JavaScript and CSS
* Experience working with relational databases, in particular, SQL Server
* Experience in creating and consuming RESTful API’s, OOP and SOLID principles and MVC and other architectural patterns
* Excellent analytical abilities with keen attention to detail
* Methodical
* Highly organised
* Strong collaboration/team player
* Willingness to step outside comfort zones
* Ability to communicate will all levels of the organisation
* Logically minded

Exposure/experience of the following would be an advantage:
* Experience with .Net Core and Standard / WCF / GIT source control / Typescript / Cake and YAML / Telerik Kendo controls / Azure
* Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment
* Experience of automated deployment tools such as Octopus Deploy
* Knowledge of DevOps, Continuous Integration and Automated Deployments

To find out more about this exciting opportunity please apply today for a chance to be considered.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Automation Engineer – Testing

We have a fantastic opportunity available to join a dynamic and developing organisation in Maidstone for an experienced Test Automation Engineer to join them.
The role will require you to focus on testing and quality, be responsible for creating, maintaining, and executing test automation frameworks; alongside manual testing responsibilities.

You will work in an Agile team to deliver applications and services. The role will need to understand business requirements and associated testing levels based upon requirements received from both internal and external customers.

Test Automation Engineer duties will include:
*Provide test and automation leadership within the team
*Create, maintain and execute test automation frameworks
*Work with business teams to implement pre-production and production automation test strategies
*Work with business teams to define and document Load and Performance test strategies
*Testing of Web APIs and Windows Services by means of automation
*Create, maintain, and execute manual tests where automation is not viable and execute load and performance tests
*Isolate software problems and produce clear and detailed bug reports
*Verify work items against defined acceptance criteria
*Provide clear and concise solution improvements for items under test

Skills and experience required:
*Previous developing experience as a Test Automation Engineer
*Test automation methodologies, practices, and frameworks
*Created both manual and automated test plans and reports
*Load and performance testing
*Background in test automation utilising C# and SpecFlow specifically with Visual Studio
*Knowledge of Mongo, Cassandra, Elasticsearch and SQL database technologies
*Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment
*Experience of virtualisation utilising Microsoft Azure, Virtual Machine Manager, and Docker
*Practical experience Azure DevOps
*Experience of automated deployment tools such as Octopus Deploy
*Knowledge of DevOps, Continuous Integration and Automated Deployments
*ISEB, ISTQB or iSQI Certified Tester – foundationfoundation agile level or above
*Excellent analytical abilities with keen attention to detail
*Methodical with excellent organisational skills
*Strong collaboration/team player
*Ability to communicate will all levels of the organisation
*Logically minded

Apply now for this wonderful opportunity!

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Android Developer (Lead)

Our client in Maidstone is seeking an experienced Lead Android Developer to join their team. The Lead Android Developer is responsible for the development of applications, ensuring that the agreed project milestones and delivery dates are accomplished. The Lead Developer will be instrumental in developing the company’s client requirements into a working solution, through design, and implementation of software applications operating on various hardware and operating platforms.
Lead Android Developer Duties:
*Act as the lead for Android application development projects
*Ensuring that features are designed and aligned to the target environment
*Mentoring and providing guidance for both Software Engineers and Test Engineers
*Responsible for creating and maintain coding
*Verify implementations
*Participate in planning, reviews, retrospectives, and estimations with the agile team
*Provide clear and concise solution improvements with detailed analysis
*Embracing new technologies and development techniques
*Motivating, energising and mentoring the team
Skills and experience:
*Degree level education to 2:1 or above in Computer Science related discipline
*Extensive experience developing applications for Android in Java and/or Kotlin
*A test-first development mentality using TDD and knowledge of unit, UI testing, testing pyramids and automated testing with Android applications
*Deep understanding of the Android SDK
*Understanding of S.O.L.I.D. principles and Object-Oriented patterns
*Knowledge of Clean Architecture patterns such as MVVM, MVP etc.
*Able to provide examples of clean, self-documenting, readable code
*Version Control using GIT
*Experience of Agile software delivery methods and knowledge of agile principles and mindset
*Previously worked with apps that support multiple versions of Android
*Financial services industry experience will be an advantage
*Knowledge of interfacing through SOAP/REST/JSON/XML protocols or APACS/ISO8583 financial protocols
*Excellent communication and mentoring skills
*Team or technical leadership experience
*Excellent analytical abilities
*Methodical approach to problem-solving
*Highly organised and persuasive

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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C# Software Developer

Are you a Full Stack Developer looking for a new challenge?

KHR Recruitment Specialists are currently partnered with a family-run Software business near Tunbridge Wells in Kent who are looking for a talented Developer (C# / .NET) to join their small but remarkable team.

Focusing primarily on the Financial Services industry, this is a great opportunity to gain exposure to a number of different languages, programmes and industries and to work alongside a group of highly knowledgeable Developers.

The company is seeking someone who has extensive experience in using C#, ASP.NET & MVC and is bright, enthusiastic and happy to use their initiative. You will gain exposure to a mix of web and desktop, front-end and back-end projects.

Required skills to be considered for the Software Developer role:

* Minimum 1-2 years experience as a ASP.Net / C# Developer
* MVC and WinForms, ideally both but at least experience in one
* JavaScript
* jQuery
* CSS
* SQL server

Please apply with a CV ASAP or get in touch with Katy Lingham at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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IT Systems Developer

Are you a Systems Developer looking for a new challenge? Do you have experience of SQL and Microsoft Dynamics 365?

Our client based in Tunbridge Wells is looking for a Systems developer to help with the development of a Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM and the development of an SQL database. This challenging new position will see you playing a key role in the support of these databases and working closely with suppliers, technology partners, colleagues, senior management and internal customers to resolve complex issues quickly.

Duties of the role include:
-Develop and configure Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM
o Build solutions and patches
o Configure new processes, entities and views
o Troubleshoot issues
o Maintain the environments
-Development and support of Microsoft SQL databases
o Migrate and instantiate databases
o Create new structures and routines
o Build and maintain interfaces between systems
o Troubleshoot issues
-Development of internal applications using the Microsoft stack
o Build and maintain WebForm Applications
o Build and maintain Web Services
-Identify opportunities and implement technical solutions in order to rationalise the legacy systems and Databases.

The ideal candidate will have:
-Experience of C# / VB.Net, ASP.Net, MS SQL, JavaScript and HTML/CSS
-Experience in the Microsoft stack including IIS
-Knowledge of version control systems such as TFS
-Knowledge of the full development life cycle.
-Experience of working with Microsoft Dynamics and SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure.
-Experience of writing, and working to, functional and technical documentation
-Technical experience of implementing, supporting, diagnosing & resolving ICT issues to an advanced level.
-Experience of liaising with third party solution providers.
-Knowledge of Project framework methodologies such as Agile, Prince etc.
-Experience of working within an ITIL-based (Helpdesk) environment.
-MUST HAVE HND in computing & systems development or equivalent experience.
-Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Certification is desirable but not essential

For more information, or to apply, send your CV to Ellie or call the office

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Automation Engineer – Testing

We have a fantastic opportunity available to join a dynamic and developing organisation in Maidstone for an experienced Test Automation Engineer to join them.
The role will require you to focus on testing and quality, be responsible for creating, maintaining, and executing test automation frameworks; alongside manual testing responsibilities.

You will work in an Agile team to deliver applications and services. The role will need to understand business requirements and associated testing levels based upon requirements received from both internal and external customers.

Test Automation Engineer duties will include:
*Provide test and automation leadership within the team
*Create, maintain and execute test automation frameworks
*Work with business teams to implement pre-production and production automation test strategies
*Work with business teams to define and document Load and Performance test strategies
*Testing of Web APIs and Windows Services by means of automation
*Create, maintain, and execute manual tests where automation is not viable and execute load and performance tests
*Isolate software problems and produce clear and detailed bug reports
*Verify work items against defined acceptance criteria
*Provide clear and concise solution improvements for items under test

Skills and experience required:
*Previous developing experience as a Test Automation Engineer
*Test automation methodologies, practices, and frameworks
*Created both manual and automated test plans and reports
*Load and performance testing
*Background in test automation utilising C# and SpecFlow specifically with Visual Studio
*Knowledge of Mongo, Cassandra, Elasticsearch and SQL database technologies
*Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment
*Experience of virtualisation utilising Microsoft Azure, Virtual Machine Manager, and Docker
*Practical experience Azure DevOps
*Experience of automated deployment tools such as Octopus Deploy
*Knowledge of DevOps, Continuous Integration and Automated Deployments
*ISEB, ISTQB or iSQI Certified Tester – foundationfoundation agile level or above
*Excellent analytical abilities with keen attention to detail
*Methodical with excellent organisational skills
*Strong collaboration/team player
*Ability to communicate will all levels of the organisation
*Logically minded

Apply now for this wonderful opportunity!

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Android Developer (Lead)

Our client in Maidstone is seeking an experienced Lead Android Developer to join their team. The Lead Android Developer is responsible for the development of applications, ensuring that the agreed project milestones and delivery dates are accomplished. The Lead Developer will be instrumental in developing the company’s client requirements into a working solution, through design, and implementation of software applications operating on various hardware and operating platforms.
Lead Android Developer Duties:
*Act as the lead for Android application development projects
*Ensuring that features are designed and aligned to the target environment
*Mentoring and providing guidance for both Software Engineers and Test Engineers
*Responsible for creating and maintain coding
*Verify implementations
*Participate in planning, reviews, retrospectives, and estimations with the agile team
*Provide clear and concise solution improvements with detailed analysis
*Embracing new technologies and development techniques
*Motivating, energising and mentoring the team
Skills and experience:
*Degree level education to 2:1 or above in Computer Science related discipline
*Extensive experience developing applications for Android in Java and/or Kotlin
*A test-first development mentality using TDD and knowledge of unit, UI testing, testing pyramids and automated testing with Android applications
*Deep understanding of the Android SDK
*Understanding of S.O.L.I.D. principles and Object-Oriented patterns
*Knowledge of Clean Architecture patterns such as MVVM, MVP etc.
*Able to provide examples of clean, self-documenting, readable code
*Version Control using GIT
*Experience of Agile software delivery methods and knowledge of agile principles and mindset
*Previously worked with apps that support multiple versions of Android
*Financial services industry experience will be an advantage
*Knowledge of interfacing through SOAP/REST/JSON/XML protocols or APACS/ISO8583 financial protocols
*Excellent communication and mentoring skills
*Team or technical leadership experience
*Excellent analytical abilities
*Methodical approach to problem-solving
*Highly organised and persuasive

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Website / Digital Designer

Do you have a passion for designing websites and a strong creative flair? If so, KHR has the role for you!

We are currently looking for an experienced Website / Digital Designer to join the talented team of a Marketing business near Maidstone in Kent.

The main focus of the role will be to design websites using WordPress and to create and edit engaging video, audio and animate content using Adobe Premier, Aftereffect, Audtion and Davici.

The Digital Designer will play a pivotal role in the creative team and will be responsible for:

-The design and build of WordPress websites
-Creating digital content for social media
-Working on a number of projects consecutively
-Perfectly capturing key requirements, ensuring all projects are delivered at the top level
-Creating animations
-Editing videos and audio content

You will have:

-Knowledge of Premier, Photoshop After Effects, Illustrator and InDesign, Audtion and Davici
-Experience of WordPress, HTML & CSS
-Strong communication skills
-A keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering only the best
-An understanding of web-based and mobile design
-WooCommerce experience is desirable
-Relevant experience in a similar role

In return, you will receive a salary of up to £25,000 plus a number of exceptional benefits including a busy social calendar and flexible working

If interested please apply or get in touch with KHR Recruitment Specialists

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Database Administrator

Database Administrator
Dartford
£21,00/pa plus 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

Do you have experience working as a Database Administrator?
Do you have experience working with a CRM system?

Our client, a bespoke supplier of luxury brands, are currently looking for a Database Administrator / Estimator to join their sales and purchasing team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading, reputable business with constant growth year on year.

Your Responsibilities as a Database Administrator;

* Register all qualified projects to the company CRM system
* Upload and process quotations onto CRM
* Provide suitable specifications
* Produce estimates
* Develop, and maintain key relationships with clients and suppliers

Skills and Experience;

* Previous experience working with a CRM system
* Previous experience working within a similar environment
* Proficient use of Microsoft Office systems – excel, word, outlook
* Excellent customer service and communication skills
* Well organised & self-motivated with an eye for detail

The successful candidate will receive training in their specialised manufacturing and estimations processes.

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am until 5:30pm.
Salary: Up to £21,000/pa (depending on experience)
Benefits: 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays and an extra day for each year of service up to 25 days) and Government auto enrolment pension scheme.

For more information and to be considered for this position please apply today; alternatively, please contact Jane Hardy at KHR Recruitment on 01892 708 704.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Junior Network and Systems Analyst

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation based in Maidstone that are seeking to recruit a Junior Systems and Network Administrator to join their team.

Please note that this role will require you to work 12-hour shifts, 4 days on and 4 days off rota (With shift allowances)

This is a junior role that would be suited to someone looking to expand and enhance their career in IT. On the job training and exposure to a wide array of different technologies, as well as specialist training will be provided.

Once trained, the role will require you to be responsible for monitoring the production environments and be able to quickly diagnose and resolve issues as they arise.

You will work closely with existing Operations and Systems teams and support all areas of the business from a ticketing system and be required to adhere to a strict change management process.

Duties will include:

*Responsible for the maintenance and high availability of the datacentres, network infrastructure, servers, and services
*Ensure integrity and security of data in accordance with best practices and business requirements
*Mitigate and resolve any issues that occur quickly
*Proactively monitor real-time dashboards, logs and metrics
*Quickly and efficiently identify, mitigate and resolve any system issues that occur to ensure full-service availability for our customers at all times
*Maintain servers and services through software updates, security patching and service pack installation
*Thoroughly investigate any incidents after the fact to determine root cause and identify methods of preventing any future recurrence

Skills and experience:

An interest in database technologies and any experience with SQL would be beneficial to truly excel at this role but basic SQL training will be provided if required
*A-level Computer Science or equivalent experience
*Great Communication skills, proactive, adaptable, resilient, positive, ambitious and quick learner
*Any relevant work experience is desirable
*Knowledge of PowerShell or JavaScript is desirable
*Microsoft certification, MCP, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD is desirable
*Any SQL knowledge is desirable

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…