Senior Platform Developer - Newcastle upon Tyne

Highly Competitive Salary + Bonus

Date Posted: Monday 17 July 2023

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About the role;
As a Senior Platform Developer, you will be part of the Platform team focusing on transforming legacy TSG services and systems into cloud native solutions delivered in a repeatable fashion, following an agile software delivery methodology and TSGs current approach to the build and delivery of Microsoft technology hosted platforms by replacing manual approaches with automated solutions.
Alongside developing high-quality code, your role is to mentor junior members of the team and to contribute to the ongoing evolution of our technology strategy and processes.
Who are we?
TSG (Technology Services Group) are a Managed IT Services provider servicing businesses UK Wide. At TSG our people have a passion for delivering exceptional customer service, something which is proven in our consistent world class NPS score of +80. Our values are Team TSG, Service Excellence and Shared Growth, these sit at the core of our business helping us to achieve our mission.
Why should I work for TSG?
It is our people that make TSG what it is and a great place to work. We put a lot of work in to creating a trusted, open, fair culture and as a result, we have been named as one of the ‘UKs Top 100 Best Large Companies’ and one of the ‘Top 50 Technology Companies’ to work for. In addition, we have been awarded a 2 star accreditation for ‘Outstanding’ employee engagement. 
Here’s why;  
  • Our open and honest culture where feedback is taken on-board and acted upon
  • The monthly wellbeing check-ins we complete with all staff and the support provided off the back of those where needed
  • Our social events. In addition to regular virtual quizzes and other ad hoc team building events, we launched the very first ‘TSG Festival’ in 2021, Team TSG’s feedback was so positive that we have decided to make it a yearly event  
  • Two paid CSR days per annum that you can use towards giving something back
  • Our charity fundraising - TSG have raised over £20,000 in the last 2 years for our current chosen charity Mental Health UK. We have also recently launched our very own ‘TSG Foundation’
  • Our responsibility as a business to the environment as we are working towards becoming a net carbon zero business
  • Flexible working policy
  • Relaxed dress policy
  • Excellent progression opportunities, training and support, including recognised qualifications
Job responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;
  • Design structured, maintainable systems which meet TSG or customer’s requirements effectively.
  • Develop systems efficiently by selecting and using the right tools for the job.
  • Use the appropriate paradigms when writing code, ensuring code is clear, maintainable and ultimately re-usable.
  • Test systems to ensure they are of sufficient quality.
  • Maintain stability and performance while integrating and release systems.
  • Maintain code quality by advocating peer reviews, pair programming and at all times share knowledge with wider team.
  • Use tooling and gain insight into system performance to determine root cause and the best approach to remediate incidents.
  • Provide development and engineering assistance to troubleshoot systems such as EDRM for Enterprise.
  • Utilise a DevOps approach and tooling to automate software build and deployment as well as infrastructure configuration and deployment.
  • Utilise the monitoring and logging tools effectively and ensure the right data is transmitted to these tools to gain insight from both time series log based and system metric-based data.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience;                       
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer Science or equivalent is desirable.
  • Azure cloud services e.g., azure functions, web applications, storage, logic apps, service buses, Identity Services, Graph, Azure DevOps, C#, ASP .NET, JavaScript, T-SQL and PowerShell.
  • Infrastructure as Code, ideally bicep.
  • In a Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment environment.
  • Dynamics 365 and Power Platform.
  • SharePoint development.
  • Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Familiarity with SDLC models and solid Agile methods.
  • Experience in developing cloud native applications in a commercial environment.
  • Experience of working with a quality first approach, performance testing, integration testing and unit testing.
  • Company bonus scheme
  • 25 days annual leave + public holidays
  • Life assurance 4 x Salary
  • Contributory pension scheme at 4% matched
  • Perkbox discounts
  • Paid CSR Days
  • Company sick pay
  • Income protection cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Home-based and hybrid opportunities
  • Long service benefits including increased annual leave accrued with service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee recognition scheme
If this sounds like the role for you, please apply today to be considered.