Job posted on: 22nd November 2019

Development Engineer (SQL/Backend)

Job Specification

Connect Childcare are looking for a Development Engineer (SQL/Backend) to join our busy Development Team.

Essential Requirements and Experience:

  • Expertise in MS SQL Server Application Development (2012, 2014, 2017)
  • Experienced in T-SQL Stored Procedures with business logic.
  • Experienced in APIs and integrations.
  • Strong design pattern-based development approach.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of release management
  • Experience of Git source control system.
  • Experience of JIRA and Agile development.
  • Strong experience of .Net (ASP.Net, MVC, Entity framework, C#) development an advantage

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work within a dedicated team to maintain and develop the Connect Childcare suite of applications
  • Document processes and system changes within a product knowledge repository
  • Participate in work package technical analysis and estimation processes.
  • Provide scalable solutions for existing and new platform offerings.
  • Take ownership of tasks assigned and carry through to a positive outcome

Personal Characteristics:

  • Work on initiatives to implement new tools and ways of working as requested by management
  • Act as a technical subject matter expert for areas of the CC systems
  • Collaborate with other business areas to define solutions
  • Help support with complex tasks and 3rd line customer queries
  • Report time and task progress accurately
  • Participate in team discussions to define solutions for implementation by the company
  • Assist team in achieving company and team objectives
  • Comply with statutory and company policies and procedures
  • Help create a fun, healthy and productive team culture.


24 annual holidays plus statutory days, 1 additional holiday for your birthday, Company Pension Scheme, Free Parking; Free Drinks and Fruit, cycle to work scheme, flu vouchers, Bupa cash plan. Two organised events per year, lunch provided once a month and free onsite Gym.

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Job Specification
  • Location Nelson, Lancashire
  • Experience Required Refer to job description
  • Salary
  • Holidays 24 days + bank holiday