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 team.

Essential Requirements and Experience:

  • Application development with
  • MS SQL Server 2019.
  • Strong T-SQL Stored Procedures with business logic.
  • Experienced in APIs and integrations.
  • Source control (GIT ideally).

 Role Responsibilities:  

  • Work within an agile team to develop and maintain the Connect Childcare suite of business management applications.
  • Bring good release management awareness.
  • Document processes & 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.
  • Become a technical subject matter expert for areas of the CC systems

 Personal Characteristics:

  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks and carries through to a positive outcome.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Collaborate with other business areas to define solutions.
  • Help support with complex tasks and 3rd line customer queries.
  • Report time and task progress accurately.
  • Help create a fun, healthy and productive team culture.

Who are we?

We’re Connect Childcare, an award-winning and sector-leading software company with a flexible working culture, based in Nelson but remote-friendly.

What we’re offering:

24 annual holidays plus statutory days, day off for your birthday, day off for your Connect anniversary, free parking; free drinks and fruit when onsite, Cycle to Work scheme, flu vouchers, Bupa health cash plan. Two organised events per year, lunch provided once a month and onsite Gym.

Recruiter’s head’s up: absolutely no agencies or unsolicited CV’s for this role please.

Please note: the Company is currently working remotely but when our office re-opens the role will involve some working from our Head Office in Nelson, Lancashire.


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