Having been established for 100 years we’re one of the leading consultancies in our field in the UK.
We’re independent and work alongside employers, trustees and financial services institutions. We offer pensions, investments, benefits and risk consulting services, as well as data and technology solutions. Our services are recognised by numerous industry awards.
With over 1000 employees across Birmingham, Edinburgh, London and Glasgow and continually growing. We’ve an engrained commitment to the development of our employees as outlined in our iDeal. Our working environment is refreshing and innovative where independent thinking’s encouraged. Every employee genuinely makes a difference.
We’re committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment and will take every step to ensure our employees and clients are treated fairly and with respect. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and sections of the community. We can offer flexible working and are happy to consider a variety of working patterns. If you need any assistance in relation to a personal requirement, medical condition or neurological difference during our selection process then please let us know.
Playing a pivotal role in the development of digital solutions, this role will be focused initially on the design and implementation of applications related to our financial propositions. The successful candidate will be a confident senior developer, able to take a pragmatic, yet well-structured approach to designing and developing applications. The position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced developer to maintain ‘hands on’ involvement whilst also playing a role in architectural and technical design decisions and people leadership.
Our firm invests in the very latest technologies to facilitate the delivery of our ground-breaking business solutions. Our team are passionate about working at the cutting edge and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to use the most up to date range of Microsoft product technology solutions including Azure and be part of a team that employs an agile approach to software design and implementation.
Key responsibilities will include:
Designing and implementing systems in a range of programming environments and software platforms (primarily .NET and Microsoft Azure)
Producing considered designs, clear in intent and able to craft the simplest solution from the options available
Deep technical knowledge which supports effective decision making and act as a sounding board for the teams’ technical questions.
Pragmatically and effectively assess trade-offs/barriers which will emerge in the delivery of any significant software system
Lead code and design reviews
Confident in software development and design
Lead non-functional improvement efforts (such as performance profiling)
Review project plans, specifications and estimates from a developer perspective
Lead the full software development lifecycle
Keeps up to date with the current tools, techniques and practices
Mentor and coach more junior team members
Adhere to the firm’s Information Security standards, professionalism requirements (as applicable), policies and procedures
Skills and personal characteristics
Passionate about technology and object-oriented development, having extensive hands-on experience with the .NET technology stack
Experience with Microsoft Azure in a production environment would be an advantage
Experience of technical and architectural design, particularly distributed systems, with a proficiency for related design patterns
Able to translate end user/stakeholder requirements into detailed technical/architectural specifications when appropriate and in turn into robust solutions
Familiar with and confident across the entire Software Development Lifecycle
Commercial awareness - an understanding of project management and comfortable using aggregate estimates to inform resourcing and cost decisions
Ability to provide both technical and team leadership on projects
Collaborative and a good team player
Able to forge strong and professional relationships at all levels
Flexibility to work in a fast-changing environment
Confidence to engage constructively in a multi-disciplined team environment
In Return we offer:
A highly competitive salary
Award Winning Benefits package
Shared Values – Confident, Friendly, Partnering & Straightforward
Exceptional learning & development opportunities
An excellent working environment with a strong social scene
Opportunities to give back through volunteering initiatives
So in summary, you can expect a highly competitive salary and an award winning comprehensive benefits package, including full study support where applicable, a share of the firm’s profits, good work life balance, ability to buy and sell holidays, your birthday off and huge array of other flexible benefits. The firm is committed to the personal and career development of all employees and this position offers excellent growth potential within a dynamic and growing organisation.
Hymans Robertson is committed to equal opportunities and inclusion. We welcome all applications regardless of race, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, pregnancy & maternity, marriage & civil partnership, sexual orientation or age.