Future Opportunity Software Engineer - TOS (.NET)

Leicester, United Kingdom
OPERATE - AUTOSTORE TOS – Software Engineering
Employee - Full Time
We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to design, develop and implement our software solutions.
TBA was established over 30 years ago; we’re award-winning and one of Europe’s leading software development companies for the intermodal and logistics companies. Through our innovative software, we produce market leading, large-scale, distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide.
The work we do is complex, challenging and rewarding and together with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a close-knit team, we believe we offer a unique working environment; our enviable staff retention rate speaks volumes about our ethos. It’s our aim for further substantial growth over the next 5 years and with our sights set on our ambition, we’d like to open discussions with Software Engineers who want to play a key role within a demanding and growing environment. There are opportunities for career advancement within our thriving, award-winning professional organisation.

Ultimately, the role of our Software Engineer is to deliver high-quality features with optimal solutions and exceptional coding techniques.

So, where do you come in? This role will have several responsibilities, including the following:
·       Development of new, and maintenance of existing features within the software products
·       Work from requirements specified as user stories, user acceptance criteria, and test plans
·       Maintain and improve code quality, development tools, and processes
·       Working closely with our Service Team to maintain/improve systems deployed with our existing customer base.
·       In time becoming part of the Out of Hours support team on a rota basis
·       To potentially take the technical lead role on a new customer project and to see that project through the full life-cycle
Typical development activities involve:
·       Database schema modifications.
·       Creation of CRUD operations in TSQL
·       Business logic implementations in C# or TSQL
·       Bug fixes and small changes to Visual Basic 6 UI
·       Significant work on legacy applications
·       Release and deployment of upgrades and changes to customer production and test systems

What we're looking for in you

    • Demonstrable experience in software development
    • Visual Basic 6, C++ and C# Programming Language
    • Microsoft .Net Framework
    • Strong SQL/TSQL including stored procedures, triggers etc.
    • Experience and appreciation of Agile development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
    • Microsoft Visual Studio & Team Foundation Server / Azure Devops
    • Microsoft SQL Server Database Systems
    • Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems
    • Strong debugging skills

Working style

    • A passion for Software Development methodologies and techniques
    • Highest ethics and integrity, as well as a positive “can do” attitude
    • Ability to focus on both support and new projects side of the business when required
    • Excellent analytical, organisational, and problem-solving skills, with a detail-oriented approach
    • Good interpersonal skills and enthusiasm to collaborate closely with colleagues
    • Strong written and oral communication skills, to both your colleagues and customers at a non-technical level
    • A desire to self-learn (given suitable professional training)
    • Ability to travel occasionally UK wide and overseas 

Any of the following would also be beneficial

    • Full Stack, Web APIs, MVC, RESTful,
    • EFService Oriented Architecture
    • DevOps, CI, CD
    • Containerised applications, specifically deployed in Docker
    • OOP, TDD, Design Patterns, SOA
    • AngularJS, JavaScript
    • Entity Framework, .net Core, Domain Driven design
    • Active MQ or similar message bus technologies
    • Data Exchange interfaces (e.g. ActiveMQ)
    • Data Warehousing, Jaspersoft Reporting
    • Development of business-critical systems
    • Release and deployments of complex, multi-layered, systems
    • Knowledge or experience of working in, or systems/processes used in, a terminal logistics
    • environment would be advantageous.
    • Knowledge or experience of ITIL process including working with modern ITSM systems
    • “Extracurricular” developer activities such as open source projects, personal projects, blogs, online training courses


    • Competitive Salary (negotiable depending on skills and experience)
    • 25 days annual leave plus UK bank holidays
    • Pension
    • Employee Perks Scheme
    • Employee Assistance Programme


    • Flexible working policy
    • Ultra-modern office
    • Free onsite parking
    • Office easily accessible from M1 and A46
If you would like to discuss opportunities in more detail or learn more about us, please email vivienne.pearsons@konecranes.com, (no agencies please). 

If this sounds like you, please apply by sending in your resume and cover letter.

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