Jaspersoft Contractor

Date Posted: 7/13/2018 Reference: VAC-1188303 Salary: £0 Location: Leicester Job type: Contract Sector: IT | Speciality: Software Development Contact: Michael Glaze-Santonen

Jaspersoft Software Engineer (Contract)

A highly renowned organisation that promotes a creative and dynamic work environment is looking to source an experienced Software Engineer initially on for a 3-month contract, but with a possibility of extension, based in Leicester.

This organisation produces market leading distribution and supply chain software products used by customers worldwide and is aiming for substantial growth in the next 5 years.

Key Responsibilities: You will work within one of our Scrum development teams and report to a Scrum Master. You will be responsible for development and design of code as well as maintenance and support of selected existing applications.

• Develop new and maintain existing Jasper Reports and Dashboards within the software products, working as part of a team within the Scrum development framework.
• Maintain and improve existing reports.
• Work from user stories, user acceptance criteria, and test plans.
• Present to and liaise with stakeholders during Sprint Reviews.
• Create and maintain documentation.

As a Contract Software Engineer, you will have:

• Understanding of source code management systems.
• Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills, as well as a detail-oriented approach.
• Excellent interpersonal and team playing skills.
• Articulate with strong written and oral communication skills, both your colleagues and other stakeholders at a non-technical level.
• The discipline to meet strict deadlines.
• Ability to self-learn.
• Experience of working in a SCRUM team or other Agile development methods beneficial.

Key Experience:

• Significant experience in Jaspersoft Reports and Dashboard development.
• Experience of working in a SCRUM team or other Agile development methods beneficial.
• Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server or similar tool set.
• Knowledge or experience of working in, or systems/processes used in, a warehousing environment would be advantageous.

Knowledge and experience with the following technologies:

• Windows Server and Client Operating Systems.
• Oracle Database Systems would be advantageous.
• Review custom reporting design requirement, discuss them and translate them into technical design specifications
• Develop custom reports or reporting solution based on the specification
• Proficient in Oracle SQL
• A good understanding of Data Warehousing
• Ability to develop and understand complex SQL queries
• An understanding of Stored procedures, triggers etc.
• Exposure to Microsoft Visual Studio/.Net Framework.
• An understanding of Microsoft Team Foundation Server.