Application Developer Nationwide Building Society, Swindon 2 Year Fixed Term Contract Salary: Up to £55,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits Looking for the chance to blend your development expertise with your people skills? Nationwide - the world's largest building society - offers you just that. Working with some of the most inspiring minds in the business, this is your opportunity to get involved with projects that are nothing short of business critical. About the role In an industry like ours there's no room for mistakes, which means first-rate systems are absolutely essential. Using your technical knowledge, experience and expertise, you'll make sure that's exactly what we deliver from our Build Practice - day in, day out. As well as ensuring all our applications run flawlessly, we'll expect you to work proactively to maximise service levels. This means troubleshooting, solving issues, building a far-reaching understanding of all Nationwide's products and services, and staying on top of industry advances. About you You'll bring a technical track record that covers HP Non-Stop (Tandem) programming experience, with skills that include TAL, TACL, COBOL and Tandem SQL. Knowledge of ACI's BASE24 Classic application or working knowledge of ATM, POS, Visa and LINK transaction processing systems will be beneficial. Experience in Tandem C++ would also be beneficial, but not essential. We're looking for someone who enjoys being part of a team and has the communication skills needed to build relationships across the Group. Added to all this, you'll be accurate, be able to estimate for work deliverables, have excellent problem solving skills and work well under pressure to deadlines. Mentoring and coaching of junior colleagues will also be a requirement. You may also be required to participate in the out of hours support rota for the system, with appropriate out of hour's payments available. An employer you'll be proud of Our mutual status means we're here to benefit customers, not shareholders. Our commitment to customers, not shareholders, has always been what sets us apart from our competitors. And now, more than ever, our reputation for being open, honest and trustworthy is helping us go from strength to strength. In fact, it's made us the world's biggest building society as well as a major local employer. Underpinning it all is a commercial operation that never stands still. We're always thinking ahead, aiming higher and sharpening our competitive edge. That's why we invest in people who are not only proud of what we stand for, but who also have the talent and drive to boost our performance still further. The rewards you deserve If you put a lot in, it's only fair you should get a lot out. Help us continue to offer customers the best possible experience, and we'll give you all the support, recognition and rewards you deserve. As well as a great working environment and plenty of scope for development and growth, you can expect a generous package that includes pension, life assurance, healthcare and bonus scheme.
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