.NET Developer Job

IT & Information Services
Redruth, Cornwall
Salary Details
£30,000 - £50,000
Closing Date
Working with an established, national health insurer, Headforwards are looking to appoint a team of .NET developers to work from their Cornwall office.

Job Description

You will be one of several new developers joining a dynamic development team working on a .NET based customer portal for the healthcare/insurance industry. You will use your development experience to deliver high performing, secure end user features that enable customers to view and manage their insurance policies online. You will also be involved in defining and creating an automated deployment pipeline from code commit to production deployment. Your code will improve systems that allow the client to administer their healthcare, consultants to register as providers and customers to make claims and search for relevant consultants in their area.

What will you be doing?

Delivering high quality, unit tested feature code that meets the needs of the Product Owner and satisfies the user story
Working closely with software testers to ensure that the risk of new development is appropriately mitigated with the testing pipeline
Implementing both back-end and user interface elements of the product
Implementing features within our automated testing pipeline
Reviewing and addressing any vulnerabilities discovered during security testing

Essential experience and skill requirements:

  • Experience building ASP.Net MVC web applications
  • Knowledge of Web Api and WCF service development
  • Good understanding of LINQ and Entity Framework
  • Good understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Agile development methods and practices
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests

Desirable experience:

  • Working knowledge of PowerShell
  • Experience implementing automated tests written using the Gherkin syntax
  • Experience using Selenium and SpecFlow to build automated tests
  • Experience using JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, Aurelia, React
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as knockout.js and require.js
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Server Release Management
  • Pair Programming experience
  • Experience building public facing web application
  • Experience with building or working with automated continuous delivery pipelines would be an advantage.

Company Description

Want to Headforwards in your career, then head to Cornwall! 


We're an outsourced software development company based 5 miles from the beach.  Did you know the tech industry in Cornwall is one of the fastest growing in the UK?  No jokes about Cornwall not having mobile signal, we have a 300 mbs fibre connection! We're about to reach 100 people but we work in small teams of no more than 10. We've managed to keep a great culture and start-up feel, but we have the security of a 100 people 6 year established business.  We work with some of the largest companies in the world, developing world class software for a variety of different systems and businesses. Whilst our work is project/client based, you won't find anyone sitting on the bench here - you're more likely to find us on the beach. Or paddleboarding, surfing, building robots...all sorts really.  


Why join us?

We're using the latest technologies and constantly developing new ideas. We believe that diversity of experience leads to better results, and we promote self development with internal conferences, knowledge sharing and external conferences and courses.  We are leading the way in Cornwall and this is a really exciting time to be part of the tech revolution in the South West.  As we've embraced Agile, we are now releasing software up to 18 times a day across 6 geographies. Combining Agile philosophies and practices with our core values has led to continual strong growth across the business. From a team of 5 in 2011 we are now about to reach 100. 

Other Application Details

We offer great benefits including:

  • Enhanced company pension
  • Fun monthly team socials (Beach BBQ’s, Laser Tag, Film screenings, Rugby trips and more)
  • End of summer company festival – Headstock
  • Headtalks – Monthly internal technical conference
  • Fresh fruit 
  • Fresh ground coffee
  • Corporate gym membership rates
  • Child care vouchers
  • Salary sacrifice bike scheme


Monday to Friday, 0900-1730

With a 1 hour lunch break


Near Redruth, Cornwall, UK


£35,000 – £50,000

The closing date for this role is 22nd December 2017. We recruit on a rolling basis and fill our vacancies as soon as we find people who fit our culture and meet the skills requirements. This means that whilst we have a closing date on all of our roles, we may offer the role to someone before the end date, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

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