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Would you like to work with brilliant people and great clients? Get great benefits, flexible working and the opportunity to work on varied and interesting software projects?

Following the opening of our new London office, we have a number of exciting positions available both in London and Exeter. To apply for a vacancy please follow the instructions within each job specification.  

Recruiters: We only ever recruit directly, please do not contact us about our vacancies.

We are currently recruiting for: 

Business Development Manager

London £35k- £45K Basic, £95,000 OTE

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, ambitious Business Development Manager to join our team. As our new Business Development Manager you should be a self-starter with a solid background in IT, preferably software sales.  You will actively seek out new business opportunities and be able to negotiate with poise and persuasion.  Comfortable working at Director and C-level you will develop an understanding of customers' business needs, and apply a keen understanding of our solutions and services to meet those needs.

Full training will be given on our bespoke solutions and you will be confident in leading the sales process from initial inquiry to close. Verbal and written English has got to be second to none.

Key responsibilities

  • Maintain appropriate records of all pipeline and sales activity in Salesforce.com
  • Meet and exceed sales objectives by understanding customers’ diverse, specific business needs and applying bespoke solutions knowledge
  • Work in collaboration with Development and Operations teams to put together detailed customer proposals

Essential expertise

  • A computer-based degree with a keen interest in the technology industry, including trends.
  • A proven track record of IT Sales achievement
  • Understand the difference between product sales and bespoke software sales
  • Commercially aware with the ability to keep multiple complex transactions and relationships on track concurrently
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Desire to exceed targets
  • Willingness and ability to generate own leads
  • Must be willing to travel

Desirable 

  • Ability to identify improvements to sales and client management processes and confidence to recommend and where appropriate see them through
  • Ability to contribute new ideas to the sales and marketing function to improve lead generation and opportunity management.

If this sounds like you please send your CV to hr@softwaresolved.com.  A full job description is available on request.  All successful employees must complete a full BackCheck and DBS.  

WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES 

Graduate Developer Exeter Based

£18,000 - £25,000 depending on experience

Python, JAVA, SQL, C#, .NET, VB,
You will either be in your final year having studied a Computer related degree or have graduated and been working for the last two years. You will be able to demonstrate a solid knowledge of programming principles used in languages such as Python.

Our Graduate Developer Scheme

We have been running a Graduate development scheme since 2008. This is a structured scheme with mentors in place for each individual and a portfolio of client facing project work dependent on your skills, expertise and desires. If you want an employer who commits and invests in technical training to develop your career, then we need to speak to you. If you join MSM Software Solved you will have the opportunity to build and develop your career to a more senior level, many of our employees have Microsoft certifications.

You will want to work in a fast moving environment where you can be working on a number of projects at any one time; be customer facing with excellent communication skills, organised and focussed on timely delivery of objectives. We develop software in C#.net but also have projects in VB, UI/UX, and knowledge of Android, iOS, HTML5, Azure, CRM Dynamics, Java and PHP is very advantageous. Have a look at our website to get a full understand of what we do and who we work for. 

We have a lot to offer. We hope you do. Our employees enjoy working for us due to the variety of work within a full range of business sectors plus they actually see their work go live. Our benefits package includes flexible working, holiday allowance with a loyalty reward scheme and paid overtime.

How to apply

To apply for the vacancy, please email your CV and covering letter to hr@softwaresolved.com. A full job description is available on request. All successful employees must complete a full BackCheck and DBS.

Closing date: 08/12/2016
Shortlisting: 12/12/2016
Interview day: 20/12/2016

WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES

.NET / SQL (C# or VB) Developer - Exeter

Bespoke software paying up to £35,000 plus benefits which includes training to gain Microsoft Certifications

Bespoke software paying up to £35,000 plus benefits which includes training to gain Microsoft Certifications

We need an enthusiastic .NET Developer to join our dynamic and expanding team. You will be working on bespoke software so will need to embrace our fast paced and varied environment. You will be customer facing and enjoy working on exciting projects and directly involved in delivering system and app developments to some of our high profile clients

As a .Net/SQL developer you will be working on a range of client projects, taking responsibility at all stages, from working with customers to design a solution through to hands on C# or VB .Net development and unit testing.

Do you have:

  • Expert knowledge of .NET development within a commercial environment (in either C# or VB)
  • SQL Server experience
  • Solid experience of ASP.NET MVC
  • Knowledge of RDBMS
  • JavaScript experience

Ideally (but not essentially) you will also have:

  • Azure
  • Xamarin
  • Salesforce
  • Power BI
  • Knowledge of SSRS and SSIS
  • Any of the following development skills would be advantageous: Android, iOS, HTML5, CRM Dynamics, Java, PHP, C++, Delphi, BizTalk or SharePoint
  • Experience with UI/UX development or design
  • MCSD and ITIL qualifications or be studying towards them

Skills and personal development:

  • You will be an excellent trouble-shooter, debugger and critical thinker
  • Have great communication skills, be organised to demonstrate the ability to multi-task
  • Be great at building relationships and a good team player
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of software product design and development, including keeping up to date with new development languages and design methodologies
  • Take responsibility and show initiative in areas of own professional development and learning
  • Ultimately be prepared to act as a mentor

Exceptional oral and written English are essential, as are Microsoft Office skills. Any candidate must be eligible to work in the UK.

As one of the top 1% of Microsoft Gold Partners for software development and website development, we offer anyone joining us in this role training and accreditation in Microsoft technologies as well as the opportunity to get involved in the other newer technologies, such as Azure, Android and iOS development.

Working with us you will get the opportunity to work with some exceptionally talented people to grow and develop your skills. But don’t take our word for it, check out our website.  Examples of our clients are: Co-operative banking group, RSA (Royal Sun Alliance), The Royal British Legion, National Trust, Salvation Army and The Eden Project to name a few.

Package

Salary for this role is £23,000 - £35,000 depending on experience, plus our excellent benefits package which includes flexible/home working, training budget, paid over time when authorised, company bonus scheme and loyalty bonus options to increase your benefits package in the long term.

How to apply

Please send your CV to hr@softwaresolved.com quoting reference: DEV/17a. All employees must successfully complete a full DBS via BackCheck and provide references from current and previous employer

WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES 

Lead Test Analyst

Manual, QA, ISTQB, XHTML, XML, JavaScript, C#, SQL, Exeter

£23,000 - £28,000 depending on experience + paid overtime, training budget & flexible working.

We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Test Analyst to join our team as they embark on new and existing projects.  You will be responsible for conducting a full life cycle QA, testing new bespoke systems and a portfolio of systems we support plus will be a mentor and team leader.

Skills and Experience

  • Commercial testing experience in XHTML, XML, JavaScript, C#, SQL and similar web technologies
  • MS Windows, MS Office, Internet Explorer and using simple SQL to interrogate databases.
  • Your testing expertise must cover windows and web based applications.
  • Prior experience working as part of an Agile and/or Waterfall software development team.
  • You should be a dynamic, clear and a flexible thinker with the ability to understand and communicate highly complex issues.
  • You will be diligent with a focus on detail and accuracy and an ability to work on multiple projects with good communication skills. You must be organised and good at time management.
  • Outstanding oral and written English are essential even when working under time pressure

Ideally you will be degree educated, with the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Certificate MSM Software have a commitment to training and will enhance your career with professional qualifications

MSM Software Solved help clients resolve bespoke software needs through our software development and support services. Established in 1998 we have developed particular expertise in the third sector and financial services, however our varied skills set sees us assisting organisations across a range of sectors. Our clients include The National Trust, The Royal British Legion, Eden Project, Co-operative Banking Group and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance.

Responsibilities

On a daily basis your varied role will include:

  • Proactively and reactively ensuring the agreed test activities are delivered as planned.
  • Working collaboratively with the delivery team to define and clarify the requirements they have of the testing service.
  • Conducting tests; preparing test plans, test scripts and test data; performing system and regression testing, and assisting clients with user acceptance testing.
  • Recording, assigning and prioritising bugs through a central bug tracking system, tracing the issues back to the original requirements.
  • Reporting test results back to the Head of Delivery and QA to help manage quality across the company.
  • Developing and enhancing current test practices and approaches to introduce improved ways of working. Ensuring each improvement delivers rational development of the team’s overall methodology.

All employees must successfully complete a full DBS via BackCheck and provide references from current and previous employer

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your CV and covering letter, quoting reference Ltest17e to hr@msmsoftware.com. A full job description is available on request.

All employees must successfully complete a full DBS via BackCheck and provide references from current and previous employer

WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES 

 

Test Analyst

Manual, QA, ISTQB, Training budget, flexible working

Exeter

Up to £25,000 + paid overtime

We are currently looking to recruit a Test Analyst to join our expanding team as they embark on new and existing projects.  You will be responsible for conducting a full life cycle QA, testing new bespoke systems and a portfolio of systems we support.

Skills and Experience

  • Commercial testing experience in XHTML, XML, JavaScript, C#, SQL and similar web technologies
  • MS Windows, MS Office, Internet Explorer and using simple SQL to interrogate databases.
  • Your testing expertise must cover windows and web based applications.
  • Prior experience working as part of an Agile and/or Waterfall software development team.
  • You should be a dynamic, clear and a flexible thinker with the ability to understand and communicate highly complex issues.
  • You will be diligent with a focus on detail and accuracy and an ability to work on multiple projects with good communication skills. You must be organised and good at time management.
  • Outstanding oral and written English are essential even when working under time pressure

Ideally you will be degree educated, with the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Certificate MSM Software have a commitment to training and will enhance your career with professional qualifications

MSM Software Solved help clients resolve bespoke software needs through our software development and support services. Established in 1998 we have developed particular expertise in the third sector and financial services, however our varied skills set sees us assisting organisations across a range of sectors. Our clients include The National Trust, The Royal British Legion, Eden Project, Co-operative Banking Group and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance.

Responsibilities

On a daily basis your varied role will include:

  • Proactively and reactively ensuring the agreed test activities are delivered as planned.
  • Working collaboratively with the development and support teams to define and clarify the requirements they have of the testing service.
  • Conducting tests; preparing test plans, test scripts and test data; performing system and regression testing, and assisting clients with user acceptance testing.
  • Recording, assigning and prioritising bugs through a central bug tracking system, tracing the issues back to the original requirements.
  • Reporting test results back to the QA / Test Manager to help manage quality across the company.
  • Developing and enhancing current test practices and approaches to introduce improved ways of working. Ensuring each improvement delivers rational development of the teams overall methodology.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is depending on experience plus paid overtime when authorised, a budget for training, flexible working and a competitive benefit package.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your CV and covering letter, to hr@msmsoftware.com. A full job description is available on request.

All employees must successfully complete a full DBS via BackCheck and provide references from current and previous employer.

WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES 

 

Test Analyst – Exeter

3 Month contract for 37.5 hours a week

Essential Skills

We are looking for a Test Analyst who will be responsible for conducting full life cycle QA and testing a portfolio of bespoke systems.  With experience with XHTML, XML, JavaScript, SQL (including SSRS), WinForms and similar web technologies you will have commercial experience in a test engineer role and a strong understanding of the tools, techniques and process involved.

The ideal candidate will be degree educated, with the ISTQB-BCS Certified Tester Foundation Certificate or better and a strong background in testing, preferably in a software house environment.  As a dynamic, clear and flexible thinker you will have the ability to understand and communicate highly complex issues and be diligent with a focus on detail and accuracy.

If you are able to work on multiple projects to tight deadlines with good diplomacy, communication and interpersonal skills, and are a proactive and supportive team player with a passion for Software Testing and Quality Assurance we want to hear from you. 

You will have up to date knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, Internet Explorer and using simple SQL to interrogate databases; your testing expertise must cover windows and web based applications.

You must be organised and good at time management. Excellent written and verbal English is essential, as well as strong communication skills at all business levels.

Responsibilities

On a daily basis your varied role will include:

  • Proactively and reactively ensuring the agreed test activities are delivered as planned.
  • Working collaboratively with the development and support teams to define and clarify the requirements they have of the testing service.
  • Conducting tests; preparing test plans, test scripts and test data; performing system and regression testing, and assisting clients with user acceptance testing.
  • Recording, assigning and prioritising bugs through a central bug tracking system, tracing the issues back to the original requirements.
  • Reporting test results back to the QA / Test Manager to help manage quality across the company.

This job spec sets out the main areas of responsibility.  We expect anyone joining a small company like MSM to be flexible and to do any work required.

Rate

£200 - £250 per day subject to skills

Start date:

Hours: 37.5 per week, 7.5 hours per day based at our office in Exeter.

All contractors must pass a DBS check and provide 2 recent references.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your CV and covering letter, to hr@msmsoftware.com. A full job description is available on request.

All employees must successfully complete a full DBS via BackCheck and provide references from current and previous employer.

WE DO NOT WELCOME CALLS OR CVS FROM AGENCIES 

 

Sales and Marketing Executive

Exeter £18k - £28k OTE.    

We have a fantastic opportunity to kick-start your career in Sales or Marketing AND earn commission. 

If you are enthusiastic about marketing and understand what makes businesses tick, have sales or marketing experience, preferably in the technology sector we would like to hear from you.

The Company

MSM Software Solved help clients resolve bespoke software needs through our software development and support services. Established in 1998 we have developed particular expertise in the third sector and financial services, however our varied skills set sees us assisting organisations across a range of sectors. Our clients include The National Trust, The Royal British Legion, Eden Project, Co-operative Banking Group and Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance.

The Role

Marketing responsibilities will include:

  • Turning key messaging into engaging email campaigns to nurture leads through the purchase funnel.
  • Updating the company website using the Umbraco CMS.
  • Help organise client events and webinars with follow up communications.
  • Be involved in new marketing initiatives and spotting trends to help the company grow.

Sales responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and pre-qualify opportunities for Software Solved solutions in existing and new accounts. 
  • Cold calling (10 to 15 hours per week) will form part of this job and will require analysis of your target market to identify the best prospects, as well as collaboration with Business Development and Customer Service Managers to identify targeted accounts.
  • Follow-up calls to support marketing campaigns.

Essential Expertise:

  • An understanding of the difference between off-the-shelf products and bespoke software would be an advantage.
  • Strong communication, written and interpersonal communication skills and high attention to detail. 

Desirable:

  • Ideally a computer-based or business-related degree.  This is not essential as long as you can demonstrate a passion for marketing and technologies.

If this sounds like you please send your CV to hr@softwaresolved.com.  A full job description is available on request.  

All successful employees must complete a full BackCheck and DBS.  

WE DO NOT WELCOME CVS FROM AGENCIES

 

 

 

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