Software Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the IS department as a Software Developer at Innovia Films, an Innovative Global Supplier of Specialty BOPP Packaging & Labelling Solutions based at Wigton, Cumbria.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary (£22,000-£45,000) based on experience
  • Long term progression opportunities
  • Pension Scheme matched 9%
  • 25 Days holiday
  • Health shield Care Cash Plan

Working as part of a small team that covers a range of roles, from developing bespoke systems, managing our ERP system, through to developing our BI & Analytics platform, primarily, the Software Developer will:
  • Design and develop bespoke web applications used throughout the business
  • Automate business processes using RPA tools
  • Assist in the translation of business objectives and requirements into functional solutions
  • Identify areas for process improvements.
  • Develop and implement technical solutions based on existing technologies.
  • Research and recommending new approaches and technologies to improve business productivity
  • Advising on “Buy” vs “Build” decisions
  • 2nd line technical support where required
  • Collect and analyse data to optimize performance
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Supporting and handing over skills to other members of the team
  • Key role in projects, including project management
  • Interaction with, and management of external partners

Technical Skills
  • Strong understanding of OOP, ORM, software architecture, design best practices/patterns (Java, J2EE, Spring, XHTML, Faces, Hibernate, Eclipse)
  • Source Control (Git, Bitbucket)
  • Systems Analysis, Design, and Modelling (UML)
  • Experience one or more Relational Database Technologies (Informix, SQL Server, Oracle) – Query optimisation, schema design.
  • RPA processes and tools (Automation Anywhere)

Soft Skills/Education
  • Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field at least 3 years relevant experience
  • Have good oral and written communication skills
  • Motivated to learn (formal education will be considered)
  • Proactive and positive
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Manage own workload
  • Resilient and adaptable, able to deal with changing priorities
  • Open and honest
  • Self-motivated but willing share knowledge within an existing team
  • Approachable
  • Looking for a long-term position
What we can offer you?
Innovia is driven by its core values, accountability, excellence, and teamwork. These are at the heart of everything we do. We are a very people-oriented organisation and feel part of the local community. You will join a multi-disciplined team that develops, maintains, and provides end-user support for bespoke/off-the-shelf systems, and a BI Analytics platform across all departments of a manufacturing company.

Additional benefits:
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership at a local Wigton gym
If you are interested in this position, in the first instance, please send your CV together with a note of your current salary to Mrs A Walker, HR Manager, Innovia Films Ltd., Station Road, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9BG, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0) 16973 42281

Please note anyone invited to an interview will be asked to complete an Application Form and an Equal Opportunities Form.

Closing Date: Monday 21st June 2021