• Posted by Camille Palandjian
  • On 14 June 2016

You will have experience and understanding of the full software development lifecycle with an appreciation or experience of Agile methodologies. Exposure to requirements analysis, high level and detailed design, estimation and planning, team leading, project management, architecture, mentoring, implementing and supporting would all be highly regarded.

You should be able to confidently communicate and contribute to the development team as well as support, testing and implementation teams and senior management. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate practical experience of a number of the following skills, tools and qualifications, ideally in the financial services or insurance industry.

Essential skills:

  • C# or VB.NET
  • Building flexible and configurable Web applications using ASP.NET, MVC 5 and JQuery
  • Designing and implementing web services (WCF and WEB.API) to provide a service oriented architecture
  • Test driven development
  • Understanding of OOP and design patterns
  • .NET 4.0 onwards
  • Ajax
  • Javascript
  • JQuery
  • CSS
  • SQL Server including T-SQL and SSIS
  • Visual Studio 2013/2015

Desirable skills:

  • Experience working in the Financial services or Insurance industry
  • Prince 2 Qualification
  • Enhancing and maintaining Winforms enterprise applications
  • Oracle including PL-SQL
  • N-Hibernate
  • Subversion
  • Continuous Integration (Team City) and Continuous Delivery
  • User Interface design and experience
  • BDD and SpecFlow
  • Build tools
  • Virtualisation
  • UML
  • Business level proficiency of Mandarin/French or any other European language


  • The candidate will likely hold a relevant degree or have relevant work experience
If you think you have what it takes to join the Activus team Please submit your full CV along with current salary details and confirmation that you are eligible to live and work in the UK to