Graduate Software Engineer ( UK - Gateshead )

Job Title: Graduate Software Engineer
Department: Development
Reporting to: Development Team Lead
Contract Type: Permanent 
Date: November 2016


Position Overview

  • Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) is the market leader in developing and delivering fully integrated business management solutions for distributors, suppliers, resellers, wholesalers and merchants. Our mission is simple: to design, implement and support high performance systems that enable our customers to source effectively, stock efficiently, sell profitably and service competitively.
  • As a member of the Software Engineering department you will be involved in the full software lifecycle developing software as part of a project team to create the next generation of our products.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write code for new features to deliver against specified requirements
  • Maintenance of existing features, including defect fixing
  • Design small software components that form part of a larger solution
  • Conduct unit testing of own code, fixing errors before submitting to integration and system test
  • Submit code to peer reviews and modify code in line with the feedback received
  • Provide clear updates on progress against assigned tasks
  • Escalate any problems and exceptions in a timely manner, with suggested solutions or workarounds
  • Provide time estimates for allocated tasks
  • Work as part of a project team of software engineers, testers and Business Analysts


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