Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
12 months Contract
No. Of Roles X 7
About Capita | Secure Software and Technology
Capita Software and Technology is part of Capita plc, the UK’s leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.
We are a leading supplier of technology enabled solutions and services to public sector organisations.
Through careful listening and detailed exploration, we build a deep understanding of what our clients and their customers need. Our depth of experience in advising, shaping, implementation and operation combined with our clients’ knowledge allows us to create innovative and transformational solutions that drive down costs and provide better customer experiences.
Purpose of Job:
Capita CCS are a leading supplier of control room solutions for the emergency services and for markets that require high availability communications and control solutions. The DSX range of products provides communication capabilities, allowing operators to communicate with organisation members and the public via telephone, radio, and data based services. The DSX also provides the communications core for all other Capita CCS products, providing ControlWorks and VisionDS with their communication elements.
Over the next 3-5 years Capita CCS will be migrating the DSX and associated products from the UK public services TETRA based communications infrastructure to the next generation of infrastructure. This next generation will provide similar functionality to the existing provision, but will also provide opportunities to augment and expand the Capita CCS products.
Capita communications and control solutions are looking to recruit developers at all levels into their development department. Working on Microsoft technologies in an enterprise environment the successful candidate will be exposed to the full software development lifecycle covering all areas of development. They will have the chance to learn from experienced people and be given the opportunity to genuinely contribute within a strong team environment. Successful candidate will have C++, C# and Windows development experience, but equal importance is placed on the successful candidates having a strong ‘can do’ mind set, along with the personal qualities required to work within a high collaborative, multi-disciplined Agile software development team.
Take part in feature and product backlog item kick off discussion meetings to understand the functionality to be developed
Design, code and unit test the required solution through the full stack through to the server side processes
Participate in development, design and architectural sessions and reviews
Assist in the development of integration and load tests
Take part in defect triage sessions
Support the test analysts with technical input
Work with the team to provide effort estimates for new features to be developed
Support the production of work instructions and the documentation of configuration requirements
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
C++ and C# development
Windows OS level development, including the Windows API and Windows server 2008/2012
Writing multi-threaded software
Experience working on n-tier architecture solutions
Agile software development
Good team player, able to communicate clearly in both spoken and written word, including presentations and demonstrations
Writing automated unit tests with MSTest, CppUnit or similar
TCP/IP application layer development, specifically:
o SIP (Session Initiation Protocol)
o RTP audio streaming
Web services and RESTful APIs
Real time software experience
Telecommunications industry experience
ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products
What’s in it for you?
At Capita, we understand what it is like to work as a Contractor and do everything we can to make it a simple process for you – this includes a dedicated On-Boarding and Extension teams and access to a web based timesheet portal allowing you to submit your timesheets wherever you are. And of course there are plenty of opportunities available throughout Capita.
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