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GO : Senior Software Developers

Title: Senior Software Developer
Position: Full-time - Permanent
Department: Software Development
Reporting to: Director of Software Development
Location: Cambridge

About us

Well-established software company, Hyperspheric Solutions Ltd is the creator of GO 4 Schools, an online, high-performance, Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that is transforming the way schools across the country collect, manage, visualise, analyse and share their data. We are a growing company building upon our continued success. Our teams are professional, friendly people who pride themselves on delivering first-class software solutions to our end users in a collaborative working environment.

About GO 4 Schools

GO 4 Schools allows staff, students, parents and governing bodies to work with school data to support students' education. As well as the main web site, there is a mobile app for use by students and parents. At present, GO 4 Schools works in tandem with schools' Management Information Systems (MISes), but our plans include the delivery of full MIS functionality within GO 4 Schools itself, to allow schools to use it as their sole information system. We are also working on migrating GO 4 Schools to Microsoft's Azure platform.

Overview of the role

Members of our software development team work in scrum teams in a two-week scrum cycle to deliver enhancements and entirely new features to GO 4 Schools. Each scrum team consists of a senior developer/scrum master plus a mixture of developers and junior developers, and also draws time from our team of testers.

All in the team are involved in the production, review and estimation of effort on user stories and in delivering upon them based on prioritisation agreed with the product owner.

The technologies we use at present include ASP.Net, .Net Framework/Core, C#, Azure, REST/JSON, Xamarin, T-SQL, HTML5 & Javascript, and we automate building and testing where possible.

The culture promoted in the software development team is one of collaboration, continuous improvement and innovation. As a valued employee we will foster the development of your career through training that is tailored to your own needs, whether through in-house training, good mentoring and accredited courses.

As a senior developer you will be responsible for setting and promoting high standards in all aspects of software development through your own software development work, as well as overseeing the work of scrum team members, communicating clearly and concisely with stakeholders about progress and obstacles within sprints and managing your own time effectively.

You are

An experienced software developer who thrives on coordinating a team and using your experience to add real value to the business. You will have a keen desire to develop your skills further while working on a high-quality, high-performance Software as a Service solution. You will have a good degree in Computing, Mathematics, Science or Engineering, and will be a confident communicator with an aptitude for producing innovative solutions working independently and as part of a team.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus public holidays
  • Free on-site parking (for Cambridge office)
  • Flexible working hours, 35 hour working week
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans for public transport
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to with a subject line of Senior Software Developer.

Early applications are encouraged as interviews will take place and the position offered before this date if a suitable candidate is found.

All applicants must provide documentation to show they have the right to work in the UK. No sponsorship is available.

Download the full job description

GO : Software Developers

Title: Software Developer
Position: Full-time - Permanent
Department: Software Development
Reporting to: Director of Software Development
Location: Cambridge

About us

Well-established software company, Hyperspheric Solutions Ltd is the creator of GO4 Schools, an online, high-performance, Software as a Service (SaaS) offering that is transforming the way schools across the country collect, manage, visualise, analyse and share their data. We are a growing company building upon our continued success. Our teams are professional, friendly people who pride themselves on delivering first-class software solutions to our end users in a collaborative working environment.

About GO 4 Schools

GO4 Schools allows staff, students, parents and governing bodies to work with school data to support students' education. As well as the main web site, there is a mobile app for use by students and parents. At present, GO4 Schools works in tandem with schools' Management Information Systems (MISes), but our plans include the delivery of full MIS functionality within GO4 Schools itself, to allow schools to use it as their sole information system. We are also working on migrating GO 4 Schools to Microsoft's Azure platform.

Overview of the role

Members of our software development team work in scrum teams in a two-week sprint cycle to deliver enhancements and entirely new features to GO4 Schools. Each scrum team consists of a senior developer/scrum master plus a mixture of developers and junior developers, and also draws time from our team of testers.

All in the team are involved in the production, review and estimation of effort on user stories and in delivering upon them based on prioritisation agreed with the product owner.

The technologies we use at present include ASP.Net, .Net Framework/Core, C#, Azure, REST/JSON, Xamarin, T-SQL, HTML5 & Javascript, and we automate building and testing where possible.

The culture promoted in the software development team is one of collaboration, continuous improvement and innovation. As a valued employee we will foster the development of your career through training that is tailored to your own needs, whether through in-house training, good mentoring and accredited courses.

You are

An experienced software developer with a keen desire to develop your skills further while working on high-quality, high-performance Software as a Service solutions. You will have a good degree in Computing, Mathematics, Science or Engineering and are a confident communicator with an aptitude for producing innovative solutions working independently as well as part of a team.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus public holidays
  • Free on-site parking (for Cambridge office)
  • Flexible working hours, 35 hour working week
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loans for public transport
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to with a subject line of Software Developer.

Early applications are encouraged as interviews will take place and the position offered before this date if a suitable candidate is found.

All applicants must provide documentation to show they have the right to work in the UK. No sponsorship is available.

Download the full job description