Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Lead Software Developer, Dalkeith

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and Newcastle from 8 sites, the NWH Groups vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On our mission to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Leisure, Retail and construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, transporting materials to our Material recycling facilities where we produce a valuable product such as cardboard, Paper, Washed sands, Biomass for energy and animal bedding.

The business is now primed for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances and we are recruiting to increase our team to deliver this vision.

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which are an imperative of the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business who puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and always strive to deliver that local service whilst being part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we might have the position for you.

An exciting new role has now been created within the business of Lead Software Developer within our IT function based at our Head Office in Dalkeith, Midlothian. Reporting to the Chief Technical Officer, the Lead Software Developer will be responsible for the continuous development of software applications to drive the digital transformation currently taking place at NWH Group.

The successful candidate will be skilled in programs such as NodeJS, Angular 2+, JavaScript, Typescript, MySQL, CSS, HTML5, Linux administration and scripting, GIT and ideally have knowledge of DevOps, Agile and Waterfall methodology, SCSS or LESS, and Azure.

This is a full-time position, paying a salary of up to £35,000 per annum dependant on experience. Although a driver is not essential, it would be beneficial given the location of our premises.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Solution Design for new software requirements

·         Continue to develop our internal operational software to aid with the management of customer orders for our fleet of HGV drivers.

·         Work closely with our internal business analyst and project manager to architect and deliver solutions to the agreed deadlines.

·         Accurately estimating development time required for projects.

·         Be responsible for the internal support of internally developed software.

·         Designing and maintaining the appropriate test and production environments.

·         Ensuring the adherence to technical best practices

·         Supervise, mentor, and develop our team of two Software Developers


Experience Required:

·         Supervising a team of developers.

·         Developing solutions on Microsoft Azure

·         Integrating systems with Microsoft Dynamics 365

·         Developing mobile apps for the Android platform

·         A good understanding of user interface design

·         Solution Design experience

·         Experience working with Power BI would be advantageous but not necessary


To apply for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer. 

No Agency assistance required.

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