Senior Analyst Programmer Needed in Manchester

Serial No: 120738
Location: England, United Kingdom - View on map

Our client is a UK based bespoke software and database applications development company that provide IT solutions tailored to meet individual business needs.

They require a seasoned Senior Analyst Programmer.

Salary & Benefits

  • £60,000 per annum
  • Extensive Benefits package available


The Role

  • Design, development and testing of functionality required – this would include attending initial development meetings and producing detailed functional specifications
  • Responsibility for other staff during the development and testing phase
  • Supporting the users during the system testing and user acceptance testing of the released code
  • Performing code reviews
  • Providing technical support as required
  • Performance tuning the SQL
  • Dealing with both front end system and back-end processing
  • Analysing any existing processes and enhancing it to cope with any new client requirements.
  • Designing and coding solutions to any live problems encountered
  • Ensuring quality standards are adhered to at all times



  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written. Able to liaise with technical and non-technical staff alike
  • Strong industry experience/knowledge
  • Able to think on their feet
  • Plenty of initiative
  • Confident with clients – able to recognise if you haven’t got the right information from clients and able to ask for it in order to get the complete picture
  • Plenty of business acumen – able to see things from the clients point of view
  • Good/rounded skill set
  • Able to listen to clients and recommend any changes in order to make it more functional for their business – translate their wants into needs!
  • Deciphering and estimating project costs
  • Team mentality – this is a small office so all staff need to be flexible and adaptable
  • Previous experience of supervising/mentoring more junior staff
  • Good understanding of the whole development process – able to handle projects from the “cradle to the grave”