Welcome to a company where your ideas count, where your talent is valued and where your dedication is rewarded. Welcome to Ballard Chalmers.

Open positions

Role: Solution Architect, .NET and Azure

Job Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: East Grinstead (Headquarters)

Salary: £65K – £75K DOE

 

We are looking for a “hands-on” architect who likes to get involved in all aspects of the development cycle. As a principal architect with 15+ years of experience, you should be able to use your knowledge and expertise to provide solutions to complex business problems. 

Essential Skills

  • Strong communication skills and client facing experience
  • Up to date and highly proficient in core Microsoft technologies C#, ASP.NET, T-SQL, MVC, Web API
  • Solid knowledge of single page application design, and frameworks such as Angular 1/2 and React JS
  • Understanding of implementing and managing automated testing
  • Good understanding of the Azure infrastructure and key services such as Azure Functions, Logic Apps, App Services, SQL Azure and CosmosDB
  • Understanding of Lean/Agile methodologies
  • Clear ability to technically mentor, improve & inspire others as the team grows

We are specifically looking for someone that has the ability to:

  • Lead the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software
  • Prepare, review and analyse software specifications for complex products and systems
  • Provide accurate resource, schedule and cost estimating for software development and deployment projects
  • Lead the development, test and integration of complex systems involving multiple teams and third parties
  • Interact with clients and third parties and provide the bridge between technical and non-technical elements of the project delivery

Preferred Experience

  • 15+ years of experience 
  • Microsoft Consultancy Practice (preferable but not required)

This position is for individual application only – strictly no agencies please.

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Role: .NET Developer

Job Type: Contract (6 months initial)

Location: East Grinstead (Headquarters)

Salary: £325 – £350 per day

 

We are looking for a .NET Developer familiar with the development of single-page applications using Angular or ReactJS and REST APIs. Strong SQL and C# skills are a necessity and should also be familiar with working in an Agile environment.

Essential Skills

  • C#
  • SQL Server
  • Web API
  • JavaScript
  • Angular 1/2 or ReactJS
  • GIT
  • .NET Core
  • Azure services such as Functions, Service Bus and App Services are desirable.

A minimum of 5 years of software development experience is required.

Preferred Experience

  • .NET Development: 5 years

This position is for individual application only – strictly no agencies please.

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Role: Trainee Systems Administrator Apprentice

Job Type: Permanent, full-time

Location: East Grinstead (Headquarters)

Salary: £12,000 per annum

 

We are looking for a Systems, Applications and Network Administrator to work at a leading Microsoft Gold Partner that specialises in .NET development, SQL Server, SharePoint and BizTalk.

The role will include configuration and management of:

  • Internal and cloud-based Windows Servers, Office 365, desktops and tablet devices
  • Line of business applications including SharePoint and MS CRM
  • Azure

Successful candidates will have some experience in the management of Windows Server and will be working towards an MSCE qualification.

The role would suit a trainee with experience either in development or Microsoft 365 IT systems that wants broaden their knowledge and take on a more challenging role.

Essential Skills

  • Good client communication skills
  • Some experience with managing Windows Server

Preferred Experience

  • Circa 1-2 years prior experience is expected although we are open to candidates that can demonstrate the ability to progress quickly.

This position is for individual application only – strictly no agencies please.

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Letter from our Managing Director

Ballard Chalmers takes pride in consistently delivering top-quality services for our clients. We value our employees’ and associates’ innovation and we have a keen interest in the personal and technical development of our staff. We understand that an organisation is only the sum of its people and technical people need new challenges!

By maintaining these core people-based values as we have grown, we have built an excellent organisation that consistently achieves great results and we are all proud of our team.

Together we have created a really good environment to work in including the office based here in Sussex, client-site contracts in London and elsewhere, as well as home-working opportunities which we always support where we can.

You are welcome to apply to join us and be a part of an expanding, successful company and great team to work in – we are always looking for exceptional people.

Andrew Chalmers
MD Ballard Chalmers