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Career and Job Opportunities

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

We are expanding, there is a huge demand for Azure application modernisation and integration services and we are looking for several additions to the team including Tech Leads, Senior Software Engineers, Tech Presales staff, experienced developers and Development and Project Managers.

Aside from the listed opening below, if you are interested in joining our team please get in touch directly on [email protected].

Open positions

At Ballard Chalmers, you work with experienced professionals at the top of their game. As Microsoft specialists, we are very tech-specific, meaning you can use your deep Microsoft technical expertise to solve a variety of interesting and challenging technical/business requirements. We do not micro-manage and pride ourselves in hiring the best, and then letting you do what you do best.

Role: Senior Software Developer – .NET & Azure

Job Type: Permanent

Ballard Chalmers specialises in software design, development, and ongoing support for enterprise systems on the Microsoft platform for deployment on the Microsoft Cloud, as well as on-premises and hybrid systems. Our areas of expertise are Microsoft .NET & Azure, SQL Server, and BizTalk Server. With over 30 years of industry experience and as a Microsoft Gold Partner with 5 Gold Competencies, we have a well-earned reputation for delivering our expert services.

We are currently looking for several developers experienced in the development of applications using C# .NET for the Azure cloud. We are a leading UK Microsoft Gold Partner Consultancy based in West Sussex near Gatwick.

Job Description

We are looking for a “hands-on” senior developer with solid experience developing applications using C# and .NET for Azure including developing Single Page Web Apps using Web API, Angular and Azure services including App Services, SQL Azure, Blob Storage, Azure AD, etc. Ideally, but not essentially, the successful candidate will have some exposure to Azure DevOps and the creating and managing of Build and Release pipelines. Optionally, as there is a plan to transition to Micro Services in the future, we are interested to hear from C# .NET developers that have exposure to Micro Services, Containerisation, Docker, and the Azure Kubernetes Service.

You should have 7+ years of software development experience and should be able to use your knowledge and expertise to provide solutions to complex business problems.

Essential Skills

  • Highly proficient in core Microsoft technologies C#, .NET Core, Web API.
  • Experience in single-page application design and Angular in conjunction with .NET Web API.
  • Highly proficient in accessing databases from .NET systems using SQL Azure or Oracle PL/SQL.
  • Experience using Azure services including App Services, SQL Azure, Blob Storage and Azure AD.
  • Strong communication skills and client-facing experience.
  • Understanding of Lean/Agile methodologies.

Optional Skills

  • Experience with Azure DevOps CI/CD Build and Release pipelines.
  • Understanding of implementing and managing automated testing.
  • Experience developing C# .NET Containerised applications using .NET Core, Docker, and the Azure Kubernetes Service.

Experience

  • Software Development: 7+ years

 

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

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Role: Senior Software Developer – .NET Oracle

Job Type: Permanent

Ballard Chalmers specialises in software design, development, and ongoing support for enterprise systems on the Microsoft platform for deployment on the Microsoft Cloud, as well as on-premises and hybrid systems. Our areas of expertise are Microsoft .NET & Azure, SQL Server and BizTalk Server. With over 30 years of industry experience and as a Microsoft Gold Partner with 5 Gold Competencies, we have a well-earned reputation for delivering our expert services.

We are currently looking for several senior developers experienced in the development of applications using C# .NET and Oracle PL/SQL.

Job Description

We are looking for a hands-on senior developer with solid experience developing applications using C# and .NET, either Web Apps developed in .NET Web API and MVC or desktop applications developed with .NET WinForms, together with Oracle database servers and PL/SQL. If it is of interest then there will be an opportunity for the successful candidate to work on the future transitioning of these .NET applications to Azure Cloud-based Single Page Web Applications, Micro Services, Containers, Angular and Web API.

You should have 7+ years of software development experience and should be able to use your knowledge and expertise to provide solutions to complex business problems.

Essential Skills

  • Highly proficient in core Microsoft technologies C#, ASP.NET, MVC, Web API, or .NET WinForms.
  • Highly proficient in accessing Oracle databases from .NET systems and in developing PL/SQL.
  • Strong communication skills and client-facing experience.
  • Understanding of Lean/Agile methodologies.

Optional Skills

  • Experience in single-page application design using Angular in conjunction with .NET Web API.
  • Understanding of implementing and managing automated testing.
  • Good understanding of the Azure infrastructure and key services such as App Services, SQL Azure, Azure AD, Containerised applications, and the Azure Kubernetes Service.

Experience

  • Software Development: 7+ years

 

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

Apply now

Role: Senior Developer – BizTalk

Type: Permanent

Ballard Chalmers specialises in software design, development, and ongoing support for enterprise systems on the Microsoft platform for deployment on the Microsoft Cloud, as well as on-premises and hybrid systems. Our areas of expertise are Microsoft .NET & Azure, SQL Server, and BizTalk Server. With over 30 years of industry experience and as a Microsoft Gold Partner with 5 Gold Competencies, we have a well-earned reputation for delivering our expert services.

We are currently looking for a senior developer experienced in the development of integration systems using BizTalk Server and/or Azure Integration Services. We are a leading UK Microsoft Gold Partner Consultancy based in West Sussex near Gatwick.

Job Description

We are looking for a senior developer with solid experience developing integration systems between business systems, trading partners and other services, using BizTalk Server and/or Azure Integration Services. All our new systems integration work is carried out using Azure Integration Services using: Service Bus, Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Storage and Event Hub. We have a number of clients still using BizTalk server and we continue to support those customers and to migrate them from BizTalk to Azure Integration Services.

The successful candidate will have considerable experience in C#, .NET, SQL and BizTalk, exposure to Azure DevOps and the creation of Build and Release pipelines.

You should have 7+ years of software development experience most of which carrying out systems integration work and should be able to use your knowledge and expertise to provide solutions to complex systems integrations.

Education

  • Degree level in a technical subject area.

Essential Skills

  • Highly proficient in core Microsoft technologies C#, .NET, T-SQL.
  • Expert level in developing complex integrations using BizTalk Server.
  • Strong communication skills and client-facing experience.
  • Understanding of Lean/Agile methodologies.

Optional Skills

  • Proficient in developing complex integrations using Azure Integration Services including Service Bus, Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure Storage and Event Hub.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps CI/CD Build and Release pipelines.
  • Experience with the use of ARM Templates to create resources in Azure.

Experience

  • Software Development: 7+ years

 

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

I have been at BC for 3 years and have developed SQL Server Data warehouses, built web apps using C# ASP.NET and  Angular. Developed integration solutions using Azure Integration Services and created build and deployment pipelines using Azure Devops. For the full stack developer you couldn’t ask for a better environment, to be challenged and to push your boundaries, all this within a friendly and supportive team.

Associate Senior Software Engineer – Ballard Chalmers

I am happy to extend – I love you guys!

Software Consultant – Ballard Chalmers

I feel I have grown since working for BC, in my ability to manage the strategy, plans and day-to-day parts of my job. It is not an industry I expected to work in but it has turned out to be very rewarding.

Marketing Coordinator – Ballard Chalmers

Working at Ballard Chalmers gives has given me many opportunities to learn new technologies and work with a wide array of clients. Here’s to another 3 years!

Associate Senior Software Engineer – Ballard Chalmers

The best thing about working at Ballard Chalmers is that I am working with professionals who are at the top of their game, and everyone is fully focussed on ensuring we always do the very best for our clients.

Delivery Manager – Ballard Chalmers

I enjoy working at BC for the flexibility it gives me to balance my job and my charitable work. I am allowed to self-manage and given the responsibility of getting my job done.

Marketing Coordinator – Ballard Chalmers

I like working at Ballard Chalmers because as a small-size company, I can see the processes and internal working of the company and get to work directly with the owners and top management.

Finance & Operations Manager – Ballard Chalmers

I just want to say it’s been an absolute joy working here these past 4 days. It’s such a breath of fresh air, and I’ve been made to feel so welcome by absolutely everybody without fail. I can’t tell you how much that pleases me – I’m really looking forward to working with everyone.

Technical Delivery Manager – Ballard Chalmers

I just realized I’ve already been on a 2-year journey with my BC family after receiving a stunning gift hamper. I sincerely thank you for accepting me into the BC family and for all the encouragement. I love to continue my journey with you. Also, thank you for introducing East Grinstead to my family as it is my hometown now.

Senior Software Developer – Ballard Chalmers

I started as a Support Manager became a Project Manager and now I am the Finance and Operations Manager. I am not just an employee, I don’t feel like it is a job where I just do the day’s work and leave, I am a part of the company.

Finance & Operations Manager – Ballard Chalmers

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