Software Developer

Job Reference: 263951

  • Job Category: Support Services

As the UK's leading equipment rental company, with 190+ Service Centres nationwide and over 3,700 dedicated employees, it's fair to say we pride ourselves on providing excellent service to over 30,000 customers. We offer years of expertise, certified training, a range of added value services and most importantly, a total commitment to ensuring safety at all times/

If you want to work for a company who are fast becoming THE employer of choice in the rental industry and who can offer you great career progression, then apply NOW!!

Please note applications via agencies will not be considered.

  • Location: Warrington
  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • Package: Market Rate

Job overview

A-Plant are the UKs largest and most successful equipment hire business spanning more parts of the sector than any other business in the UK. We are at the leading edge of equipment, safety and innovation within the industry and strive to be at the forefront of technological advancements for ourselves and each of our 30,000 customers. In order to fulfil this position A-Plant have implemented and operated bespoke software solutions designed and built to drive the business forward over the past 30 years.

Roles and responsibilities

We now have opportunities for Software Developers, in our team based at our Warrington Support Office on Birchwood Business Park. You will be responsible for maintaining and developing these internal and customer facing, business critical and innovative applications, in both new and legacy technologies where appropriate. You will also provide exceptional technical support over these applications to ensure any faults are quickly and effectively resolved.

A-Plant operate a bespoke Agile framework based around SCRUM and KANBAN wrapped with Waterfall project management principles at a program level to ensure the correct prioritisation and scoping of deliverables. As a software developer you will be expected to be involved on the normal sprint cycles and planning/review sessions as well as the iterative build, test and deployment as part of your relevant delivery team.

Skills required

As a Software Developer you will need to be Degree Level qualified or above in a related subject (Computer Science etc.) or have demonstrable experience with Professional Certification in relevant Technologies.

You will have demonstrable knowledge and abilities in relevant web technologies:

  • HTML 5
  • CSS
  • MVC/Web Forms
  • C#
  • JavaScript/JQuery/ReactJS
  • Web API
  • T-SQL
  • Classic asp
  • Docker (preferable)
  • Kubernetes (preferable)
  • Coded Unit Tests/Integration tests
  • Azure SaaS /PaaS platforms (preferable)


In return, we can offer a great working environment with a competitive salary and pension scheme and a fantastic flexible rewards programme (including buy and sell annual leave and fantastic retail discounts).