Senior Developer (VB6)
Remote
Full Time
Posted: 2020-07-08

About Ascent:

Ascent Software is an exciting, newly formed group and a premier provider of digital transformation projects to global corporate client bases including Bosch, G4S, Hive, BT, BDO, RSM amongst others. These companies entrust us with delivering their digital journey in the best possible way and we achieve this by empowering our teams to develop fantastic solutions and by applying our agile processes to every project. The business’s main development centers are in Bulgaria, Malta and UK, with 350 developers spread across 20 countries.

Our Culture:

  • World class delivery and attention to detail
  • Strong customer focus
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Can-do approach
  • Positive attitude towards change
  • Quick and eager to learn
  • Highly collaborative

 

The Role:

Ascent is looking for a highly motivated Senior VB6 Developer. The successful candidate will form part of a team supporting and adding features to our logistics product deployed at a number of clients around the globe.

 

Required skills and qualifications:

  •   At least 5 years of software development experience in VB6
  •   Strong initiative and ownership
  •   Excellent knowledge of VB6 and SQL Server
  •   Strong analytical and logical thinking abilities
  •   Strong problem solving and diagnostic skills
  •   Excellent communication skills.  Able to convey information effectively and an active listener
  •   Experience in source control and collaboration tools like GIT and Azure DevOps
  •   Experience in working in an Agile team
  •   Strong team player who can understand the dynamics of a team
  •   A can do approach.  Flexible and able to provide effective solutions
  •   Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task with a strong attention to detail

 

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the design and development choices made during the delivery of the project
  • Collaborate with the product owner to refine backlog items
  • Applying independence and creativity to problem solving across backlog items.
  • Manage code reviews (pull requests) ensuring quality code.
  • Involved and vocal in the agile ceremonies.
  • Identify, review and mitigate technical risk, issues and impediments
  • Remove impediments which could block the development with respect to technology aspects

 

Why join Ascent:

  • Ascent Software is on an upward trajectory to become a leading European provider of digital transformation with very clear targets on how to get there. Your role with us will help drive your career path upwards
  • We have an open and friendly environment and commitment to empowering employee growth through training/upskilling
  • We are a fast-growing company with modern offices in good locations
  • You will be involved in delivering exciting technology projects to leading global clients across the world
  • We offer competitive salaries with a clear progression path
  • We have great employee benefits such as health insurance, vouchers, sport activities cards, relax area with foosball, darts, ps4, regular team buildings and company events and others

Our customers.

We love what we do and we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses: from smart home devices, space exploration and beer to manufacturing, finance, ecology and logistics.

Converting in-bar customers to online consumers for better business.

BREWDOG

Pouring beer

Democratising data to engage new communities & develop the blue economy.

THE CROWN ESTATE

Parablennius

Empowering Tropic Ambassadors with seamless selling experiences.

TROPIC SKINCARE

Face mask

Delivering the horizontal scale to expand into new medical research fields.

HANSON WADE

Research

Helping Hive make life easier for its home automation customers.

HIVE

Thermostat

Our Customers

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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Career Progression

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