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Senior Excel VBA Developer

Job Reference: 16008GF5

Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits incl nearly £5k package

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Vacancy Posted: 19-02-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Greater London, London

Senior Excel VBA Developer

Working for our global brand client, this is an excellent opportunity to work in a first class environment alongside many talented and passionate professionals. The atmosphere in the organisation is relaxed but focused on delivering quality work throughout. A friendly face will greet you at every opportunity from the reception through to onsite Café at one of their many offices.

Role Responsibilities:

* Line management duties of a small team – including management of employee/team performance and workload, ensuring that the team delivers consistent, valuable software solutions
* Perform an extensive range and variety of complex technical and/or professional work activities in a variety of contexts.
* Heavily contribute to the code base (This is a hands-on coding role)
* Contribute to the evolution of our coding standards plus the build and deploy processes for your chosen technology eco-system
* Identify and pro-actively suggest improvements to the codebase (refactoring)
* Promote good software engineering practices (eg creating high unit test coverage, defensive/performant and secure code, zero defect software, big O notation etc)
* Pro-actively seek out what’s going on in the technology industry and promote a culture of continuouslearning
* Mentor less experienced engineers
* Fully own your software stack by participating in implementation and post-implementation activities
* Absorb new technical information and apply it effectively
* Contribute to technical documentation ensuring it is produced and maintained
* Write clear, maintainable code that will scale across a number of projects and distributed development teams.

Skills required:

* Strong Excel/VBA skills in both Excel formulas/functionality and VBA – V-lookups, pivot tables, dictionaries, collections, error handling, etc. Some exposure to SQL and ADODB would be beneficial as would experience of customising the ribbon.
* Proven experience of developing test scripts/automated tests for Excel workbooks would be advantageous.
* Strong exposure to code management systems (GitHub) and coding standards.
* Develop and implement data collection systems and other techniques that optimise statistical efficiencies and uphold data quality.
* Strong knowledge of MS Office client apps, SharePoint online
* Exposure to MS Azure, C#, Azure Logic Apps, Azure PaaS, Azure SQL etc

Senior Excel VBA Developer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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