October 2013 POSITION FILLED
Position: C# .NET Software Engineer
Location: Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK
Established in 1999, Speedwell Weather is a successful provider
of weather data, weather forecasts, weather derivative market software, and consultancy
Speedwell is based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK and in Charleston SC, USA. Growth in the number of clients and range of products
has created the need for a further experienced software developer with probability
and statistical skills to work on SWS and data areas.
The candidate will be managed by Dr Michael Moreno, Chief
Technical Architect, in a team of seven talented developers. This
position offers the opportunity to work in an environment where creativity, a strong
work ethic, and an entrepreneurial spirit are highly valued and rewarded.
The position is based in Harpenden.
Our products include:
- Weather data. We have one of the biggest private sector data bases of high quality
worldwide weather data.
- Probabilistic weather
- Recalibrated Data sets which adjust for site discontinuities
Web based tools allowing clients to generate visual reports and process weather
data and forecast information.
- Speedwell Weather System (SWS) for weather derivative
pricing and portfolio management
The ideal candidate will be educated to
degree level in applied mathematics, meteorology, physics or environmental sciences. We
are looking for candidates who are motivated by software and software engineering
at the highest level. Experience in a meteorological, energy or agronomy field is
not a requirement but would be beneficial. The candidate needs to combine good analytics,
strong logic and development skills and be able to work as part of a team of 7 developers
in an agile development environment.
- Help design and implement new functionality – server and client side
maintaining existing applications in C#
- Help the team stay at the forefront
- Client support
- In-house software support
- C# (5 yrs experience) WinForms or
- .Net 4.0
- SQL Server, T-SQL
- Strong logic & analytics
- SQL, TSQL with exposure to VLDB
Test driven development (NUnit)
- Energy, agronomy or meteorological background
Speedwell Weather Limited
Attention: S P Doherty