Awaken eLearning and Compliance

Application Closing Date: 13/03/2018

Senior .NET Architect/Developer

We are Awaken, a customer focused e-learning and risk management company specialising in
building flexible and innovative software solutions. No stranger to leading the way in our industry,
we build products and platforms for a variety of clients including leading global financial
institutions, government agencies, higher education institutes and a wealth of other private sector
Over the last decade we have built a reputation in the market for delivering bespoke client
solutions powered by our integrity, trust, user friendly interfaces and outstanding customer service.
We have a client retention rate of 98% and our business is growing by an average 20% a year, with
new markets and opportunities opening in 2018/19. This includes the launch of our Amsterdam
based branch and two new software solutions launching this March.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Architect/Developer .NET and Web Applications
professional to join our team. Reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will have between
5 to 10 years experience. You will play a key role in defining our product development strategy,
including managing remote development teams and work with our MD and clients to transform
their vision into a reality. Ideally you will be looking for the opportunity to grow and advance your
knowledge and expertise and seize the opportunity to become a strategic member of our senior
management team. We would like to recruit someone with the drive, commitment and ambition to
become our Head of Development within a couple of years.
Our flexible working environment means you will be able to work from home and enjoy an
unlimited holiday allowance, with a minimum of 28 days annual leave per year, plus annual bonus
based on individual and company performances, as well as the long term opportunity to become
part of Board and receive additional incentives and rewards for long term service, including
shares. We are open to include flexible working hours (minimum equivalent of three days per
Our software is delivered through a SaaS/Cloud delivery model and developed using the Microsoft
Development Stack – ASP.NET, C#, Microsoft SQL Server – as well as HTML, CSS and
The requirements for the position are as follows:


• Microsoft ASP .NET WebForms, MVC, WebAPI
• Telerik RAD UI Controls
• C# with strong Object Orientation design and implementation
• HTML and CSS
• Javascript, including AJAX, jQuery and VueJS
• NHibernate
• Microsoft SQL Server with advanced SQL and T-SQL
• SQL Server Reporting
• SAML SSO Integration and Implementation for ADSF, Shibboleth
• Internet Information Server
• Powershell scripting
Disciplines and Methodologies
• Agile development
• Requirements gathering and analysis
• Systems analysis and design
• Domain Driven Design and Code First development
• OO Design Patterns
• Data Modelling

You will be required to pass a DBS and credit record check as well as provide full references a

verification of your previous professional and academic experience.
We will not be able to consider candidates not already based in the EU and with ability to travel
and work in the UK or forwarded by recruitment agencies.

To apply please submit your CV with cover letter to