Systems Developer

Location: Manchester |
Salary: Competitive |
Posted: 10 Jan 2022 |
Closes: 16 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/MS/2242


Job Introduction:

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time, permanent Software Developer to join our team in Manchester.  As a Software Developer you will be responsible for developing, maintaining, integrating, supporting and contributing to the development of the systems which underpin the G4S Electronic Monitoring Service. In return, you will receive a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a contributory pension scheme and life assurance.


Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our acquisition of G4S in 2021 expands our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through our vast network of more than 800,000 employees, we leverage global best practices in communities all over the world. Operating in around more than 80 countries with revenues of $18 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit

Role Responsibility:

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Working with colleagues to undertake logical and technical systems design activity.
  • Carry out development in accordance with the agreed requirements and development standards
  • Develop, maintain and unit test of software deliverables
  • Continuous integration and deployment using  TFS / Jenkins toolset
  • Focus on low risk, minimal downtime deployments into the production platform.
  • Work with colleagues to develop Test Automation solutions using tools including Selenium and PostMan
  • Working in an Agile team with IT Systems Delivery colleagues 
  • Support the ongoing provision of 24x7 IT services through the handling of operational incidents, problems and undertaking root cause analysis.

The Ideal Candidate:

Our ideal candidate would be a self-starter and strong team player, with a professional attitude and the ability to work with Business Analysts and Front-end Developers in ensuring all software integration is achieved in a consistent and effective manner.  They will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key Competencies

  • Engaging inspiring and developing people
  • Focusing on the customer
  • Working collaboratively
  • Leading with professionalism and integrity
  • Driving Superior performance

Skills and Knowledge


  • Background of C# & .NET development
  • CI/CD using Jenkins
  • SQL Skills
  • Web API and MVC
  • Agile Methodology


  • AWS / Containers experience
  • Passion and a strong work ethic
  • Legacy windows COM+
  • Microsoft TFS

Please note, this role does not qualify for a visa under the current Government guidelines therefore to be considered for this role you must already have the right to work in the UK. Re-location costs will not be granted. You must live within reasonable commuting distance of Manchester.

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