Senior Software Developer - Full Stack

Salary & Benefits: £46,681 - £58,352 per annum dependant on experience, annual bonus, attractive pension scheme (Up to 10% company contribution), life assurance cover of 4 times pensionable salary and 25 days annual leave, bank holidays, plus a wellness day and development opportunities in line with the Senior Software Developer progression plan. We also offer a fantastic flexible benefits package, where you can choose from benefits such as health cash plan scheme, critical illness insurance, dental insurance, life assurance flex and partner cover.  Colleagues also have access to a retail savings scheme, online GP service, cycle to work scheme, gym membership discounts and many more!


Location: Bradford, Buttershaw, BD6 2SZ / Hybrid / Remote Working 


Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. 


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Developer to join the TEC Team at Yorkshire Water and be a part of helping Yorkshire Water to provide the best service to our customers. Could this be you?


What we do:

Everyone has an idea of what a water company does. Here in Yorkshire, we make sure that over 5.4 million people living in the region and the millions of people who visit our region each year, can rely on our services, and have clean and safe drinking water on tap and that their wastewater is taken away. But for us, it’s so much more than this.

We look after communities, protect the environment, and plan to look after Yorkshire’s water, today, tomorrow 24/7, 365 days a year. We provide essential water and wastewater services to every corner of the Yorkshire region, and play a key role in the region’s health, wellbeing, and prosperity. 

New environmental legislation, unprecedented levels of investment and changing expectations from customers means that this is an exciting time to discover opportunities within the water industry. Tec are a key part of how we plan to meet the changing expectations of customers and regulators.  


Our Senior Software Developer will help Operations with 3rd line support activities working on modern applications built with a React frontend and .NET (C#) based APIs deployed on Azure Cloud. There will also be opportunities to work on end-to-end new development projects.  

You will contribute to, and influence, software development architectures and standards for design, build and implementation of hosted solutions / APIs. Taking a lead technical role on software solution projects you will be responsible for the delivery of best value service aligned to current business demands. The role will also require some face-to-face time with business stakeholders to help understand software solutions and carry out bug root cause analysis.   

Where you fit in:

As our Senior Software Developer, you will


  • Design, develop and test 3rd line software solutions, and all associated integration whilst maintaining and supporting the IT Programme of work. 
  • Contribute to the software development standards and governing adherence to them.
  • Contribute to the technical procurement and adoption standards for commercial services and systems.
  • Demonstrate innovation to exploit existing technologies.
  • Perform a senior development role on software development projects, being accountable for; Identifying technical tasks, Adhering to IT process and Creating high quality detailed technical designs to support overall technical solution.
  • Delivering software services that are: Robust and reliable, secure in nature, compliant with legal requirements of licensing, technically fit for purpose and meet specified service level agreements. 
  • Keep abreast of changes within the software team to enhance the services provided to promote innovation, reduce costs, manage risk and build resilience.
  • Undertake specialist detailed and complex troubleshooting activities within your technical discipline.

What skills & qualifications you will need:


  • Experience of leading the design, development, and delivery of robust and reliable software services, with a proven track record of driving sustainable performance against challenging business targets, in two or more of the following technical disciplines: 
    • Microsoft .NET 6 (C#, ASP.NET, MVC, WCF, etc.) 
    • MS SQL experience including writing SQL scripts.  
    • API development  
    • Strong ReactJS  
    • Experience with REDUX  
    • Experience with class based react components  
    • JavaScript ES6  
    • CSS / SASS  
    • Jest unit testing   
    • Microsoft SQL server (TSQL, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, etc.) 
    • Mobile application development technologies 
  • An excellent understanding of Service Oriented Architecture design that integrate correctly
  • Excellent knowledge of documentation, testing and release management principles with the ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Ability to absorb complex technical information and communicate effectively to all levels, both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Established/proven technical experience gained in a complex and varied environment with knowledge of: Hardware, Software, and/or Hosted Architectures.
  • Highly motivated and self-reliant with a personal drive for continuous development you will have proven analytical and problem-solving abilities and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of the system development lifecycle. 
  • Ability to understand enterprise solutions. 

You will also benefit from having:


  • Extensive knowledge of Yorkshire Water’s major IT services. 
  • Knowledge/Experience of the delivering/configuring various software platforms (e.g., IIS, SQL Server, etc.). 
  • Previous experience in an operational and / or strategic leadership role in a commercially orientated and / or regulated environment. 
  • Previous experience gained within the water or wastewater sectors or within the broader utilities, process or manufacturing industry sectors. 


Although our assets are operational 24 hours a day, 365 days a year the company is committed to support flexible work patterns and job share options, where possible, to give you more control over your time and responsibilities. Whether you have child-care responsibilities or are looking for the ideal work-life balance our flexible options can offer work patterns that suit your needs.

If you’re an experienced Senior Software Developer professional and want to help us deliver exceptional service for our customers whilst protecting the environment, then apply today to find out what a career with Yorkshire Water can offer for you.



We are proud to serve the Yorkshire region and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment that is reflective of the communities we serve. We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. 

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks that will include a Basic Disclosure Check, carried out through a Third-Party Company, prior to commencing employment. Depending on the role, you may also be required to go through the security vetting process for either a Counter Terrorist Check or Security Check clearance.  


Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible. 

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Senior Software Developer