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Windows Application Automation Developer

Job Title: Windows Application Automation Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
REF: 2189
Contact Name: Teo Rusu
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Windows Application Automation Developer


Salary – up to £36,000 + car allowance £4100


Purpose of the Role:

The Windows Application Automation Developer will be responsible for design and development of solutions to support the Windows applications including scheduling applications, internal/external access and archiving solutions, across all necessary environments to meet the business change projects. The function will support the end to end development and deployment process working with other business areas.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Analyse requirements and produce high and low level solution designs
  • Review, develop, implement and maintain design and development standards
  • Design and Development of batch processing to include Control-M schedules & scripts and associated documentation (workflow models, OPINS) and Connect: Direct Processes
  • Adhere to the application development and deployment processes
  • Provide consultancy and coaching to less experienced members of the team and perform code reviews.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in relation to applications/technologies supported and processes owned to the team and the business
  • Complete unit testing of schedules and provide test support
  • Provide 3rd line support within agreed Problem Management and Service Assurance targets
  • Manage time and priorities of allocated projects utilizing resource demand planning tools
  • Co-ordinate the release of scheduled application Fix releases
  • Manage and deliver releases for small to medium projects, effectively within agreed estimates, timescales, quality and budget
  • Lead improvement activities or initiatives with focus on service quality and cost reduction
  • Identify and deliver upon opportunities that improve service quality and enhance performance and efficiency in own department and across the business
  • Identify team and project risks
  • Review and maintain project documentation
  • Operate within our IT Service Management & release management policy and processes
  • Administration and reporting tasks as requested by the manager
  • Adherence to all our IT policies.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Control-M scheduling
  • Excellent knowledge of batch scheduling
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell, Batch scripting and VBScript
  • Knowledge of Project Management, Systems Development and Release Lifecycle methodology
  • Good working knowledge in the use of incident management toolsets and source control software.
  • Excellent Root Cause Analysis & problem solving skills


  • Control-M Administration
  • Previous software development or computer operations knowledge in a Windows environment
  • Languages C#, Dot Net Framework, SQL
  • Experience being a technical lead on a project
  • Understanding of Cheque Clearing processes
  • ITIL V3 foundation
  • Excellent working knowledge of ITIL IT Service Management processes.


If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please feel free to contact Teo on 01908 886 030 or