C# / .NET Software Engineer (Contract)

Instil Software Belfast Freelance
Salary Competitive
Instil develop software solutions and provides training to technology companies across the globe. We help clients bring product to market, and enable their teams to produce better outcomes. Founded in 2005, with a background in writing compilers and low-level systems software, Instil's engineers now work on cloud, mobile and desktop software solutions for clients globally. We work across a range of domains including medical, fintech, audio, government and security.

Working as part of a small pod (3-6 devs), you will be responsible for the design, development and delivery of a highly scalable, multi-tenant, cloud native SaaS product in Azure.


This is a challenging engineering project in a really interesting domain. You will need to know what you are doing, but working as part of a strong team, it’s also an opportunity for you to learn.


Your software will have to perform and scale with demand. The team value pragmatic agility, taking responsibility, automated testing, clean code and getting stuff done.


You will be expected to lead by example and you will spend most of your time writing code. But you will also get a lot of autonomy to do what you think is right.


Key Responsibilities

  • Design, architect and deliver a robust, resilient, performant cloud native product into production

  • Write and test great code on a daily basis

  • Work across all parts of the development stack, frontend and backend.

  • Get stuff done, but great care and attention

Need to have

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the software industry

  • Demonstrable expertise of C#, .NET, .NET Core, ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core

  • An exceptional understanding of how to create and test clean code

  • Excellent academic qualifications and communication skills, written and verbal

  • A keen eye for detail and a relentless focus on quality which should be reflected in your outputs

  • Eligible to live and work in the UK

Good to have

  • Experience with SqlServer, Entity Framework and EF Core

  • Experience using Angular (7/8/8+), React or Vue

  • Experience using TypeScript

  • Experience using Azure DevOps

  • Experience developing cloud native application in Azure

  • Excellent understanding of emerging technologies and best practices

  • Evidence of contribution to a personal or open source project

  • Client facing experience and heads-down attitude

  • Experience of agile processes - planning, grooming, demo, retro, story points, burndown, etc

We offer

  • Excellent daily rates (based on experience and sector)

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

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Working at
Instil Software

Instil is a software engineering consultancy that specialises in the creation of bespoke software solutions and training for some of the biggest names in the software industry. Instil builds resilient, scalable, mission-critical software systems for technology companies across the globe. Founded in 2005, Instil's cloth was cut in the world of compilers and enterprise software. Today, we work across a broad range of technology and industries - Java, Kotlin, C#, mobile, cloud, telecoms, medical, and finance. As a team, we share a passion for software engineering excellence and creating software that transforms how our clients work and makes a difference to the world we live in. Our Services: - Software Development - Consulting - Training

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