Careers at upriseVSI

As a fast growing web development and technology company with big ambitions, we’re always on the look-out for bright, like-minded individuals. If you have a passion for everything digital and tech and enjoy a challenge, then this could be the place for you. 

But it’s not all about your CV. We want people with the right attitude who'll fit into our team and add to our friendly, open and honest culture.

What's in it for you?

Apart from working with a great bunch of people, these are some of the
benefits that we provide

A competitive salary that matches your skills and experience

Training to keep you at the forefront of the industry

Free parking

Childcare voucher scheme 

Regular staff social events 

Free tea and coffee
(and regular cakes!)

Current Vacancies

Job Title: Experienced Software Tester

Location: Cardiff

Start date: ASAP

Package: £23-26k per annum (depending on experience)

Is attendtion to detail important to you? We're looking for someone who’s bright, thorough and a stickler for perfection to join our Technical Support and Testing team Hopefully, you also spotted our intentional mistake!

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What you’ll be doing

This is an opportunity to work with one of Wales’ fast-growing technology companies on exciting brands and projects and support our growing customer base.   

The role will include:

  • Planning, carrying out and documenting the testing of software
  • A thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle and quality assurance’s role in it
  • Communicating significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and providing recommended process improvements
  • Working closely with other areas of the business to understand the system’s functional and non-functional requirements
  • Testing each website and the user-experience functions of various projects
  • Software testing of back-office applications and systems
  • Developing our testing process
  • Managing and obtaining customer approval/sign-off
  • Quality control and project release to customers

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Work closely with the development team on client development requests and issues
  • Report to the Project Manager
  • Assist with other duties as required
  • Understand testing methodologies
  • Multi-task and be calm under pressure
  • Be focused on quality and project timescales

They will also have:

  • A team-orientated attitude with great communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • A very keen eye for detail
  • Good written English skills
  • Confidence and enthusiasm in embracing new technologies and learning new skills

Desirable skills include:

  • HTML basic knowledge
  • CSS basic knowledge
  • Experience in using Content Management Systems

What we’re offering

  • Salary £23-26k (depending on experience)
  • Pension
  • Free Car Parking
  • Training and support
  • Great progression opportunities
  • Regular social activities
  • City centre location
  • All the tea and coffee you can drink!

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Job Title: Senior Full Stack Developer

Location: Central Cardiff

Start date: ASAP

Package: Salary is competitive and dependant on experience.

We are looking for a Senior Developer to join our experienced and growing team of developers. This is an excellent opportunity to broaden your experience and development skills within the IT industry, working within one of Wales’ fastest growing companies, with further ambitions to grow and develop our own software products.

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We are looking for a Senior Developer to join and manage our experienced and growing team of developers.  You’ll be working on exciting local, national and international brands as well as helping to develop our own suite of technology products. Primary responsibilities include designing and developing web-based applications, databases and API integration alongside daily coordination & communication with the rest of the team. Working under your own direction, or with a project team, it is important you can meet targets and deadlines whilst remaining objective and passionate about innovative technology.

You will need minimum 10-15 years’ experience working with the Microsoft full stack of technologies; Azure, MS SQL, C# .NET & IIS.

You’ll need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Development experience with .NET, C#, XML, JSON, RESTful & SOAP APIs.
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS and JavaScript (JQuery).
  • Database experience with MS SQL, database design and optimisation.
  • Native Development of mobile apps, ideally using Xamarin through visual studio
  • Coding standards and best practice guidelines, and test methodology.
  • A degree in Software or Computing.
  • Team management
  • Team development, training and mentoring

We’re also looking for the following:

Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience developing enterprise scale applications.

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Keen to learn new technologies, and introduce them to the business.
  • Work as part of an Agile development team, with good communication skills.
  • Skills in business analysis, ability to capture requirements and provide technical specs.
  • Logical thinker; ability to resolve complex problems and research solutions.

This is an excellent opportunity to broaden your experience and development skills within the IT industry, working within one of Wales’ fastest growing companies, with further ambitions to grow and develop our own software products.  Our focus is on delivering the highest quality and web applications and we are looking for the right person to join our team and grow with us.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary (dependent on experience)
  • New City Centre Office Location
  • Free Car Parking
  • Quiet working environment (head phones permitted)
  • Laid back dress code
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Great career progression opportunities

 

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Job Title: Full Stack Developer

Location: Cardiff Central

Start date: ASAP

Package: Salary dependant on experience + pension + bonus.

It’s time for a new challenge! We are looking for a Web Developer to join our experienced and growing team of developers. You’ll be working on exciting website and application projects, as well as helping us develop our own suite of technology products. This is a great place to establish your career as a first-class developer, working on a wide range of projects.

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You’ll be working on exciting website and application projects, as well as helping us develop our own suite of technology products. This is a great place to establish your career as a first-class developer, working on a wide range of projects.

You will need minimum 3 years’ experience and preferably 5-7 years working with the Microsoft stack of technologies; Azure, MS SQL, C# .NET & IIS.

You’ll need to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Development experience with .NET, C#, XML, JSON, RESTful & SOAP APIs.
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS and JavaScript (JQuery).
  • Database experience with MS SQL or MySQL, database design and optimisation.
  • Native Development of mobile apps, ideally using Xamarin through visual studio
  • Coding standards and best practice guidelines, and test methodology.

We’re also looking for the following:

  • A keen eye for functional design and excellent attention to detail.
  • Logical thinker; ability to resolve problems, research solutions and draw on expertise
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Keen to learn new technologies, and introduce them to the business.
  • Work as part of an Agile development team, with good communication skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to broaden your experience and knowledge within the IT industry, working within one of Wales’ fastest growing companies, with further ambitions to grow and develop our own products.

We pride ourselves on being a diverse bunch of friendly tech-heads and dev-geeks. If you’ve got a passion for technology and a love for DevOps that’s bordering on the extreme, you’re just who we’re looking for.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary (dependent on experience)
  • Buzzing City Centre Office Location
  • Free Car Parking
  • Quiet working environment (head phones permitted)
  • Laid-back dress code
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Great career progression opportunities

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Job Title: Front End Web Developer

Location: Cardiff

Start date: Immediate

Package:

We’re looking for a talented Front End Web Developer to join our team of web and application developers. Based in our office in Cardiff, you’ll be working on web projects for national and international brands, as well as helping to develop our own suite of technology products including the award-winning thinkBooker.

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What were looking for

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of HTML, CSS and JavaScript with awareness of the latest advancements in each field
  • MS SQL, MySQL
  • Experience with .NET, C#, XML, JSON
  • Coding standards and best practice guidelines
  • Familiarity with test methodology

 Any of the following would be beneficial but are not essential:

  • Experience with pre-processors (SASS, LESS, Slim, etc)
  • Experience of JavaScript frameworks and libraries (Angular, React)
  • Experience of building SPAs
  • Interaction design techniques
  • A degree in subjects relating to Software or Computing
  • MVC experience

What you'll bring to us

  • Minimum of 3 years’ front end development experience
  • A keen eye for design and excellent attention to detail
  • Logical thinker; ability to resolve problems in a calm and effective manner, knowing when to escalate issues to a higher authority
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workloads
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Keen to learn new technologies, and introduce them to the business
  • A team player who is happy to 'muck-in' whenever needed

What were offering 

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
  • Pension
  • Bonus scheme
  • City Centre location close to trains and buses
  • Free parking
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Regular social events
  • As much tea and coffee as you can drink

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Job Title: Senior Digital Designer

Location: Cardiff

Start date: ASAP

Package: Competitive Salary (dependent on experience) + Pension + Bonus Scheme + More

We’re looking for a creative and talented individual, who has experience in conceptual and digital design across all channels, to join our design team. Working across desktop, mobile, responsive, content and social design, customer experience and customer journeys, you will be a key player in shaping, evolving and pushing our creative standards to deliver outstanding results for our clients.

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What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborating with the design and technical teams to deliver innovative and effective digital solutions
  • Taking ownership of creative design, UI and UX projects, constantly pushing yourself to create innovative, unique, clear digital experiences for our customers
  • Working with our creative team to interpret client briefs and to come up with effective digital design concepts
  • Presenting your design ideas and rationales both internally and to clients
  • Liaising with project managers and, when required, directly with clients
  • Working closely with developers to ensure solutions are scalable, accessible and usable
  • Helping ensure a high, consistent quality of creative production is maintained throughout projects
  • Assisting with branding and print projects when required

 

What we’re looking for

  • 5+ years design and UX experience
  • A degree or qualification in design or a design related degree
  • A creative, ideas person who enjoys working in a team environment
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite and web design apps such as Sketch/ Adobe XD/ Framer and InVision
  • A good understanding of UI and UX best practices and the influence on design
  • An understanding of Human Centred Design and an awareness of usability standards
  • A passion for all types of design with awareness of the latest trends, developments and
    technologies within the industry
  • Knowledge of branding and print design is desirable but not essential
  • Ability to deliver work within budget and to set deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to consistently delivering the highest quality of work
  • A positive, can-do attitude with a hard work ethic
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal

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Recruitment Agencies: We work with a select number of trusted agencies and are not looking to expand the list at present. 

Put yourself forward

If there are no suitable jobs available, please feel free to upload your CV. Whether you’re a graduate looking for your first role, an experienced developer, designer or digital marketing specialist, we’re keen to hear from you.

Unfortunately, we can’t respond to everyone but if you look like our type of person, we will keep you in mind for future roles. 

 

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