Guernsey Financial Services Commission Guernsey
The Commission relies on IT based information systems in order to function. The Commission has developed a number of bespoke systems in order for us to exercise good and effective regulation across the Bailiwick of Guernsey's Financial Services industry. The maintenance and improvements needed for these systems, together with new development work, is prioritised at our internal Development Prioritisation Committee. In recent years the Commission has focused our investments and staff time on the highest priorities, this has inevitably led to a backlog of IT fixes, development work and additional (desired) work which has been identified for some time. The GFSC is looking for a Systems Developer to join the Commission on a 2-3 year fixed term contract to assist with the above development work. The successful candidate will report into the Head of IT / Online Services. Main duties and responsibilities of the role include: -Working with End Users, Developers, Business Analysts and Project Managers to provide task estimates and discuss technical options. -Understanding and contributing to technical specifications. -Ensuring a high quality standard is maintained in the solutions developed by following coding and testing practices. -Assisting with testing and implementation of the SharePoint and CRM service packs, cumulative updates and version upgrade. -Developing appropriate lifecycle documentation to support the design, and deployments of online services and related systems. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: General 1. Working to ensure the Commission delivers high quality prudential, financial crime and conduct regulation within the Bailiwick of Guernsey including facilitating innovation and discouraging poor quality ventures.* 2. Assisting to protect and enhance the Bailiwick's international reputation and competitive position* within the financial services sector in order to promote a regulatory environment in which good firms do good business.* Overview 3. Design, development, implementation and administration/support of solutions for: a. Internal and external communications; b. Process efficiency improvements; c. Document and records management; and d. Ad hoc projects as required. Detailed Administration and Development 4. Working with End Users, Developers, Business Analysts and Project Managers to provide task estimates and discuss technical options. 5. Understanding and contributing to technical specifications. 6. Ensuring a high quality standard is maintained in the solutions developed by following coding and testing practices. 7. Evaluating third party tools and providing recommendations. 8. Setup, configure and maintain in-house systems on development and production servers. 9. Assisting with testing and implementation of the SharePoint and CRM service packs, cumulative updates and version upgrade. 10. Troubleshooting of online services environment problems as needed. 11. Developing appropriate lifecycle documentation to support the design, and deployments of online services and related systems. 12. Maintaining in-depth knowledge of development platform, software and infrastructure. 13. Demonstrating a pro-active approach to work tasks, relying on initiative and a wider understanding of project deliverables. Technical Skills 14. Experience with general development protocols and tools, desirable; 15. Experience of either Dynamic 365 CRM or SharePoint development/administration, advantageous; 16. Experience using ASP.Net MVC with ADX, advantageous; 17. Experience with SQL Server 2016, advantageous. 18. Experience with Azure Services, advantageous. Communication 19. Keeping IT Management informed of any potential issues as they arise. 20. Collaborating with other developers and IT department staff in the design, development and support of solutions. 21. Producing written work which is accurate, clear and concise, that can be relied upon as a Commission record. 22. Effectively contributes to meetings in a clear and professional manner. Professional Excellence and Cooperation 23. Collaborating with others across the team and the Commission; understanding all aspects of the role and how it contributes to the success of the Commission. Assisting with the training of new staff joining the organisation, recognising the different styles and abilities of the team. 24. Supporting staff and contributing to their development, including reviewing and monitoring workflow produced by Administrators and Analysts and providing on the job training, advice and guidance. Shares relevant information across the team where appropriate and communicates constructive feedback in a timely manner. 25. Representing the Commission and developing career by attending appropriate training courses, conferences, workshops and seminars. 26. Takes responsibility for updating professional and technical knowledge, developing an understanding of regulatory laws, rules, codes and guidance. Works towards accreditation required in role, including professional qualifications where appropriate. 27. Completes all work promptly to a high standard, in line with team requirements and ensures a high quality of work is consistently produced by the team displaying a high level of attention to detail. 28. Makes constructive recommendations for change and improvement and assists in the implementation of all change. Other Any other duties or responsibilities as may be required from time to time in context with the job and in relation to the services provided by the Commission.