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Graduate Applications Specialist – Systems Team

Location: Cardiff

Job Number: C1096

Salary: £24, 329.58

Job Number: C1096

  • Employer – Panasonic
  • Location – Cardiff
  • Hours – 39 hours a week
  • Internship Duration: Initially 6 months
  • Salary – £24, 329.58

Applications close: Tuesday 9th March 

About the Role

The scope of the Graduate Applications Specialist role is to fulfil the following functions in a functional and technical capacity:-

• Support and develop the existing/new Midas applications;
• Support and develop the existing/new .NET framework libraries primarily written in VB and C#.
• Support and develop the existing SQL DB
• First line testing with configuration engineering team

Supervision and mentoring will be provided by Software Executive Engineer

See sections on Additional Specifications and Knowledge, Skills and Experience – we are not expecting a graduate to know the Role and be able to perform all the Key Responsibilities, we want a graduate who can program/develop to a good level (with the potential to be excellent), fulfil functional and technical roles, has a strong work ethic (alone or as a team), conscientious, is willing to learn and improve, and positively apply themselves to improving the business.

Key Responsibilities

Providing technical and functional support and development for Midas applications, .NET (C# and VB6) and SQL Database.

  • Develop and customise Midas Applications and Configuration Console applications.
  • Develop .NET (C# and VB) applications that can integrate with Midas application for configuration and Service department or stand alone
  • Solve issues at both a technical and functional level on all configuration and service applications .NET (C# and VB) and SQL DB
  • Requirements gathering, analysis, design and implementation – successfully deliver a project through the full life cycle
  • Resolve issues surrounding interfaces between Oracle modules and Midas
  • Investigate and resolve complicated issues or functional behaviour
  • Support business operations and processes
  • Using the applications, improve business processes
  • Research, develop and test functionality and processes for the business
  • Raise and progress Midas and configuration console service requests
  • Successfully take a project from its initial discussions through to implementation and post go live support
  • Provide end-user training and documentation
  • Define, develop and test Midas Reports and technical solutions
  • Adhere to company policies and quality systems
  • Gain understanding of all areas of Panasonic MSBDEU Operations roles and processes.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required

Core requirements:-

  • Degree level qualification in a Computing subject
  • Enjoy programming and the challenges it brings
  • Strong programming skills, able to develop complicated programs
  • .NET framework libraries (C# and VB), SQL Databases
  • Requirements gathering, analysis, design, implementation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Windows 10 knowledge
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and newer
  • Knowledge or WMI

Additional skills that would be an advantage:-

  • Use of development tools TOAD or SQL Developer / Visual Studio
  • Experience in .NET (C# and VB)
  • Exposure to JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Knowledge of database structures
  • Experience with Microsoft Products (Ms Office, Windows and Servers)

Additional Specifications / Comments:

  • Strong attitude to learn and improve
  • Must be reliable
  • Conscientious
  • Structured
  • Self-motivated
  • Committed
  • Strong work ethic
  • Leadership qualities
  • Able to work alone and as a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively
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