Castle Water has an exciting opportunity for an IT Senior Software Developer to work in our busy Application Development and Support Team.

Salary range from £25000 to £28000 per annum, depending on experience. This is a permanent opportunity with an immediate start date.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within a small team of developers in conjunction with outsourced providers as part of a technology team of around 30 to deliver tactical solutions to a rapidly growing business
  • Great opportunity in a growing business to use your software development skills to really influence the success and growth of the business
  • Put your stamp on the development processes and guide the business in the use of cutting edge software development techniques, processes and technologies

Key Skills & Experience

  • NodeJS or another language such as Java or C# with the willingness to learn new languages required to do the job Ideally you should understand the full stack, don’t worry though we have the front-end design covered
  • Experience in mentoring, supporting software developers and performing peer code reviews
  • Good architectural and design experience
  • Strong database development experience in SQL relational database technology
  • Experience writing Unit, Integration tests and understanding the benefits of TDD
  • Git, GitHub or SVN
  • Excellent technical design and documentation skills
  • Clear understanding of benefits of different development methodologies and approaches
  • Microsoft Cloud development experience i.e. Dev Ops, Azure Data Factories and Logic Apps etc

About the company

Castle Water is one of the fastest-growing and most successful companies in the utility sector. Our customers include some of the largest companies and public sector bodies in the UK.

Castle Water aims to deliver the best customer service in the sector. Creating positive interactions in the workplace and between our employees and our customers will help ensure our company continues to draw new and retain existing customers. Not only have we just achieved our 10,000th 5-star Trust pilot review, but we are also winners of the recent Customer Service Excellence Award for the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards.

Castle Water has a track record of providing excellent customer service, and of developing innovative approaches to utility supply. We have more 5-star reviews on Trustpilot than all other water retailers combined. We pride ourselves on being transparent and treating customers fairly.

Our head office is based in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, within easy commuting distance of both Perth and Dundee. We are embedded in the local community and participate in many local events and activities.

We offer a “hybrid” model utilising a combination of working from our offices in Blairgowrie, and remotely (i.e., working from home) based on business requirements.

How to apply

If you have the drive, experience and skills to support our continued success, send your CV together with a covering letter to We look forward to hearing from you.

Innovation and knowledge sharing are part of our everyday experience. We invest the training and support you need to succeed and deliver the excellent service our customers expect. We offer an attractive base salary, pension scheme, life cover and 28 days paid holiday.

As a responsible employer, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people is a top priority. Our people are currently working from home where possible, and where this is not possible, additional measures have been put in place in line with government guidelines to ensure a safe environment for those who are working in our offices.