.Net Developer

Posted 21 March by Royal Mail Featured

Job reference number 81633

.Net Developer

Full time


Royal Mail Parcels

Not many companies can say they’ve been around for 500 years and were founded by Henry VIII, but we can. Royal Mail is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities around the country. We are the only postal company to provide a one-price-goes-anywhere, six days a week service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.

It is an exciting time to join Royal Mail. As one of the UK's leading companies, we generated revenue of more than £9,776m in 2016-17. On top of this, we have recently undertaken an extensive review and transformation of the Technology function, one of the largest IT transformation programmes across the UK. With this transformation now complete, there is significant potential for growth and success.

Digital is now at the heart of our business and drives our vision of enabling smarter working - from Front Line colleagues through to Head Office. At the same time we strive to deliver innovative products and services through a world class customer experience.

Are you a talented .NET developer looking for greenfield development using some of the latest technologies?

Be a part of our digital and agile transformation

How many chances in your career will you have a chance to transform the way in which a 500-year old company does business? Royal Mail is investing £100’s of millions to transform the heart of the business with new cutting edge digital capabilities. Our core delivery network handles c.16 billion letters and c.1 billion parcels a year, delivering to more than 29 million addresses, 6 days a week.

We are very excited to be building a Development capability in-house and fully embracing the Agile and DevOps methods to provide the speed of change the business needs.

As a skilled .NET developer, you will be helping the new development team build and maintain systems at the core Royal Mail operations. Our systems will support both external third parties and internal web applications. You will deal with the challenges of high throughput (>1000messages/s) messaging systems with complex integration requirements.

If you’re a highly talented and passionate developer looking to work with technologies such as Web API, .NET Core or Azure, contact us about an opportunity to join our team and help shape our future.

Required Skills


Web Api

TDD, NUnit/xUnit/Moq

T-SQL & stored procedures


High Throughput Messaging

Design Patterns, SOLID, DI, IoC


Desirable Skills

.NET Core

IBM (WebSphere) MQ, RabbitMQ, Kafka or other messaging technologies

EF, Dapper or other ORM’s

Autofac, StructureMap or other DI containers

Microservice architecture

Angular, Typescript

BDD, SpecFlow

DevOps, CI/CD, Git, NuGet, PowerShell, Azure, containers

Soft Skills

Attention to detail

Team player

Excellent communication

We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values.  We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all of our job applicants.

Closing Date: 03/05/2018

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