.Net Developer

Tech Kings Cross, London Req. UMG-3358


Job title: .Net Developer
Responsible to: .Net Director
Department: Universal Music Publishing
Location of work: 4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross


Music is Universal


It’s the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us Britain’s leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.

Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other forms of neurocognitive variation.

We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email Helen@umusic.com


The A Side: A Day in The Life


This position is for a .NET application developer to work on a variety of development projects. The individual will work to develop web applications in HTML, CSS, JQuery ASP.NET, and SQL Server.  

The B Side: Skills & Experience

Be Technical
  • Work in an agile environment - participate in sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Develop code in accordance with defined standards and generally accepted practices
  • We expect everyone on our team to present creative solutions to our technology problems
  • Make sure code developed is unit tested and documented to standards
  • Forward thinking and proactive bringing new technology ideas to solve business challenges 
Be Collaborative  
  • Maintain balanced relationships across the business community, technical team and IT vendors
  • Manage client requests and expectations
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Proactively and consistently communicate task status
  • Communicate risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies to appropriate stakeholders and escalate if necessary to ensure the project’s success
  • Maintain balanced relationships across the business community, technical team and IT vendors
  • Communicate risks, assumptions, issues, and dependencies to appropriate stakeholders and escalate if necessary, to ensure the project’s success
Be Organised
  • Monitor enhancements, maintenance and support of existing applications
  • Account for time spent on activities using time tracking application

Personal Specification


  • Proven track record working with HTML, CSS, C# and .NET
  • Proven track record working with JQuery
  • Object orientated OOP/OOD programming
  • Experience with database management systems Experience developing in SQL
  • Experience of using .NET Web Services, Visual Studio .NET
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with user community, project management, developers, contractors, and all levels of management
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • An ability to work to deadlines
  • A good eye for detail


  • Have solid Agile (SCRUM) experience
  • Recent experience of latest version of Angular
  • Jira Experience 

Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits


  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.