Element Materials Technology

Software Developer

Job Locations UK-Edinburgh


This role is responsible supporting and developing existing C# solutions for standalone Element applications as well as applications aligned to the Dynamics 365 and SharePoint Online Systems.



  • Work with Solution Architects, Project Management team and the wider business to design, implement, test, and deploy bespoke applications to enhance and improve the Element business processes and capability.
  • Develop and maintain existing solutions including web-based applications and standalone software for Element laboratories.
  • Use Azure DevOps for backlog management and sprints, repository management and solution delivery including use of GIT and Azure Pipelines.
  • Help to implement best practice development processes within the team whilst also helping to up-skill existing staff.
  • Ensure that applications, data, and integrations solutions are aligned with development/architectural principles.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Microsoft.Net development background including significant experience using C#, .Net, Entity Framework, MS SQL Server, and JavaScript framework(s) both online and offline.
  • Strong experience of using Azure Cloud Services including Azure Web Apps, Azure SQL or similar.
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft development tools including Visual Studio, Azure Dev Ops, Azure Pipelines and GIT.
  • API development experience including use of integration platforms such as Mulesoft/BizTalk or similar.
  • Strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle including ITIL concepts such as change advisory board (CAB).
  • Business/Technical design documentation skills including business process mapping and writing specifications.
  • Dynamics 365 platform experience and Canvas App development experience would also be beneficial.


Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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