SQL Bits IV: Call for speakers

The call for speakers is open for SQL Bits IV which will be in Manchester on the 28th March 2009.

DevWeek 2009

23-27 March, London DevWeek 2009
23-27 March
Barbican Centre, London

DevWeek is the UK’s biggest conference for software developers, IT architects and DBAs, and the 12th annual event takes place in London at the end of March.

The main three-day conference features eight concurrent tracks, and there’s also a wide choice of pre- and post-conference workshops, which can be booked in addition to or separately from the main event.

Session and workshop topics include Visual Studio 2010, Ruby on Rails, .NET Framework 4.0, Cloud Computing, SQL Server 2008, Enterprise Design Patterns, Silverlight 2, Productive Programming, ASP.NET AJAX 4.0, Architecture Awareness, LINQ, and Code Metrics.

If you book your place by 27th February you can save up to £200.


What do you want to see in 2009?

We are in the process of putting out 2009 events together and we’d like to know: What would you like to see?

You can let us know on our Google group, by adding a comment below or by sending an email to [email protected].

We also maintain a list of software developer events across Scotland by ourselves and other user groups. If you are a user group leader and you want your event added, just email [email protected]

We are always on the look out for new or speakers. If you’d like to speak at an event then get in touch by sending us an email to [email protected]

If you’d like to have a go but are not sure about a full presentation then why not ask about doing a “nugget” or “grok talk”. These are short 10 minute talks that we can put on either as an evening of grok talks or put one on at the start of an evening with a main speaker.

Experienced Digital Developer - Silverlight 2.0 Rich Internet Application (RIA)

Money Dashboard is looking for an experienced developer with full project life cycle experience to join the team. As a developer, you should be extremely enthusiastic and motivated, with ideas and concepts that are cutting-edge and ground-breaking.

To support your role you should be highly skilled in the following technologies: C#, .NET, WPF and the Microsoft technology set. Although this role is development focused it would also be an advantage to be proficient in Silverlight, Expression Studio and JavaScript as well.

The Challenge - You will be responsible for developing key aspects of a new and innovative online proposition. The role will involve working at all stages of the application development and creation including the initial concept development, spike tests and proof of concepts. This is an early stage opportunity to get involved with a team of professionals working to an aggressive growth plan.

The Person - You will have established a development career in the online marketplace. As an experienced designer you will have a thorough understanding of: Usability, User Interface Design, wireframe design and Information Architecture.  You will also have good communication and interpersonal skills. You should be persistent, determined and thorough in delivering the highest quality of work on time and to specification.

The benefits - To be involved with a dynamic team doing big things. This is a new role and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the role and drive forward new ideas in a market leading company with a strong commitment to your future. This is an excellent opportunity to work with one of Scotland’s most innovative and creative organisations.

The Company - We are building a new Rich Internet Applications development team and have an exciting opportunity for the right people in get involved early in a fast moving company. We are developing an exciting online proposition in the financial services arena and will shortly be taking this to market.

Based just south of Edinburgh in an idyllic location with an already established core team you can expect a competitive package and a fun, challenging and success focused environment.

Applications are invited from individuals with at least 3 years experience in the use of the above discipline.  This role offers an immediate start and competitive package. If you are up for the challenge please email your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

No Agencies, please.

Freelance software developers wanted

Youth Media UK Ltd, a digital media company in Glasgow, is looking for a freelance software developer to work on a number of software development projects to help improve internal business resources.

A working knowledge of C#, SQL, Crystal Reporting and ASP.NET is essential and applicants will be expected to provide examples of work and suitable references.

Please send a copy of your CV to [email protected] including details of your rates.

No agencies please.