Associate - Microsoft Applications Developer

Date: 27 May 2024

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

Profile Summary

Our Microsoft Applications Team help to define, implement and support business/information system solutions. Their role is to help the business to determine and agree its requirements and support the Development through to a successful outcome.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design technical solutions to new/changes to existing software applications

  • Code and unit test new and existing software applications

  • Review coding and test software written by other members of the systems development team

  • Maintain documentation relating to developed applications to aid future maintainability

  • Assist in production support matters where necessary (e.g. when referred to development).

  • Liaise with line management and others to determine work required to complete programming tasks

  • Adhere to agreed programming standards

  • Recommend changes to internal standards and/or procedures where appropriate


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Good problem solver

  • A structured and methodical approach, with good attention to detail

  • Good communication/interpersonal skills

  • Able to work to tight timescales, be commercially aware, and have the ability to work well within a team structure

  • Ability to quickly react to situations whilst maintaining a high quality of work

  • Self-starter with a “can do, will do” attitude


Essential Skills


  • C#

  • Web API

  • .NET Core

  • Entity Framework

  • JavaScript / jQuery / JSON

  • Angular / AngularJS

  • SQL Server / Stored Procedures

  • Unit Testing (NUnit)


Desirable Skills

  • Oracle PL/SQL

  • Continuous Integration (Octopus / Team City)

  • Kendo UI for Angular



We champion a flexible work environment, as we understand the need for people to meet other commitments or simply strike a good work-life balance.  As such, we are happy to talk flexible working for this role such as reduced working hours.  The role will also include homeworking. 

At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities. 

If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – and we will be happy to help. 

Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial  Any personal data you provide will be processed in accordance with our Recruitment Privacy Notice. Please do not create an account or apply for any vacancy if you do not agree to the terms of our Recruitment Privacy Notice available here