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Delphi Developer

Salary: £35,000 – £55,000 depending on experience plus bonus and pension

Location: Flexible but would be ideally based with commutable travel distance of our offices in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire or Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Hours per Week 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent  


“It’s up to us.  One generation to lay down the fundamentals for the future.  This is the digital revolution – you are the digital revolution.  You’ve got to make this happen. Pass on this legacy so when your grandchildren look back at you, you did the right thing, got us off carbon, and showed the proper respect to the generations not yet here.”

Jeremy Rifkin, 2018

You might not save the world at Tracsis, but we are making a difference.  If you share our aspirations and values we’d love you to get in touch.

Tracsis (www.tracsis.com) is a leading provider of software and services for the planning and management of mass transport systems.

We develop and supply a range of software products which are used extensively within the rail and other public transport sectors, covering all aspects of operations planning and management including timetabling, resource and rolling stock planning and optimisation, real time performance and control, service recovery, incident management and delay attribution, retail services and delay repay. We also offer a consultancy service made up of highly experienced industry specialists, advising on all elements of rail operational planning and modelling including performance improvement, franchise and concession support, data capture and evaluation, as well as innovative bespoke software development capabilities.

Tracsis is big enough to make things happen but small enough to care about our colleagues. We pride ourselves on working with a blue-chip client- base including the majority of the UK transport operators such as Arriva, First, Stagecoach, Go-Ahead, National Express and Virgin. Our success is down to the way we work, the opportunities we seek and our amazing colleagues who make everything happen. Our mission is to revolutionise transport in the UK and beyond. We have an amazing suite of products that are making a huge difference to the performance of the railway, and you could be instrumental in helping us to deliver that vision.

Delphi Developer

Role requirements

We’re looking for a hard-working and ambitious software engineer to fill this new role to help keep our market leading software at the forefront of the transportation industry.  Our recently developed and highly performant software features rich custom graphics, an intuitive interface and advanced algorithms for compliance checking and optimisation. We are continually developing our planning and control software, using agile methodologies and through close working with our customers to refine and develop it.

Your level of experience will determine the autonomy and degree of opportunity you would have when you first join us.  We are looking for someone to be flexible across the following:

  • Developing high-quality, easy-to-use software.
  • Providing back-end IT server support.
  • Developing automated tests for our specialised software.
  • Working with customer support to investigate technical issues.

We have a wealth of experience within the company; highly knowledgeable software developers and those with deep industry expertise.  We focus on being supportive and fun and the sort of company where everyone is proud to work. 

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • A solid degree in computing, physics, maths, engineering or similar
  • Programming/software development skills and experience of one or more of the following: Delphi, C#, C++, Java.
  • Comfortable working with and finding solutions to complex problems.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on quality.

Desirable Skills:

Experience of:

  • Delphi including recent language features (e.g. generics & anonymous methods)
  • C# and WPF
  • HTML & JavaScript
  • XML
  • IBM MQ
  • Java
  • HTTP
  • Active Directory
  • Rail industry experience
  • Working using agile development methodologies
  • Creating automated tests
  • UI standards and graphical interface design;
  • Database systems (SQLite, SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL)
  • Simulation and modelling
  • Optimisation

What we can offer you

  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays per year
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Bupa Medical Health care after 1 years’ service
  • Long service annual leave entitlement scheme
  • Long term incentive share scheme plan
  • Free eye tests
  • Flexible remote working policy
  • Casual dress code
  • Social events paid for by Tracsis
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • 3 days volunteering
  • Excellent, modern office space


All applicants must be eligible to live and work within the UK. Location is flexible but would be ideally based with commutable travel distance of our offices in Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire or Leeds, West Yorkshire.

To apply:

If working for Tracsis sounds like the great career move you want, we look forward to receiving your C.V. and having an initial conversation. Please submit a copy of your CV today to recruitment@tracsis.com We welcome C.V’s from all members of the community. Tracsis are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community.

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