Overview: IT Developer job vacancy in Gloucestershire recruiting now
Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
IT Developer (AET)
£46,200 – £60,000 per annum (plus benefits)
Job Description for IT Developer PII (AET)
As part of the Information Management & IT function, your impact will be felt across the organisation, helping to embed new technology and tools, automate processes and improve data management. We ll support you to innovate, as you bring positive change and fresh ideas to the team. Don t settle for the status quo. Improve on what s gone before – and drive for what s next.
This role brings access to specialist training and lots of avenues for learning and progression – whether you re interested in developing new technical skills or reaching the next step up. You ll also benefit from a c.27% employer pension contribution. You ll also have access to a wide range of employee networks, including the Women s Inclusive Network, Race & Culture Network, Pride Network, Neuro Inclusivity Network – and many more. We recognise that the best people for the job may have commitments outside of work, so we re pleased to promote flexible working to support our colleagues in balancing work and home life.
Advances in information technology and digital communications are revolutionising the way we live and work, every aspect of our daily life depends on technology. Cyberspace has delivered many opportunities and benefits and is fundamental to the business of Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S). However, with such prolific use of technology comes significant risk and potential threats through the loss or compromise of our information, which would impact significantly on the success of our business, and therefore to military capability and defence. This risk must become a conscious part of our daily working practices, so we can minimise it by ensuring we adopt appropriate behaviour to safeguard our data and our information and that of our suppliers.
We are looking for an enthusiastic IT developer with great technical skills and the desire to produce quality software within a forward-thinking Information Management & Information Technology (IM&IT) function at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), based at the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Headquarters in Abbey Wood, Bristol.
You will be part of a scrum team responsible for the analysis, design, and development of new and existing software solutions within the SharePoint framework. Your knowledge or experience with react skills, java script, C++/ .Net development will be of great benefit. An IT Developer is critical to support the ongoing operations for DE&S. They will function as an advocate for quality and champion behavior driven development.
An IT Developer is a rewarding role within the Development Operation (Dev Ops) team (part of application services) and provides an opportunity to contribute to the success of existing as well as future services provided by DE&S. We at Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) offer outstanding training and development opportunities – to allow you to continue to develop as technology trends move on, defined progression routes, and a host of other benefits including our Smarter Working policy, which means that you will be able to enjoy a high degree of flexible working whilst also having the opportunity to work at our MOD Abbey Wood campus.
“Please note the salary band for this role is £46,200 – £50,000, however for any interviewee who performs exceptionally at interview and can demonstrate that they exceed the capability requirements of the role, then a salary up to £60,000 may be negotiated. This will be based on evidence of interview performance” Please note some attendance to the stated site may be required for this position.
We strongly recommend tailoring your CV in line with our CV guidance before applying, with specific sections to highlight Key Achievements, Relevant Experience, and Applied Skills & Knowledge.
Responsibilities for IT Developer PII (AET)
In this role, you will be entrusted with:
• Identifying and proposing effective ways to implement components and features for applications in development to meet user requirements
• Designing, creating, evaluating, and documenting new and amended software components from supplied specifications in accordance with agreed development and security standards and processes
• Actively participating in defect resolution, maintain applications and systems to improve the quality of the build and supports onward learning
• Applying source code management and maintain code repository, using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a quality well-engineered result
• Promoting Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S), digital aspiration and suggest improvement ideas. Consistently unit test code changes and participate in peer review of code
• Supporting environment management and provide Data set for Testing. Agile Software Development, promote the methodology, iterative build, and testing
• Application of technical knowledge and experience to design and create workable prototypes, both programs and physical outputs
• Understanding parameters, restrictions and synergies and applying this knowledge within solution designs
• Actively participating in the Application and Development Community
• Recruiting, training, and developing Junior and Associate Developers to build capability within the Function
What you will be assessed against
To be successful with your application you must demonstrate that you meet the following essential criteria:
• Experience of role/s in a Development Team environment
• Knowledge and experience of Agile and DevOps practices.
• Working within the full lifecycle of software delivery
• Front end web development skills
• SharePoint Framework
It will also benefit your application if you are able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
• React, Cascading Style Sheets
• Use of REST to call SP Lists
• Experience of C# .Net development
In addition to the responsibilities above, the following technical competencies and behaviours will be assessed at interview:
•Development and Implementation
•Service Delivery and Operations
•Changing and improving
What s in it for you?
Our careers offer stability, training, progression – and much more! Discover more about what our organisations offer in the DE&S Little Book of Big Benefits and the SDA Benefits . Find out more about our pension schemes .
We re exploring future ways of working with a flexible and a family-friendly approach in mind. This means that successful candidates may be offered the option of hybrid working, combining working at home with working at their contractual location. Further information relevant to hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post, to find a balance that suits your needs and those of the organisation. Please note that employees are responsible for meeting the cost of their travel to and from work when attending site.
We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and are dedicated to creating a great place to work that reflects the diversity of the society we serve. To help us do this, we particularly encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, disabled people and people from LGBT communities. By bringing together different ideas, experiences and perspectives, we can achieve our ambitions, together.
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Closing date: 8th August 2022.
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