ICT Software Engineer
||£37,293 - £41,025
Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.
Information and Communications Technology plays a crucial role in delivering and supporting the huge range of services provided by the Council to their Residents in Hillingdon.
The Council is transforming its ICT structure and introducing Agile Working Practices to advance technology and digital services. This transformation is taking place whilst effectively maintaining the on-going delivery of high quality ICT services and digital capabilities enabling us to continue providing excellent services to their Residents.
These are exciting times for ICT in Hillingdon and they are looking to fill a number of senior posts that can lead and embed these changes.
About the job
This is a key role in the design, programming, integration, testing, documentation and maintenance of new or amended software systems within agreed development and security standards and processes in an Agile framework.
The Application Developer will translate requirements into workable programming code, and maintain and develop programmes for use in the business.
You will be working in Agile sprints, collaborating with colleagues across different work streams, creating or using open source software and APIs, and supporting legacy Applications when you are not engaged in Agile sprints.
About the person
-Experience in developing software solutions using different software languages or technologies
-Experience developing Application integration using APIs
-The following demonstrable experience and skills would also be highly desirable
-Experience in a DevOps Environment
-Knowledge and experience in data modelling and data architecture
-You will have strong and effective communication skills be able to follow set the standards and best practices, and provide clear and effective documentation
We offer a range of Company benefits. These vary according to the business area and role but may include:
-local government average salary pension scheme
-free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
-a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
-generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 23 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
-flexible working hours
-season ticket loan
-childcare vouchers in school summer holidays
-access to a Credit Union
-on-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
-access to a wide range of training and courses
-discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
-payment of professional fees where these are required
-discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools at Hillingdon (Uxbridge), Queensmead (South Ruislip), Highgrove (Ruislip) and Botwell Green (Hayes)
-cycle purchase scheme
-car sharing scheme
-30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses
Closing date for applications: 27 April 2018
To apply please visit our website by clicking the APPLY button.