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LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER - .net
Premium Job From United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Recruiter: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Listed on: 31st October
Location: Taunton, Somerset
Salary/Rate: £39,599 - £44,459
Salary Notes: retention allowance of up to £5,000 (neg)
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TJUIK63_expired
Contact Name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Shaping the future of software capability

Working with latest technology, building capability and capacity.

About the role
                                 •                       Critical strategic development opportunity
                                 •                       Team leadership role
                                 •                       Bespoke world class, office opening Q1 2019
                                 •                       Genuine Flexi-time and collaborative culture

We the UKHO are a UK government agency who are recognised as the global leader in maritime geospatial information.

As the .net software lead, you will be constantly raising development standards, policies, practices and procedures

You will be coding in .Net, ensuring designs are good, our software is of the highest quality possible and empowering innovation and best practice throughout our teams

We only utilise industry leading platforms and systems based on the very latest technologies, frameworks and platforms.

Outside of the Scrum team, as the Lead.Net Software Engineer you will work with other Lead Engineers, Architects and Product Owners to shape the future of software development within the business. You will drive adoption of new tools, frameworks and techniques.
You will also be a thought leader and mentor junior staff and be a core pillar in expanding our engineering community.
As part of this exciting, varied role you will gain experience in ; Automated unit and system testing, ASP .Net MVC, WPF, Team Foundation Server, Cloud platforms, e.g. Azure, VSTS.

We are looking for you to ensure the team has the right technology, produce good resilient code and has the capability to prioritise to help achieve our core aims.

About You
We’re looking for someone with a broad range of commercial experience, who has an advanced understanding of .net , firm knowledge about quality and experience of technical management.

You will also have the ability to mentor more junior staff and play a positive role in building our engineering community.
You will get the chance to learn about distributed computing on Hadoop and geospatial technologies.

In return for your skills/commitment, you can look forward to working in a relaxed/vibrant & collaborative environment and be across a range of interesting projects using industry leading technologies.

If you are passionate about delivering the best possible service and wish to work for what will soon to be one of the best places to work in South West, then we want to hear from you!

You will be short-listed against the following competencies:

› An advanced understanding of the .Net framework

› Experience in providing technical management including the enforcement of quality practices

› Broad knowledge of design principles and patterns, able to lead the design of systems or components

› A broad range of commercial experience, including crafting good quality code in C#

Interview
As part of the interview process you will be required to take a technical test and a interview which will consist of competency and technical based questions.

You will be interviewed against the following criteria:
› An advanced understanding of the .Net framework
› Experience in providing technical management including the enforcement of quality practices.
› Broad knowledge of design principles and patterns, able to lead the design of systems or components
› A broad range of commercial experience, including crafting good quality code in C#.
› Collaborating and partnering
› Leading and communicating

› Building capability for all

How to apply and interview process
Please send your CV and include as many examples of your work that demonstrates your suitability against the criteria about.

The UK Hydrographic Office is a leading centre for hydrography, providing marine geospatial data to inform maritime decisions. We work with a wide range of data suppliers and partners to support maritime navigation, safety, security and marine development around the UK and worldwide
Please send:

› Completed Equality and Diversity form
› Your CV

By 12pm on 16th November 2018.


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