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Senior Developer
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Recruiter: Department for Education
Listed on: 4th December
Location: Coventry
Salary/Rate: £39,114
Salary Notes: + up to £7,000 for exceptional candidates
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1610398
Contact Name: Department for Education
About us

The Education and Skills Funding Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Education, committed to providing world-class education to everyone. We’re accountable for the funding of education and training, making sure that taxpayers’ money is spent wisely as we equip educators and learners to succeed. We’re leading the way in digital, too, building strategic services that will improve every aspect of education across the country. We change lives every day. And the Data Capture team plays a pivotal role, managing the data that guides our decisions.

The role

As a Senior Developer, it’s an exciting opportunity to shape a new IT delivery team from the outset. You’ll lead the delivery of online form development projects. You’ll guide the team, helping them to constantly improve working and software development practices. Managing a portfolio of live business applications, you’ll thrive with agile methodologies and work effectively with test teams to resolve issues. You’ll be comfortable, too, with delivering variable workloads to rapidly changing goals. As a digital ambassador across Government, you’ll be proactive in championing best practice, presenting for example, at technology conferences, and sharing in social media. And leading our development, you’ll play a vital role in the digital transformation of our Government.

About you

If you’re excited about learning, software innovation and driving real transformation, you’ll fit right in. You’ll have expert coding skills, and be experienced in managing a small development team, you’ll know how to mentor colleagues, and have the communication skills for success.

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