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Lead Software Engineer - .net
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Recruiter: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Listed on: 20th June
Location: Taunton
Salary/Rate: £40784 - £44784
Salary Notes: retention allowance of up to £5,000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 27745
Contact Name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

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Shaping the future of our software capability.
Working with the latest technology, building capability and capacity.
About the role : 

Critical strategic development opportunity
Team leadership role
Bespoke world class offices and facilities
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 a .Net software lead, you will be driving 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 driving innovation and best practice throughout our teams.
We only utilise industry leading platforms and systems based on the very latest and leading 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, Azure DevOps, Cloud platforms, e.g. Azure.
We are looking for you to ensure the team has the right technology, produces good resilient code and has the capability 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 opinions about quality and experience of technical leadership. 
You will also have the ability to mentor more junior staff and play an active role in building our engineering community. 
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 criteria:
› Experience in providing technical leadership including the enforcement of quality practices

› A broad range of commercial experience, including crafting good quality code in C#
As part of the interview process you will be required to take a technical test and an 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 leadership 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#.
Civil Service Behaviours (all level 3)
› Working together
› Communicating and influencing
› Developing self and others
How to apply and interview process  
For further details and to apply please click the apply button.
The closing date for applications is 12pm,  Friday 12th July 2019 .  
This recruitment post is not offering UK Visa and Sponsorship and therefore requires all applicants to be eligible to work within the UK / EU without restriction.
We may hold telephone calls with you as part of the interview process.
Should you be offered an interview, please be aware there may be a selection exercise which could include a presentation, written test, technical evaluation exercise or a scenario-based activity. If you require any reasonable adjustments during these exercises, please include this info
Please note where we receive a high volume of applicants, only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS)
We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria' we mean that the evidence you provide in your competency statement must demonstrate that you meet the minimum pass mark, set by the short-list panel, for each criteria listed in the ‘short-list' section, above. The short-list panel will not be made aware of any individual that has applied under GIS; this information will be processed solely by HR, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Civil Service Recruitment
Selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit, on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's Recruitment Principles.
If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with these principles and you wish to make a complaint, please contact Human Resources, United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, Admiralty Way, Taunton, Somerset TA1 2DN.