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Senior Software Developer

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Recruiter: National Crime Agency
Listed on: 15th October 2019
Location: London
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Would you like the opportunity to contribute to the fight against serious and organised crime?
Serious and organised crime is one of the gravest threats to the UK's national security. The National Crime Agency sits at the heart of the law enforcement response, protecting the public by disrupting and bringing to justice those serious and organised criminals who pose the highest risk to the UK.
Information:  G4 Software Developer, National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU)
Civil Service Gateway role number: 16118
Working within a technical team, your day-to-day responsibilities will be to  :

Have a hands-on approach, develop software and innovative technical solutions supporting the fight against cyber-crime
Deploy technical capabilities to exploit large data sets to support intelligence- led enforcement and disruption of cyber-criminal activity.
Create software to establish patterns of criminal behaviour, discover emerging trends, develop intelligence leads and identify opportunities for operational response, automating the process wherever possible.
Research new technologies, identifying new tools and techniques to enhance the business
Manage the lifecycle of software projects from initial planning to decommissioning, including documentation, transfer and sharing of knowledge.
Knowledge of two or more modern programming languages e.g. Python, Java
Mentoring and up-skilling colleagues
Work with internal and external partners, across government and industry to ensure best practice and explore new ways of working
Work with investigators and intelligence officers to apply data science techniques to advanced investigations
Operate as part of Scrum team to deliver software at pace

The following qualifications/skills are essential to the role and proof will be required at interview:

Strong knowledge of manipulating data.
Knowledge of cloud technologies (e.g AWS or Openstack) and deploying open-source software.
Experience of either Python, Java or Scala.
Knowledge of best practices in modern software Development.


26 days' annual leave on entry, increasing to 31 days after 5 years' service. This is in addition to 8 public holidays (England & Wales);
Competitive contributory pension scheme
Flexible working patterns
Generous paid maternity and paternity leave which is notably more than the statutory minimum offered by many other employers;
Interest-free loans allowing you to spread the cost of an annual travel season ticket;
The opportunity to use onsite facilities including fitness facilities and staff canteens
Occupational sick pay

To apply:
Please follow the link to the role below or the Civil Service Gateway Website , find the National Crime Agency Vacancies and type in the reference number next to the role of interest
Closing date: 21 Oct 2019