|Recruiter:||United Kingdom Hydrographic Office|
|Listed on:||7th November|
|Salary/Rate:||£50,965 - £56,773|
|Salary Notes:||with a possible Recruitment and Retention Allowance of up to £10,000|
|Contact Name:||United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO)|
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is undergoing significant digital transformation. With this brings an exciting opportunity for a Principal Software Engineer to take on a completely new role within the organisation supporting our digital transformation and data platform work.
UKHO is a world leading hydrographic and marine geospatial software and data solutions agency based in award winning offices in Taunton, Somerset. The work we do makes a real direct impact in maritime navigation, safety, security and marine development around the UK and worldwide. The work is both rewarding and stimulating.
As a Principal Software Engineer, you will be a key decision-maker in a to-be-defined technical environment, leading several highly capable software engineering teams. You will play a large part in the technical design of the system, bringing the best of modern software engineering to this largely green-field project. In this technical and leadership role your average day may involve:
If you enjoy leading and coordinating large technical projects and you have significant experience in senior software engineering this role is for you. To be successful in your application you will need to evidence
In return we will actively empower you to develop yourself and provide flexible working practices for a healthy work/life balance. You will also benefit from a brand-new award-winning office, with use of our on-site gym, free parking and subsidised canteen.
To download the full job description and details on the application process please click the apply button to be taken to the UKHO website.
Closing date: 23:55 on 29 November 2019.
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.
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.