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Recruiter: Ministry of Defence
Listed on: 25th August
Location: United Kingdom
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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As a developer in the Defence Business Services (DBS) Automation Garage you will develop Robotic Process Automations and PowerApps digital forms, working closely with colleagues in small, multi-disciplinary agile scrum teams.
Responsibilities

Design, build and test end-to-end digital solutions in line with best practices, and Automation Garage standards;
Collaborate with team members to continually improve the knowledge within the team;
Embrace agile practices to deliver processes efficiently and effectively whilst continuing to learn lessons and improve the workings of the Automation Garage;
Provide estimates for the development and testing of new processes and/or forms;
Provide the customer with regular updates, delivering Show and Tell demonstrations on development progress;
Investigate and analyse issues with a view to resolving and improving the service;
Review and provide constructive feedback on other developer's code;
Complete self-learning and up-skilling in RPA, PowerApps and other related technologies to improve oneself and the team as a whole;
Keep up to date with automation tools and movements in the market;
Management of Junior Developers, assigning work and supervising their progress.

Essential Skills/Experience:

An aptitude for problem solving and analysis;
An enquiring mind and a willingness to challenge when appropriate;
Proven experience of the Microsoft Office suite;
An ability to understand a business process from a workflow document;
Attention to detail;
Communication - both written and verbal
Highly motivated and resilient;

Desirable Skills/Experience:

Experience or understanding of using JIRA;
Experience or understanding of working across multiple Agile teams;
Experience or understanding of delivering with DevOps teams.

Benefits

A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
Professional and Personal Development of skills
Flexi-time scheme upon completion of 6 months service
Alternative working practices
25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years' service
In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen's birthday.
Minimum of 15 Days Special Leave in a rolling 12-month period for volunteer reserve commitments.
Special Paid Leave to volunteer.
Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
Highly competitive pension scheme.

The post does not offer relocation expenses.
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Closing date:  21st September 11:55pm.