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Senior Applications and Development Specialist - Council

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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 21st September
Location: Walsall
Salary/Rate: £33,782 - £38,890
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Job Title: Senior Applications and Development Specialist - Digital

Location: Walsall

Salary: £33,782- £38,890 per annum

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Closing Date: 10th October, 2021

The Role

We are looking to appoint a motivated forward-thinking person to work in the Applications Support and Development Team.

At Walsall Council ICT, we support and develop a wide range of business applications whist pursuing an ambitious program of work to improve our digital capability. We are looking for someone who can help us develop our websites and servers to meet user needs. You will be responsible for making sites user friendly, attractive and secure. You will also be working on developing a wide range of digital solutions, to drive forward our Digital by Design Agenda

About you:

As a Senior Application Support and Development Specialist you will provide support for ICT applications used by the various business areas of Walsall Council. You will also be required to carry out software development activities relating to these Business Applications, build easy to use, functional websites and ensure it is up to date with existing web standards. You will also provide guidance and leadership to junior members of the team and/or project teams.

You will have experience in a 3rd line support and development role and be familiar with several of the following development technologies: Visual Studio 2015 or higher; .Net Framework; C#; Model View Controller (MVC); DevOps; PowerApps; CSS; HTML; PHP ; SQL; Transact SQL; CMS;; Power BI; and CRM systems.

You will be required to work independently dealing with support calls and cooperatively with colleagues to resolve outstanding calls and/or improve software provision.

In return, we can offer you a range of benefits such as: flexible working options, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, excellent holiday entitlement and a variety of opportunities to support your learning and development.

For this role the successful candidate(s) must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities. A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only).

This post is covered by the Government's Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

Please click on the APPLY button to complete your application at the Company's careers page.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; ICT Applications Manager, ICT Development Officer, Web Development Officer, Web Developer, Web Development Engineer, ICT Web Technician, .NET, SQL, JavaScript, HTML5, AGILE, Prince2 and ICT Project Management may also be considered for this role.

Contact Name: Walsall Council
Reference: TJ/5810/WALC-95_1632240579
Job ID: 2981031

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