Up to ??50,792 per annum, circa 27% pension contribution from DWP, flexible working hours and work life balance so you can work in a way that works for you
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
We're looking for outstanding Software Engineers, who want to contribute to demanding and exciting digital services for the UK Government. Be part of changing the face of public services with the potential to dramatically transform the future of millions of people.
Our Engineers build and run public cloud based & hosted applications as part of a multi-functional agile delivery teams. What really excites the successful candidate is problem-solving and the opportunity to deliver citizen centric services using modern and innovative technology. The candidate will be expected to draw value from collaboration with others, actively seek input from colleagues and value a multidisciplinary team over hierarchy.
Delivery. Work. Projects.
As a software Engineer for DWP you will be Responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding immediate team on how to deliver quality software products.
You will assist in the design of software products and infrastructure that make up our services in collaboration with architects and senior engineers. With a focus on operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality you will be accountable for the code your teams produce.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Have a good understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and test frameworks such as PyTest.
Experience with SQL and noSQL database applications such as Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB etc.
Have the skills to build up a useful, robust automated test suite to support a continuous deployment environment.
Knowledge and experience of APIs, RESTful services and Micro service Architectures.
Containerisation - tools such as Docker and Kubernetes.
Developing on cloud based environments like AWS or Azure.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in our brilliant Digital hub in Leeds
We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model - some time at home, some in the office - and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.
Salary is up to ??50,792. We offer a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27%, (for a salary of ??45,000 that would mean we put over ??14,000 a year in your pension pot and a generous leave package starting at 26 day and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours, up to 3 flexi days off per month
Family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation, career progression opportunities and lots more.