Front End Developer Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 1610598
Number of vacancies 3
Location Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester
Salary Up to £39,087 per annum
Work hours 37 per week (flexible working)
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • 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.
  • And lots more.
Closing date 9 January 2019

Job description

Are you interested in working with the UK’s largest Government department?

DWP Digital deliver products and services to 22 million people across the UK and we’re looking to add stellar Front End Developers to our User Experience Design teams with the goal of making the UK’s public services usable, consistently designed and efficiently built.


If you want to work on the biggest, most influential and challenging service we’d love to hear from you.


We have a number of exciting projects coming up using node.js, Jenkins and Microservices and we need Front End Developers to join our multi-disciplinary agile teams.

Our Front End Developers play an important part in delivering quality services to people who interact with DWP. We’re looking for people who can deliver coherent, accessible, fast, well-tested and easy-to-maintain services.

You and the role

The role involves working as part of a cross functional team, shaping and building a Service. You would be producing performant, high quality Front End code, using TDD and modern tooling and Pipelines.

You’ll work iteratively with other Engineers and User Centred Design professionals to create accessible services for citizens.

We are very interested in hearing from Front End Developers, Interaction Designers, UX Designers and Developers or those with commercial experience of Front End Development or Software Engineering with experience of modern tech stack skills


Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs Leeds, Manchester or Sheffield.

Each of our hubs is a modern, vibrant workplace that was designed for and by members of our digital community. They have the best of the cities on the doorstep, and we have a range of facilities across the sites from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to ping pong, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more.

Here we provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things. You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers.

We’re the UK’s biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Building our future

We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in your ability.

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills and experience you’ll acquire on the job, as well as the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across the tech community and through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

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