Senior Java Software Engineer Department for Work & Pensions


Reference 1637240
Location Blackpool
Salary Up to £62,203
Work hours 37
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

In addition to salary there is a very competitive pension, a generous annual leave allowance, great work/life balance include flexible working, family friendly policies and much more.

Closing date 13 July 2019

Job description

Senior Java Software Engineer DWP Digital: Up to £62,203, 20%+ pension contributions, great benefits and work/life balance

If you’re creative and skilled, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you’ll love it here. And we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for talented Java Devs and Engineers with knowledge of software products to join our growing community of experts and become a key part of one of the biggest and high profile digital transformation programmes in the world.

As a Senior Software Engineer you will be an integral part of the team designing and delivering products and services that are used by our 22 million people in the UK, including friends, family, neighbours and some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

If you are looking for an engineering role that differs from the norm, where you will use your skills to help real people, you will struggle to find a bigger, more challenging and rewarding opportunity anywhere in the UK. Click through or get in touch to find out more.

You and your role

You’re a skilled Software Engineer – we know the value and importance of your skills to the work we’re doing.

You will act as a service lead making sure we’re working in the best and most effective way to get the job done, and leading teams to deliver quality software products. And you will be hands-on too, assisting in the design of products with a focus on robustness, resilience, availability and quality.

You will be making a real difference to the lives of UK citizens and to our own organisation by modernising core independent technologies on a size and scale unlike anything else out there in the marketplace.

We will offer you opportunities to thrive and develop your career, to solve big problems, to work with and influence the most senior people in our organisation, and to develop your skills and network

Your skills:

Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Blackpool. It’s a beautiful site, accessible from across the North West, that we share with wild rabbits, birds, and recently a family of otters.

As well as facilities like our gym and restaurant we provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things.

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Our Blackpool hub has got the feel good factor

In DWP 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.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £62,203, 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:

We are a building a community that believes in nurturing the talent of our Software Engineers, and here you’ll step onto a career path with many opportunities to develop and expand your knowledge base and skill set.


For further information and to start your application click apply.

We value capability over experience – so we’ll ask you to demonstrate your breadth and level of knowledge. We want to see what have you delivered using our key technologies, what technical solutions have you shaped, what your knowledge of providing technical product support is… show us what you can do.

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The deadline for formal applications is midnight on 13th July 2019.

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