Senior Software Engineer BPDTS Ltd

Manchester

Reference BPDTS 84.19
Location Manchester
Salary Up to £71,561
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more.

Closing date 27 May 2019

Job description

Want to be part of something really big? If you’re creative and curious to learn, 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 are looking for experienced software engineers with java and javascript skills, and the ability to lead and guide others, to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives.

Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.

You and your role

We’re looking for Senior Software Engineers, leaders, collaborators and motivators with java and javascript skills, to join our thriving community of software engineers and developers.

You’ll lead teams of software engineers, providing coaching, direction and technical leadership and guidance. We want you to be at your best, so we want you to work in a way that you know fits you best. And we’ll support you and your teams however we can.

We write code to create applications and infrastructure, with automated and manual testing being used to make sure it works, is high quality and bug free. We use cutting-edge design, data and a full range of innovative technologies to try out new ideas, experiment, iterate and innovate at pace.

We’re delivering against a huge agenda of change and it can be challenging so, like us, you’ll need to love what you do, love learning new tricks and love inspiring and leading others.

What are we looking for?

Key Tech:

Where will you work?

BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

You’ll join us in our brilliant new digital hub in Manchester. Here we provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.

In Manchester we have the best of the city on our doorstep, with loads of great places nearby to meet, eat or to soak up a bit of culture. We have brilliant views over St Peter’s Square, looking out over Central Library and the Town Hall. We’re really handy for the train and the tram, and we have a basement level lock up (with showers) for your bike.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

What is our offer?

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Building our future

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

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you’ll acquire on the job. You’ll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the ‘Candidate Information Pack’ button.

Get in touch with me via suchitra.govindarajul@dwp.gov.uk if you have any questions or you’d like to have chat about this role and what we do here at BPDTS.

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