Senior Software Engineer BPDTS Ltd


Reference BPDTS 42.18
Location Blackpool
Salary Up to £71,561
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes competitive salary, employer pensions contributions up to 10%, an annual bonus up to 10%, great work life balance and loads more.

Closing date 6 December 2018

Job description

Do you want to be part of something really big?

>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.

We are looking for Senior Software Engineers to work with us on one of the largest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives. In BPDTS a relaxed culture empowers our teams to focus entirely on the incredible outcomes we’re trying to achieve.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of 22 million UK citizens. Our fast growing digital community is driving that change.

You and your role
As a Senior Software Engineer you will be a skilled practitioner and role model in software craftsmanship. Responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding teams on how to deliver a quality product.

You will contribute to the Architectural & Software Engineering principals, that will help ensure the systems are fit for purpose.With a focus on stability, availability and quality you will be accountable for the code your teams produce.

You will own the overall the Software Development Process within Software Engineering along with setting the strategies for products and the wider community. You will provide technical leadership to a team of Software Engineers along with providing oversight to the products they develop.

What are we looking for?

Key Skills:

Where will you work?
We have easy-to-reach digital hubs in Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle & Sheffield. Each hub is designed for and by members of our digital community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things.

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. If you really impress us with your skills and experience then we may be able to negotiate the maximum salary.

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 and 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 ‘Job Spec’ button.

You’ll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and upload a CV and then complete a short application form.

If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity please contact me via CHARLIE.WHITE@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK

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