Technical Lead (Mobile Apps) Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 75931
Location Manchester
Salary £60,740 — Up to £82,543
Work hours 37 pewr week
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more.

Closing date 22 October 2020

Job description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP are looking for a Technical Lead with skills and experience in Mobile Applications to work with us on in a massive digital transformation of our products, services and the use experience

This once in a lifetime opportunity to shape the direction of mobile apps development for DWP which will make significant difference to the experience of DWP employees and the lives of millions of DWP users.

If you have hands-on experience in mobile apps development and have defined strategy for mobile apps for a large scale organisation, if you’re passionate about user experience, and thrive on building things right then click apply now. We’d love to hear from you.

Delivery. Work. Projects

You’ll join a multi-disciplinary engineering team as part of our Mobile Products service. Our team is responsible for the deployment, configuration and management of the mobile platform and applications.

Our product team provide an end-to-end design and implementation service. We’re responsible for defining and delivering the mobile application strategy for DWP. Key to this is establishing how we can support an increasingly decentralised workforce, improving the user experience, and increasing operational productivity across a variety of devices and platforms.

We’ve just created a Centre of Excellence for Mobile Application Development. As our Technical Lead you’ll work at the heart of this initiative and be key to its success. You’ll use your knowledge and experience to lead an empowered team. You’ll set the standards and embed best practice.

You’ll have the opportunity define, refine, and implement mobile application development and deployment processes for DWP. You’ll work with the most senior stakeholders to advocate and advise on opportunities for mobile application development.

You will collaborate with Product Owners and Delivery Managers, managing technical resources, budgets, and strategy so that we develop products quickly, consistently to a high standard of quality.

As a deep technical specialist you will regularly communicate with a range of technical experts from across our community. This includes architects, enterprise infrastructure teams and software engineers, to ensure delivery of customer-focused services that demonstrably meet business outcomes throughout their life.

What skills, knowledge and experience are we looking for?

Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in our brilliant Digital hub in Manchester. We’re right on St Peter’s Square so really easy to get to by bus, bike, train and tram.

Find out more about our working in our hubs here:

We’ve just been shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award:

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

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 £82,543, 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:

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