Software Developer

Taunton | GIS, IT & Telecoms

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is a world leading hydrographic and marine geospatial software and data solutions agency based in award winning offices in Taunton, Somerset. We offer Software Developers the opportunity to challenge themselves working across multiple projects, which make real direct impact in marine safety and improving global trade efficiency.

The ability to deliver good quality software that is responsive to market demands is key to the success of the UKHO, we are therefore seeking Software Developers of varying experience who share our passion for code craftsmanship and also excel working in an Agile environment.

Depending on your experience and skill set, you will join the team as either a Software Developer, Senior Software Developer or an Expert Developer. Working as part of a highly supportive and collaborative agile team, you will be hands on coding in .Net for Azure and other platforms.

Tasks, expectations/deliverables

Work in an agile delivery team, designing and crafting software solutions:

  • Use automated testing and deployment in a continuous delivery environment
  • Collaborate with others in the development community, identifying good practices we can adopt and sharing our experiences
  • Share knowledge of tools and techniques with the wider team, both developer and non-developers
  • Continually develop your own skills as part of a programme of continuous professional development

What we are looking for

For these posts we are looking for various levels of commercial experience of C# and .Net. For the more experience posts we will also be looking for leadership expertise.

And in return?

We will actively empower you to develop yourself and provide flexible working practices for a healthy work/life balance. You will also benefit from a brand-new award-winning office, with free use of our on-site gym, free parking and subsidised canteen.

For a full job description of each post, including the competencies you will be assessed on in your application, please click the apply button to be taken to the UKHO website.

Closing date: 23:55 on 13 September 2019.

We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By 'minimum criteria' we mean that the evidence you provide in your competency statement must demonstrate that you meet the minimum pass mark, set by the short-list panel, for each criteria listed in the 'short-list' section, above. The short-list panel will not be made aware of any individual that has applied under GIS; this information will be processed solely by HR, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit, on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's Recruitment Principles.

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04/10/2019 13:13:00
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