Senior Java Developer Senior Java Developer …

DWP Digital
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Up to GBP84609 per annum + comp. benefits
DWP Digital
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to GBP84609 per annum + comp. benefits
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 Java Developers to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe.

In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP. 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'll bring your outstanding skills to a collaborative team including around 30 Developers, 20 QAs, 15 BAs, IxDs, User Researchers, FE Devs and more.

Our multi-disciplinary agile team is a testing ground and an incubator for ideas and ways of working that will influence the way things are done across government. We want to prove that our creative, innovative approach can work in the public sector, that technology can change lives, and that we can successfully transform the delivery of government products and services. We want you to help us.

What are we looking for?

  • Experience developing software within a Micro-Service architectures. Significant experience working with Java 8 or higher
  • Experience of using SQL and no-SQL database applications, particularly Mongo
  • Implementing Software Engineering best practice including Continuous Integration
  • Have a good understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development
  • Experience working as part of agile multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of working in a Pair Programming environment

You and your role

You aren't bothered about titles or hierarchy; what really excites you is problem-solving and the opportunity to deliver innovative technology that carries real value for users. Comfortable in a Pair Programming environment, you will draw value from collaboration with others, actively seek input from colleagues and thrive as part of a multidisciplinary team.

You are an experienced Dev with a toolbox full of skills, so you know what works. We will empower you do your job in the way that works best for you. Our leadership clears away the noise and distractions so that you can have the autonomy and ownership to challenge, question and do the right thing at the right time.

We want you to feel the same purpose and pride that we do and to have the same desire to deliver. We work hard because we care about the result and because we know it matters. If you are driven by the same purpose, and by the same desire to overcome challenge and complexity through technology then you will be right at home here.

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.

Our team has grown from something small, with the feel of a start-up, to something a lot bigger. But we've kept the same spirit and sense of community.

You'll join us in our easy-to-reach digital hub in Central London.

What is our offer?

  • We'll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £84,609
  • You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
  • We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
  • We'll help you balance your life and work
  • We'll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days

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.

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