Software Engineer

  • GBP44000 - GBP52925 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • DWP
  • 07 Dec 18

Software Engineer, BPDTS Limited Salary: Up to £52,925, plus employer pension contributions of up to 10% & a performance related annual bonus of up to 10% 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.

Software Engineer, BPDTS Limited - Up to £52,925, plus employer pension contributions of up to 10% & a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%

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 talented engineers and devs with java and javascript skills 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.

In BPDTS Ltd you will be joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals who 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 receive on the job coaching and support, working closely with and learning from our other experienced Engineers. You'll also have access to loads of training and development, internal and external, with invites to conferences, meet-ups, events and more.

If you're talented, ambitious and you want to be a part of a learning, buzzing Engineering community - and you want to use your skills to deliver stuff that really matters into the hands of people that really need it - then you'll be right at home here.

You and your role

We're looking for engineers with java and javascript skills to join our thriving community of software engineers and developers.

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 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.

You should be driven to deliver, creative and able to manage your own work and responsibilities. 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 and love learning new tricks.

What are we looking for?

  • Good with SQL and no-SQL database applications such as Postgres, MySQL, and MongoDB.
  • Experience of development in open source technologies like Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Test-driven development alongside use of automated test frameworks. Using Linux based Operating Systems like RHEL, working with distributed version control systems such as Git.
  • Experience implementing Software Engineering best practices.
  • Experience of developing in cloud based environments. Ability to build and test interfaces between systems.
  • Understand key principles of modern standards approaches.
  • Experience in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales, being able to quickly comprehend and convert business requirement and user stories into technical solutions

Key Tech:

  • Java
  • Agile
  • Javascript
  • Node.JS
  • SQL and no-SQL Data Bases
  • TDD

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 one of our easy-to-reach digital hub in Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle or Sheffield (your choice). Each of our brilliant hubs has been 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, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.

Our central hubs have the best of each city on the doorstep, and we have a range of facilities across the sites from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to ping pong, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more.

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

What is our offer?

  • We'll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £52,925.
  • 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.

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.

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