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Software Developer.3753

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
29/10/2021 23:59
£32,910 - £36,922
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Employment Location:
County Hall
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Job details 

Closing date:
29 Oct

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Further information

The role

We are looking for skilled and enthusiastic Software Developers who can help us build applications and digital services that make a real difference to people’s lives.

Be part of the team at Northumberland that is making a positive difference to our residents, businesses, our staff and visitors using the best of digital design, data and technology. We are embedding multi-channel service design to solve real problems and meet user needs. Our Software Developers design, build, test and run applications as part of multi-functional agile delivery teams.

You’ll thrive using agile methods and enjoy working openly, collaboratively and as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside other roles such as: delivery managers, business analysts and business experts.

Essential requirements:

We’re interested in people who:

Understand software design principles
Understand and have experience working in agile environments
Understand web security and accessibility
Have experience working with web technologies and front-end
Have experience of open source technologies such as Python, Java, JavaScript, Node.js
Understand deploying applications on cloud-based environments like AWS and Azure
Have a good understanding of TDD and BDD
Have an understanding of SQL and noSQL database applications such as Postgres, MySQL, and MongoDB
Have experience with distributed version control systems such as Git
Ideally have some experience with containerisation processes and tools such as Docker and Kubernetes
Knowledge and experience of APIs, RESTful services and Microservice Architectures

We are offering:
-A starting salary of £32,910 (Band 8 £32,910 - £36,922)
-Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
-A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Ryan Fitzpatrick (Ryan.Fitzpatrick@northumberland.gov.uk) for an informal discussion.

This is a Permanent, Full time position.

For a copy of the job description/person specification please see the supporting documents

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council Website.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

Closing date for applications is midnight on 29th October 2021

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