ICT Lead Application Developer

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 03/02/2019 23:59
£32,233.00 - £35,229.00 annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
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Closing date:
3 Feb
Further Information


Xentrall Shared Services is a forward thinking public service partnership between Stockton-on-Tees and Darlington Borough Councils. ICT is one of the services provided by Xentrall and we have an exciting and challenging programme of ICT projects underway for both Darlington and Stockton councils and other Public Sector organisations for which we provide ICT services.

As ICT Lead Application Developer, you will have a key role to play in developing, maintaining and supporting the service's in-house web applications, integrations and website portfolio, with lead responsibility for the technical design, implementation and deployment of these. You should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of solution technical design, development, testing techniques, support and maintenance.

In addition, the successful candidate will be someone who relishes the challenge of a varied workload, is keen to develop their personal skillset and to improve their knowledge of all areas of the web development stack and ICT service management disciplines through the significant formal training and mentoring opportunities available to Xentrall Shared Services employees.

You will have current and proven experience in software development, systems integration, analysis and design, testing, change and release management and the configuration, use and support of Content Management Systems. As a consequence, you will have significant skills and practical experience in some of the following:
- Javascript & jQuery
- SOAP & REST Web Services
- Entity Framework 6

Umbraco knowledge and experience would be desirable, but is not essential.

Working as part of a professional ICT projects unit and closely with customers and ICT Infrastructure, End User and Application Support Teams you will have an important role in assisting Xentrall ICT in driving forward a proactive, customer focused, high performance and cost effective service improvement / efficiency focused culture. As a senior ICT professional your customer service skills will be well developed and a commitment to quality evident in your experience.

In return, we offer a friendly, professional and modern working environment where individual effort and teamwork are recognised and appreciated, both by colleagues and customers alike. We also offer a very extensive training and development programme.

This post offers the opportunity to work flexitime and has a generous annual leave entitlement.

As a progressive organisation we have achieved certification to ISO27001 and ISO9001 and we also hold Investors in People and Customer Service Excellence awards. We have an internal service improvement programme which is driving forward a number of initiatives which are also assisting with our deployment of ITIL and PRINCE2 based practices.

Xentrall ICT Services are based in Darlington and the successful candidate may on occasion be required to travel to locations across the Tees Valley and possibly the wider region as necessary.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For a further informal discussion, please contact Juliet Beer, ICT Business Analysis & Projects Manager on 01642 524841 or Ian Miles, Assistant Director on 01642 527012.

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council ensures that all customers, both internal and external receive a consistently high quality level of service.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.