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ICT Senior Application Developer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
08/11/2019
Advert End Date:
01/12/2019 23:59
Salary:
£33,799.00 - £35,934.00 Annually
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
ICT
Vacancy ID:
193124
Employment Location:
Stockton on Tees
Post Number:
Vacancy ID: 010634
Closing date:
1 Dec
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 Senior 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. The variety of solutions developed corresponds to the widely different council services we support and results in this being a unique opportunity for the right candidate. 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 & 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:

• xHTML/HTML 5
• CSS
• XML
• Javascript & jQuery
• SOAP & REST Web Services
• C#/VB, ASP.NET MVC 5
• T-SQL SSRS and SSIS
• Entity Framework 6
• Azure Web App
• Azure DevOps

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

As a senior ICT professional your customer service skills will be well developed and a commitment to quality evident in your experience.

In return, as well as giving you the opportunity to assist in the delivery and support of an exciting strategic ICT programme, 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.

An online application form and further information is available from www.stockton.gov.uk/jobs.

Please ensure you refer to the Job Description and the essential and desirable criteria in the Person Specification when completing the Personal Statement on the application form, as this information is used to select candidates for interview.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Juliet Beer, ICT Projects & Application Manager on 01642 524841 or Ian Miles, Assistant Director Xentrall Shared Service on 01642 527012.
The application form is available in alternative formats from Xentrall Recruitment Services, tel: 01642 526992 or email recruitment@xentrall.org.uk

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