ICT Software Developer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
03/12/2020 17:00
Starting salary of £27,741 + Benefits
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Closing date:
3 Dec
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ICT Software Developer
Starting salary of £27,741 + Benefits

The ICT department is at the start of a substantial and rewarding journey to transform ICT within the Fire Service and as a result we have an exciting opportunity for an ICT Software Developer to join the ICT team.

This is a varied and interesting role, supporting the ICT team with the transformational change projects and maintaining existing ICT investments in Hardware, Software, Services, Network Infrastructure and Security systems.

The Service values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.

The role will require:

• Developing applications using the .Net stack, C#, MVC, HTML, CSS and Javascript/JQuery.
• Experience involving data processing, transmission, storage and retrieval, primarily with Microsoft SQL server.
• To employ software development strategies, unit testing solutions, release procedures, source code repository and version control solutions.
• Ability to effectively understand new ICT systems and technologies, including keeping abreast of emerging technologies.

This is a very exciting opportunity for anyone who is comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic organisation in a changing sector.

You must be able to demonstrate the appropriate skills, knowledge and aptitude to undertake this role as outlined in the job description and person specification.

For further information about the role, please contact Wayne Longton-Worley, Head of ICT on 0191 444 1511

What we can offer you:

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters are based in a purpose build office in Washington, with ample free parking and easy access from the A1 and A19. On site facilities include catering facilities and an onsite gym. The role also benefits from an attractive package, including up to 22 days holiday and public holidays, Local Government Pension Scheme and access to a range of social and volunteering opportunities.

Closing date: 03 December 2020 at 17:00

Interviews: Week Commencing 14 December 2020