Software Developer.3753

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/11/2020 23:59
£32,910 - £36,922
Hours per week:
Job Category:
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Employment Location:
County Hall
Closing date:
20 Nov
Further Information

Software Developer (2 posts)

37 hours per week

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

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.

Closing date 13 November 2020

To view a copy of the Job Description and Personal Specification please click here

For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.

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 email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.