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Job Ref:  204565052
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Job Type:  Contract
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Code:  NE2
Salary:  £476/day
19/10/2016 09:35
Software Engineer


* CV Submission Deadline: Monday 05/09/16 @ 16:45
* The Maximum Pay Rate: £476
* Location: Benton Park View: North East
* Contract Length: ASAP to 31/12/2016
* Security Clearance Level Required: BPSS (DS) - Baseline Personnel Security Standard (with a Disclosure Scotland)
* Additional Info: Please see Requirement


* Strong analytical and problem solving skills

* Good interpersonal and communication skills

* Previous experience of working in technical teams

* Proven experience of the principles of software engineering, programming and data management

* Experience of behaviour driven development, test driven development, unit testing and an appreciation of software quality engineering

* Java, 7-8 preferred

* JavaScript, NA preferred


* Clean Coding principles

* Test Driven Development (TDD) principles

* Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) principles

* Pair Programming (or Extreme Programming) principles

* Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) principles and the differences

* Microservices - characteristics, concepts, etc... Desirable

* Previous commercial experience in software engineering

* Experience of agile development techniques

* Experience of communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience

* Ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders

* Good knowledge of Technology products and experience of working within Business and IT advantageous

* Good technical knowledge of Internet technologies and architecture

* Experience of working with multiple Operating Systems.

* Awareness of software lifecycles and quality management disciplines, for example agile software practices and test automation

* Ability to find and use the appropriate tool or technology for the given task, and know when to ask for help. SFIA 6 Skills Framework

* Requirements Definition & Management - Level 3

* Testing - Level 4

* Programming / Software Development - Level 3

* Database Design - Level 2

* Technical Specialism - Level 4

* Relationship Management - Level 4

The GYSP Digital Service is part of the Retirement Provision Programme work intended to provide a full end to end service for citizens throughout their working life encompassing planning and saving for retirement and the ability to activate (i.e. put into payment) a state pension with minimal operator interaction at the point the citizen chooses to transition from working life into pension life. The Service is currently in Beta build phase and is due to start Private Beta in summer 2016 (Iteration 1). This will deliver a core digital channel for citizens to activate their state pension, and for DWP Agents to process claims. Desired Skills and Experience:

* Backend Development Technologies (e.g. Java 8, Tomcat, nginx, NA, Mongo DB)

* Code Editors (e.g. Eclipse, NetBeans, IntelliJ and Atom)

* Frontend UI Development Technologies (e.g. Angular, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, D3/D4HTML 4 and 5) Toolset:

* Spring Tool Suite (Eclipse based IDE) or IntelliJ IDEA

* Sublime3 or Atom text editor


* Confluence The Software Engineer you will be responsible for contributing to and supporting components of applications, which make up citizen services. You will work within the overall Software Development Lifecycle Processes within Software Engineering. Learn about the agreed Architectural & Software Engineering principals to ensure the systems are fit for purpose
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