An overview of the role
We are looking for flexible, skilled Front-end developers to fill this role. Using agile methods, you will work closely with other members of the scrum team throughout the development cycle in order to design, build, test, maintain and support the new digital services.
Build, deploy and operate outstanding digital services within an agile environment that meet well-defined user needs
Provide mentorship and / or line management for more junior Front-end developers where necessary
Contribute to a culture of continual improvement in which key systems owned by your digital service team are regularly analysed, maintained and improved.
Contribute to a robust automated test suite to work in a continuous integration environment
Become involved in the wider web development community (outside of HMRC and the government), building relationships with other front-end developers and identifying best practices we can adopt
Sharing knowledge of tools and techniques with technical and non-technical team members in the wider HMRC digital team and across government
Completion of work allocated within agreed time, cost and quality criteria and providing progress reports on assigned work as required
Prompt escalation of problems, issues and risks as necessary
Why this role?
We’re excited to be offering this opportunity for a talented Developer to join our rapidly expanding team, working at the forefront of technology at various locations throughout the UK.
who loves a job that’s never the same one day to the next. As a Developer, you’ll be tasked with a wide range of responsibilities.
You’ll be surrounded by some amazing people and working in one of the best cultures that you can find.
Technologies & skills-
Digital, Open Source, Scala
Digital technologies e.g. Scala, Play Framework, mongoDB, Java, JSON, XML, Microservices, Docker, Puppet, IntelliJ, IDE, Sbt, CSS
Examples Java Development, Weblogic, Webmethods, Java Scripting, J2SE, J2EE, Spring, EJB, HTML, HTML5, Unix, Eclipse, SOAP, XML, REST, JBOSS, Apache, Tomact, SQL, Hibernate, JUnit, Selenium (Automation), GiT
Open Source technology
Adobe Forms Development
Open Source & Digital experience the ability to pick up new tools, examples of which are all listed.
Understanding of common web application architectures. Experience configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.
Experience debugging a complex multi-server service
Scripting or basic programming skills. Familiarity with network protocols TCP / IP, HTTP, SSL, etc.
Installation and management of open source monitoring tools. Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef
Deploying and configuring machines in a Cloud environment
Understanding of application deployment strategies and continuous integration
Working within a product-centric environment
Good written and verbal communication skills, Problem solving and creativity skills, Honesty and Integrity, Eagerness to learn, Drive and energy
Lateral thinking : generate innovative approaches and solutions to complex problems
Pragmatism : delivery-focused, adaptable and responsive
Influencing skills to drive change and continuous improvement
Self-starter with demonstrable career progression through personal initiative
Passionate and energetic : ambitious, committed, drives immediacy and urgency
Strong people skills : communication, negotiation, listening
Demonstrable ability to learn new platforms and technologies quickly
Confident to engage with client