.NET Senior Software Developer

Grade: SEO

Reference: 157967

Location: National: Can be based at any Defra office in England including our Digital Hubs Bristol, Reading, Warrington and York. We welcome flexible working and are open to a blended approach

Salary: £35,895 to £43,847 National: £35,895 - £40,613, London: £38,751 - £43,847 + Industry Leading Pension + Benefits

The Software Development function within DDTS is recruiting a .NET Senior Developer.

How we work

• As a Senior Developer you will play a key role in supporting business critical applications for Defra

• Our Development work utilises the .NET Core Framework to develop new Enterprise applications; in addition, we support a number of legacy applications

• Working as part of a delivery team, you will work alongside Developers ranging from Junior through to Lead / Principle.

• Our delivery teams focus on collaboration and communication, so you will be expected to take an effective role in shaping the solutions we build

• We recognise the value of a good work/life balance and offer a range of flexible working options that are open to everyone regardless of their personal circumstances

• We always seek to take advantage of the best innovations the IT industry has to offer, following a cloud-first strategy and aim to work in the open in all that we do

What we look for in all our software developers

• Collaboration – the ability to work well with members of a diverse, multi-disciplinary team

• Curiosity – the urge to find out why things are the way they are and to seek out new challenges

• Problem solving – the imagination, tenacity and intelligence to find the best solution

• Flexibility – the ability to work in a changing environment

What skills and experience we’re looking for:

• Data design – sound understanding of the best patterns and approaches for handling sensitive, transactional data

• Programming – background in building and deploying applications in .NET

• Ownership – being the technical lead for high-profile services, ensuring that user needs are met and that solutions are technically fit for purpose

• Continuous Service Improvement – identifying opportunities and making recommendations to improve the suite of business critical applications which you will support

• Leadership – provide leadership within the team to oversee the successful build, deployment and support of business critical applications.