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Senior Front End Developer


Posted on Nov 30, 2021 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£49.2k - £67.2k Annual
DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work, and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We are looking for an expert Front End Developer to join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital.

We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

As our new Senior FE Dev you will develop innovative software that helps us build, maintain and modernise products and services used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Developing World-class Products.

You'll use your expert knowledge of modern software engineering and architecture principles to create effective, secure and reliable software solutions that will be used by millions of people
You will continue to develop your expertise in modern web development stacks, web standards, user experience, progressive enhancement, performance, accessibility, browser compatibility, tooling and pipelines.
You'll build and oversee accessible and performant interfaces across multiple devices and browsers
You'll write quality test-driven code, using modern frameworks and development techniques within a test-driven development (TDD) environment
You'll shape the high standards to which DWP products and services are built, and integrated, using and advocating for modern web development techniques
We currently have 1bn lines of code in over 12000 code repos - you and your teams will build, maintain and share reusable libraries of code, including contributing to cross-government code libraries.
You'll manage and lead other developers, in their work and careers, establishing standards and vision, building capability and promoting best practice

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

You're an experience Front End Developer, with detailed knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Web standards.
You have experience building robust and accessible interfaces that work for as many users as possible, regardless of their needs.
You have experience of using testing and testing methodologies to validate solutions.
You have a good understanding of relational databases and data warehousing principles.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in your choice of our brilliant digital hubs in Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester or Sheffield.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We're offer a hybrid of some time at home and some time in the office. And many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer pay of up to £67,151 and a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27.9%. For a starting salary of £58,000, for example, DWP would put £16,000 into your pension pot every year.

You'll also get generous leave package starting at 26 days, plus all the usual bank holidays.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working, flexi hours and up to 3 extra flexi days off a month
Family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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Reference: 215282824

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