I.T. & Communications

Senior Developer

Full Time

Milton Keynes is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and dynamic place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to that continued success than through a unique and rewarding career with Milton Keynes Council. So if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, make a move to Milton Keynes Council. With modern working practices where flexibility is commonplace and performance is measured on outcomes and results, alongside a generous holiday entitlement, you can experience a fulfilling job and great work-life balance.

Milton Keynes is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and dynamic place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to that continued success than through a unique and rewarding career with Milton Keynes Council. So if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, make a move to Milton Keynes Council. With modern working practices where flexibility is commonplace and performance is measured on outcomes and results, alongside a generous holiday entitlement, you can experience a fulfilling job and great work-life balance. Milton Keynes Council is looking to recruit an individual for the role of Senior Developer on a fixed term basis for six month basis. We are looking to employ an enthusiastic and energetic individual to work closely with our team of Developers to deliver robust, reliable, technologically advanced and cost-effective services enabling transformation of front-line services. You will also take the lead on solution development in projects and support as well as challenging the status quo with regards the art of the possible when it comes to digital solutions.

Key Duties

  • To develop and support mobile and web applications using web, iOS, Android and Windows technologies, including developing and designing integrations into CRM systems and back office applications to automate transactions end to end.
  • To assist in the set up of security solutions for web applications and bespoke developments related to the role.
  • To promote to customers on how they can make use of/persuade users to adopt the use of software products used by the digital team to support self-service and automation.
  • To innovate in the use of available tools of services and reusable components.
  • To evaluate and implement package solutions for the web, including the development of new or existing interfaces to support the development of fully automated, self-service solutions, end to end.
  • To develop and support computer programs for the web, making use of appropriate software products relevant to the task e.g. Sublime Text, PhpStorm, Eclipse or Visual Studio to support and enable channel shift online with customer expectations.
  • To provide consultancy and advice to customers and colleagues within the partnership on the options and best value solutions for supporting digital self-service and automation.
  • To provide ongoing technical support functions for websites and applications (including legacy) within the partnership.
  • To ensure that documented code standards, version control and test plans are used, produced and carried out for all development work.

Experience, Qualifications and any Mandatory Requirements

  • Proven experience of mobile or web application development such as Web, IOS, Android, Windows Phone.
  • Experience of appropriate development applications such as Sublime Text, PhpStorm, Eclipse or MS Visual Studio.
  • Proven experience in either Front-end development (HTML/CSS/JS and User Experience), PHP 5+ or MS .NET 4+

Skills Required

  • Proven experience of object oriented/web programming/design concepts including version control, client and server side development along with web service and API integration.
  • Substantial experience of working in an IT development or similar environment.
  • Able to identify and assess the potential risks before and during a build in a project.

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency