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3 days ago


London, London


We're supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We're now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

Software Developer working within a sprint team, Product Managers / Owners, Analysts and other stakeholders to design and progress key application developments delivering changes within defined product release cycles

following Agile SCRUM principles.

This is a home based role Capita SSS provides mission critical command and control software to the Emergency Services globally.  Several development teams exist across products and locations to deliver customer funded projects/changes, strategic roadmap changes and fixes to support our current customer base. 

This senior technical developer role is a largely internal facing role working within aa agile software development team to ensure the team meets its sprint goals and delivers quality software on time and to budget.  The role is "hands on" being full involved in the code base of the applications using in depth knowledge of .NET framework, WPF, ADO.NET, data structures, code efficiency and problem-solving skills.

The seniority of this position means you will work closely with and report to the Software Development Manager to ensure issues and risks are manged in a timely manner.  Collaboration within the team with all disciplines including Solution Assurance and Business Analysis is essential to the role.

The role does not require line management of staff initially though previous experience of line management, task management and delegation would be desirable and advantageous.   

It's fully expected that suitable candidates will be up to date with current technologies allowing participation in architectural design decisions and the influencing of technologies considered within the current and future product suite.

What we're looking for:

•Minimum 5 years' experience within software development in a senior/leadership capacity Detailed knowledge of .NET development using Visual Basic and/or C# Agile Software Development Methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban.
•Experience Microsoft SQL Server Experience of technically leading a team and/or product successfully
•Experience in contributing to and making architectural and technical design decisions
•Experience of source control repositories e.g GIT
•Experience of using Azure or other cloud environments
•Strong working knowledge of developing enterprise web-based applications Knowledge of design patterns (such as MVVM, MEF, Reactive Extensions and Windows Workflow).
•Experience of Azure or other Cloud environments.

What's in it for you?

•A competitive basic salary
•23 days' holiday (rising to 27 ) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
•The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
•Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
•Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
•Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
•Remote working

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita's offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.