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Vacancy for Senior Software Engineer (Drupal 8, SharePoint, API/ESB Integration, CI/CD)

Salary Salary of up to £54,646 plus an additional allowance of up to £10,000 for exceptional candidates. (Additional London weighting of £4,729 for those based in our London office)
Directorate Customer and Corporate Services
Function Digital
Job Type Permanent
Hours of Work 37hpw

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(Drupal 8, SharePoint, API/ESB Integration, CI/CD)

Location: London, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, Preston, Leeds or Newcastle

Salary of up to £54,646 plus an additional allowance of up to £10,000 for exceptional candidates. (Additional London weighting of £4,729 for those based in our London office)

Benefits package includes: holiday allowance of 27 days + bank holidays, NHS Pension Scheme, NHS fleet solutions car lease scheme, Cycle to work scheme, family friendly policies and Childcare voucher scheme/tax free childcare.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 4th November 2018 at 11:45pm

Be part of our Digital transformation!

About CQC

The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

We have already transformed our organisation, putting the public and best practice at the heart of everything we do. The work continues as CQC is undergoing a significant digital transformation. The Digital directorate, headed by Pete Sinden, Chief Digital Officer, will be overseeing delivery of our information management and technology strategy, setting out to overhaul our systems over the next few years. We are looking to strengthen our Digital function to deliver on our business priorities. Our core methodology and delivery approach will shift from a waterfall to an agile method. 

About the Roles

We have a number of exciting opportunities for highly skilled Senior Software Engineers to join our Applications Development and DevOps teams.  The roles cover the Drupal 8 LAMP stack, Microsoft C# .Net & SharePoint, ESB & API Integration, and Continual Integration & Continual Delivery design, build and maintenance using Jenkins.

You will be responsible for writing clean, secure code following a test-driven approach, planning and leading development on sets of related stories and operating the production services that are built, including maintenance and support.

With the understanding of the whole system, you will also be responsible for teaching this to others while working collaboratively with all Engineering and Product teams to ensure effective CI/CD pipelines are built and supported across the product sets.

About You

You will be an expert in your field, educated to degree-level, professionally qualified or have the required equivalent experience.

With the ability to demonstrate in-depth, knowledge, understanding and techniques within your field you will be able to ensure you achieve high levels of delivery along with continually improving the ways in which we work.

Working with others across immediate and wider teams will come naturally to you to ensure the best outcomes are always achieved. You will have experience of working in multi-disciplinary Agile delivery teams.

To ensure you are successful in this role you will have experience of and need to be adaptable to change and have strong abilities in applying engineering principles to new technologies.

For more information please download the role specific job description.

External Candidate Information

Please provide referee details for a full 3-year employment history on your application along with relevant information to support any gaps in employment, we will not approach your referees without your prior consent. Please note that if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks of this vacancy closing, you can assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all of our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage. We must also inform you that, in line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Tier 2

CQC are currently not able to accept applications from anyone requiring Tier 2 sponsorship because there are currently no Tier 2 vacancies.

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