Pertemps Scotland
Edinburgh, UK
Closing date
22 Oct 2020

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Technology & New Media
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Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Edinburgh to recruit for a Developer in the Public Sector on a temporary basis for 6 Months with potential extension.

Due to current circumstances this role will be based remotely.
The role is full time with a day rate of £400/480. This role is Outside IR35.

An experienced developer with solid commercial experience of building web applications and REST APIs using Spring Boot in an OpenShift environment is required to accelerate the Organisations delivery of new and improved digital services to our customers.

The main duties would be:
  • Further development and support of the Digital Submission Service to:
  • o support a "by exception" paper channel
  • o streamline customer interaction providing optimised routes for representments
  • o optimising the capture of digital documents from customers
  • Development and support of a replacement for the Organisations existing Reports Portal, ultimately enabling the retirement of the legacy system
  • Migration of ScotLIS and the Digital Submission Service from the on-prem Openshift platform to a platform hosted on AWS
  • Continued enhancement of the ScotLIS business and public platforms based on ongoing customer feedback
  • Continued development and support of Customer Facing products in line with the product and architecture roadmaps
  • Demonstrate excellent, sustainable and collaborative software development practice that's focused on delivering highly readable, maintainable and appropriate artefacts
  • Requirement for software development services
  • Actively participating in all team events, leading where specialist knowledge in required, and supporting the team to improve their process through inspection and adaptation
  • Engage with the wider Organisation communities of practice and interest to share knowledge, technique and experience
  • Ensure high quality of developed solutions through development and maintenance of unit tests - with appropriate code coverage - and code analysis using code quality tools
  • Ensure that developed software complies with non-functional requirements, such as accessibility, security, UI/UX, performance, maintainability, deployability, etc..
  • Troubleshoot development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms, from the AWS-based modern stack to the multiple strands of ETL and database (legacy and otherwise) that underpins the service
  • Routinely use collaborative development practices such as pairing and mobbing techniques in programming, code reviews, system design and requirements analysis/refinement, etc.
  • Coaching and mentoring other team members, as appropriate

  • Significant commercial experience with the following technology:
  • Java 8+
  • Spring Boot microservices
  • Spring security and OAuth2
  • JavaScript UI frameworks, including React
  • OpenShift
  • Modern DevOps and CI/CD practices including deployment pipelines, Jenkins and Docker
  • Significant and demonstrable commercial experience in the following areas:
  • Delivering high quality software collaboratively in high-performing, cross-functional development teams.
  • Designing, gaining consensus, and implementing technical solutions for software development projects
  • Developing within Digital First or GDS quality standards
  • Developing solutions using human-centred, research-driven, inclusive design practices
  • Designing and implementing solutions using service and event-based architectures
  • Using testing tools for unit testing, including system test automation frameworks
  • Cloud monitoring, telemetry, intelligence tools and processes, including Grafana
  • Incrementally replacing enterprise legacy systems
  • Working in Agile delivery models
  • Defining infrastructure as code Using UI pattern libraries to achieve consistent, tested and high-quality interfaces
  • Code quality, monitoring, telemetry and analytics tools
  • Designing and developing

  • AWS Lambda, S3, Cloud Formation, Aurora/Postgres, API Gateway, CDK
  • Python 2.7/3.x
  • Typescript

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